The Government of Guyana has approved the distribution of school grants for the provision of greater resources to teachers in schools. Head teachers and teachers are hereby permitted to collect, distribute, and expend school grants as well as engage in any activity as it relates to the management of the school grants. These grants will be distributed directly to schools through the head teacher and will be expended under the following provisions:
- Grants will be given under 3 categories: Janitorial and cleaning supplies, Office materials and supplies and Field materials and supplies.
- The grant rate shall be $4,000 per child for each coastal school and $5,500 per child for each hinterland/riverine school.
- The rate shall be divided into the categories as follows: