Casey’s Unveils Cash for Classrooms Grant Program

New philanthropic effort supports K-12 schools in Casey’s communities.

October 15, 2020

ANKENY, Iowa—Casey’s, the 2,200-store chain, has announced its new Cash for Classrooms grant program designed to support projects and initiatives at accredited K-12 public and private schools in Casey’s communities across the heart of America.

Grants will range from $1,000 to $50,000 and can be used for physical improvements, material needs, teacher support and community engagement initiatives, including projects that help schools manage changes brought on by the pandemic. The deadline to submit a grant application is December 16, 2020, and grants will be awarded in March 2021.

During October and November, Casey’s will match its guest donations to the local school of their choice in Casey’s Rewards. To participate, guests can sign up for Casey’s Rewards at and chose to donate points to over 36,000 schools.

“The Cash for Classrooms grant program is another way we are helping schools prepare children for the future, create a skilled workforce and support families,” said Katie Petru, director of community, Casey’s. “If you are a teacher, administrator, part of a PTA or PTO, or know someone who is, we encourage you to apply for a Cash for Classrooms grant.”

More information about the program and the grant submission process, visit