Upcoming Grants Related to Education

 

Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) New Mexico

Deadline: Jan 10, 2019

Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is designed to significantly increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education. The project will provide direct services to roughly 10,000 7th-12th grade students annually in 20 high schools and middle schools in 10 public school districts...


 

New Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism: AmeriCorps Grant (Competitive Pool)

Deadline: Nov 8, 2018

The AmeriCorps national service funding (competitive pool) is determined on the basis of a national competition and is selected by the Corporation for National & Community Service (CNCS). The New Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism (the Commission) directs national service policy for New Mexico and directly administers funding awarded by the CNCS to support New...


 

Libraries and Autism: Autism Welcome Here: Library Programs, Services and More

Deadline: Dec 1, 2018

The Autism Welcome Here: Library Programs, Services and More grant honors the work of Meg Kolaya for her contributions in promoting inclusion, connecting libraries and the autism community, and bringing awareness of the needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families to the library community. The grants will fund projects and services for...


 

KidsGardening.org: Youth Garden Grant

Deadline: Dec 17, 2018

The Youth Garden Grant supports school and youth educational garden projects that enhance the quality of life for students and their communities. In addition to a cash award, recipients are awarded a variety of gardening tools and supplies, that may include: DeerBusters Easy Net Tunnel Dramm Corporation Water Nozzle Eartheasy Seed Saving Kit and Paper...


 

Dining for Women Giving Circle

Deadline: Oct 24, 2018

Dining for Women is an educational giving circle. Its members meet monthly, learn about its featured and sustained grantees, and donate to Dining for Women, allowing the group to collectively support grassroots international organizations and empower women and girls living in extreme poverty. Dining for Women funds projects that foster good health, education, and economic...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Farm to School Grant

Deadline: Dec 4, 2018

The FY 2019 Farm to School Grant supports efforts that improve access to local foods in schools. Section 18 of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act was amended to create a Farm to School Program to: Distribute grant funding to improve access to local foods in schools; Provide training and technical assistance to...


 

National Science Foundation: Computer Science for All

Deadline: Feb 12, 2019

A key goal of Computer Science for All is to provide all U.S. students the opportunity to participate in computer science (CS) and computational thinking (CT) education in their schools at the preK-12 levels. CT refers to the thought processes involved in formulating problems and their solutions in such a way that the solutions can...


 

Kerr Foundation

Deadline: Jan 18, 2019

The Kerr Foundation supports nonprofit organizations, programs, and institutions that provide new or enhanced opportunities to those within the granting areas, particularly the young. The Foundation believes that this is best accomplished in the areas of education, health, cultural development, and community service as follows: Education: Institutions of higher learning and pre-collegiate organizations including health...


 

Classics For Kids Foundation

Deadline: Dec 31, 2018

The Classics for Kids Foundation believes that playing a stringed instrument can transform a child, giving them experiences and skills that can help make them more successful in life. The foundation provides matching grants schools or nonprofit organizations to incorporate fine string instruments into their music programs. To be eligible, public and private schools or...


 

Fund for Teachers

Deadline: Jan 31, 2019

The Fund for Teachers provides educators, possessing a broad vision of what it means to teach and learn, the resources needed to pursue self-designed professional learning experiences. Grants are used for an unlimited variety of projects; all designed to create enhanced learning environments for teachers, their students, and their school communities. The Fund believes that...


 

Corporation for National and Community Service: AmeriCorps State and National Grants

Deadline: Jan 30, 2019

The mission of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic participation through service and volunteering. AmeriCorps grants are awarded to organizations proposing to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions/practices to strengthen communities. An AmeriCorps member is an individual who engages in community service...


 

Arts Midwest: Shakespeare in American Communities

Deadline: Dec 7, 2018

Shakespeare in American Communities is a national theater program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest bringing performances and related educational activities to audiences across the country. The program supports high-quality, professional productions of Shakespeare’s plays for middle- and high-school students in underserved schools throughout the United States. Two opportunities...


 

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Networks for School Improvement

Deadline: Oct 26, 2018

The Networks for School Improvement (NSI) initiative is guided by the belief that all lives have equal value, and that all students—especially Black, Latino, and low-income students—must have equal access to a great public education that prepares them for adulthood. A Network for School Improvement (NSI) is defined as a group of secondary schools (grades...


 

New Mexico Public Education Department: Teaching Recruitment and Support Initiative

Deadline: Oct 24, 2018

The Teaching Recruitment and Support Initiative will provide support to an Offeror to implement a recruitment, training, and support program to ensure effective, culturally competent, and qualified teachers are placed in New Mexico public schools that have high American Indian student enrollment, with a focus on schools located along the Rio Grande Corridor (see Appendix...


 

W. M. Keck Foundation

Deadline: Nov 1, 2018

The W.M. Keck Foundation was founded with the goal of generating far-reaching benefits for humanity. The Foundation supports outstanding science, engineering, and medical research; undergraduate education; and, in Southern California, arts and culture, education, health and community service projects that have a significant impact in addressing complex issues and problems. Applicable programs to New Mexico...