Grants Available for Application   

Grant Title

    Sponsoring    Organization

Purpose

Award

Deadline

RGK Foundation Education Grants

 

        RGK Foundation

 

 

Primary focus on math, science and reading, teacher development, and literacy.

Amounts vary

Ongoing

Target Field Trips Grant Target Target will award 5,000 grants of up to $800 each for the upcoming school year. Up to $800 November 3, 2009

Pay It Forward Mini-Grants

 

Pay It Forward Foundation

 

 

Funds one-time-only service projects benefiting school or community.

Up to $500

September 15, 2009 (Fall)February 15, 2010 (Spring)

Best Buy Teach @ 15 Award

Best Buy

 

 

Schools serving grades 7-12/ Students determine technology needs and then vote.

$1,500

15 day voting period Ongoing

Mockingbird Foundation

 

 

Mockingbird Foundation Grants

 

 

Projects that encourage and foster creative expression in any musical form.

$50.00 to $5,000

February 1 and September 1 annually

The Foundation for Technology Education and Pitsco/Hearlihy & Co.

Pitsco/Hearlihy/FTE Grant: Excellence in Teaching Technology

 

 

Purpose is to recognize and encourage the integration of a quality technology education program.

$2,000

Not available

Toshiba America Foundation

Toshiba America Foundation

 

 

Programs in science and mathematics.

$1,000 to $5,000

October 1, 2009

State Farm Youth Advisory Board

 

 

State Farm Youth Advisory Board

 

 

Service-learning projects that address the root cause of varied issues.

$25,000 to $100,000

October 2, 2009

Red Robin Foundation

 

U-ACT Program

 

 

U-ACT is a character-building initiative specifically for middle and junior high schools.

$1,200-$1,500

October 1, 2009

Vernier Software and Technology

Vernier and NSTA Technology Award

 

 

Promotes the innovative use of data-collection technology using a computer, graphing calculator, or other handheld in the science classroom.

$3,000

November 30, 2009

National Gardening Association and Gardener’s Supply Co.

Healthy Sprouts Awards

 

 

School must plan to garden in 2010 with at least 15 children between the ages of 3 and 18.

$200-$500,

25 packs of seeds, lessons and literature

October 17, 2009

Do Something and Dunkin Brands Community Foundation

 

Do Something Disaster Grants

 

 

Projects focused on disaster preparedness, emergency response, rebuilding after a disaster, and supporting our troops.

$500 each week

None

American Association of School Librarians

 

Beyond Words: the Dollar General School Library Relief Fund

 

 

The goal is to provide funding for books, media, and/or library equipment that support learning in a school library environment.

$5,000-$15,000

Ongoing

The Fender Music Foundation

 

The Fender Music Foundation Grant

 

 

Provides music instruction for people of any age who would not otherwise have the opportunity to make music.

$500-$5,000

Ongoing

Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation

 

Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation Grants

 

 

Helps schools create reading gardens, build playgrounds, and implement other improvement projects.

Not available.

October 16, 2009

Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation (CICF)

Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation (CICF) Grants Program

 

 

Supports programs that meet the needs of economically disadvantaged populations, that incorporate partnerships with community groups and local organizations.

10% of grant request can be used for salaries the other portion for the program cost.

Beginning of each quarter

Charles Lafitte Foundation

Charles Lafitte Foundation Grants Program

 

 

Support for innovative programs aimed at resolving social service issues, assisting students with learning disabilities, providing technology and computer based education, creating access to education of the arts, supporting at-risk children from pre-school to college and providing learning enhancement, including the development of leadership skills.

Varies

Ongoing

The Music is Revolution Foundation

 

The Music is Revolution Foundation Grants Program

 

 

Activities designed by teachers to implement, support, and/or improve their ability to provide

quality music education for their students.

$500

January 15,

April 15, and October 15

MetLife and NASSP

MetLife- NASSP Breakthrough Schools Project

 

 

Identify, recognize, and showcase middle level and high schools that serve large numbers of students living in poverty and are high achieving or dramatically improving student achievement.

Varies

May 15, 2010

Kids in Need Foundation

 

Kids In Need Teacher Grants

 

 

 

Funds for classroom teachers who have innovative, meritorious ideas.

$100 to $500

September 30, 2009

IBM

 

IBM Grants Program

 

 

 

 A sustained commitment to innovation in education.

Varies

NA

The Actuarial Foundation

Advancing Student Achievement

 

 

This math grant program supports your efforts in the classroom by integrating hands-on, practical mathematics skills brought to life by a teacher's desire to apply for funding and local actuaries ready to help.

Varies

Ongoing

Sparkplug Foundation

 

 

Sparkplug Foundation Grants

 

 

 

Sparkplug funding is intended to build lasting infrastructure

for carrying out the goals of music, education and community organizing work.

Varies

Call by September 25, 2009

 

Application due by October 9, 2009

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc.

AIAA Foundation Classroom Grant

 

 

Educate students about math, science, technology, and engineering.

$200

November 30

Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation

Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation Music Grants

 

 

Melody Program helps K-12 school instrumental music programs that take place during the regular school day.

 

Special Projects Program helps before and after-school music programs.

 

Michael Kamen Solo Award helps outstanding student musicians enrolled in grades 8 - 12 who cannot afford to obtain an appropriate instrument.

 

$10,000

 

 

 

 

$10,000

 

 

 

$20,000

Pre-Qualification Form due by December 1, 2009

Dirksen Congressional Center

 

 

Robert H. Michel Special Project Grants

 

 

 

The Center will support work to enhance understanding of the U.S. Congress.

$2,500 to $5,000

Ongoing

Toyota

Toyota Tapestry Grants for Science Teachers

 

 

K–12 science teachers for innovative projects that enhance science education in the school and/or school district.

50 large grants up to $10,000

 

20-32 mini grants up to $2,500

January 18, 2010

Coca Cola Foundation

Education Grants Program

To support student scholarships, school drop-out prevention, access to education programs, and other education initiatives, per local business unit priorities.

Varies

NA

Bruce Larkin, Author

IRA & RR Reading Conference Grants

Helps fund expenses for selected early literacy professionals (K-3)

attending International Reading Association or Reading Recovery conferences.

$200

Before conferences

The Verizon Foundation

Verizon Reads

The Verizon Foundation targets our philanthropic investments to partners and programs that achieve meaningful outcomes and measurable results in specific areas within each of our Funding Priorities.

Varies

 October 31, 2009

The SEA System

Quality Science and Math Grant Program

Providing materials and equipment to MATHEMATICS and SCIENCE PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS.

$750

September 18, 2009

Donors Choose

Donors Choose Grants

An online charity connecting contributors to classrooms in need.

Varies

Ongoing

Common Grant Application

Common Grant Application Grantseeker

An online charity connecting contributors to classrooms in need.

Varies

Ongoing