The School District of Philadelphia will remain closed for the rest of the school year due to COVID-19.
Food benefits (P-EBT) cards will be distributed to qualifying families. Learn more HERE.
Need working papers? Info HERE.
Chromebook Pickup Dates and Times
have CHANGED. Updated info HERE.
Need Chromebook help? Tech Hotlines added to Chromebook Loaner Program HERE. Internet info/resources are HERE.
Find more information about the District’s Continuity of Education Plan for students HERE. Digital Learning and Planned Instruction info HERE.
Grab-and-go meal distribution
at our 50 District school sites occurs one day per week. Learn more HERE. Sites are listed HERE.
For the latest update from Superintendent Hite, included updates on Chromebooks and supports, Digital Learning resources, how to connect with school-based staff, and calendar updates, visit our Coronavirus Information Hub.
PreK-12 Learning Guides are available HERE and at all District meal sites.
Have questions? Call our Hotlines (extended hours, available in 10 languages), email us at  or visit our Frequently Asked Questions webpage.

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Grant Writing Terms Video

Posted on May 3, 2019
Categories: Grantwriting 101, Professional Development, Video

When writing grants for schools within the SDP, it is helpful to understand the vocabulary of both the grant writing process, and of the School District itself. The Office of Grant Development has compiled a list of terms that are most likely to come up or raise questions when writing a grant. This video highlights…

Crowdfunding with DonorsChoose Video

Posted on May 3, 2019
Categories: Professional Development, Video

Crowdfunding is a great way to find resources for your classroom and school. The School District of Philadelphia requires that teachers and staff use DonorsChoose or Philly FUNDamentals as their crowdfunding platforms. In this video, you will learn more about crowdfunding and the best practices for creating your own DonorsChoose account and projects. This video…

Project Development and Sustainability Video

Project Development is a key part of grant writing. The best grant applications have well thought out needs assessments, thoughtful plans to achieve you overarching goals and good stewardship plans for the future. In this video you will learn how to use worksheets to provide the fundamental framework for future proposals. This video was created…

Introduction to OGD’s Video Series

Posted on April 9, 2019
Tags: ,
Categories: Video

This school year, we partnered with Science Leadership Academy’s (SLA) Digital Media CTE program to develop and create videos on grant writing and fundraising work. Students from SLA came to the Office of Grant Development every week to meet with our staff, discuss ideas, write, film, and edit these videos. We are incredibly pleased with…