VCLD Members are invited to apply for a mini-grant.

VCLD competitive mini-grants are intended to support innovative, classroom-based programs/interventions designed for students with learning disabilities.

Two mini-grants of up to $500 each will be awarded.

Our Fall 2022 mini-grant will be awarded on November 22, 2022.

Our Spring 2023 mini-grant will be awarded March 20, 2023.

Winners also receive complimentary Symposium registration.

Deadline to apply: October 24, 2022

Congratulations Janeen Dofflemeyer, 2017 Teacher of the Year, and our most recent VCLD mini-grant recipient!


  • The applicant must be a full-time teacher in a Virginia school
  • The applicant must be a current member of VCLD
  • Funds may not be used for staff development, personnel, or hardware.
  • Funds will be disbursed when all receipts have been received by the VCLD treasurer.
  • Mini-grant recipients must submit a summary report with applicable documentation to VCLD
  • Recipients are expected to disseminate results of the programs/interventions at the following VCLD annual symposium. (Grant winners will be given a reduced rate for VCLD symposium attendance).

How to apply

  • FALL 2022: Complete and submit application no later than October 24, 2022 (Click the blue blue “VCLD Mini-Grant Application” button)
  • Attach an itemized budget 

For more information about the Mini-Grant Opportunity

Contact Lenette Hillian, Awards & Honors Co-Chairperson