Upcoming Grants Related to Education

 

Samsung: Solve for Tomorrow Contest

Deadline: Nov 9, 2017

The Solve for Tomorrow contest is a nationwide contest that challenges public school teachers and students in grades 6-12 to show how STEAM can be applied to help improve their local community. The contest will occur according to the following timeline: Through November 9, 2017: Teachers from across the country complete the Solve for Tomorrow...


 

American Library Association: Excellence in Libraries Award

Deadline: Dec 1, 2017

The Excellence in Libraries Awards recognize academic librarians and staff who work together as a team to develop academic libraries that are outstanding in furthering the educational missions of their institutions. An academic library may demonstrate excellence as a team of librarians and staff in furthering the educational mission of its institution through one or...


 

Lawrence Foundation

Deadline: Nov 1, 2017

The Lawrence Foundation is a private family foundation founded by Jeff Lawrence and wife Diane Troth. Jeff Lawrence co-founded Trillium Digital Systems in 1988. Trillium was headquartered in Los Angeles, California and developed and licensed communications software to communications equipment manufacturers throughout the world. Intel Corporation acquired Trillium in August 2000. The Foundation is focused...


 

Region IX Education Cooperative, on behalf of New Mexico Public Education Department: Online Curriculum Content

Deadline: Oct 25, 2017

The New Mexico Public Education Department is seeking to implement a pilot program of online social studies curriculum content for grades 6-12 in school year 2017-18. The project includes hosting digital content, software licenses, facilitation and coordination of content templates with New Mexico educators, training, and professional development. Specifications: Build and execute a professional development...


 

Lexus Eco Challenge: Air and Climate Challenge

Deadline: Dec 11, 2017

The Lexus Eco Challenge is a STEM contest for grades 6–12 that gets students involved in an environmental issue that affects their community to use their critical-thinking and research skills to come up with a solution and to report on the results by way of an Action Plan. In the Lexus Eco Challenge, student teams...


 

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Designing Innovative Lessons and Activities for Mathematics Teaching (K–8)

Deadline: Nov 3, 2017

Designing Innovative Lessons and Activities for Mathematics Teaching grants seek to embolden a team of passionate math educators to develop and share fun, creative, and original lessons and activities. It supports the process of mathematics educators involved in collaboration. The Mary P. Dolciani Halloran Foundation sponsors this grant to support synergy of ideas. Mary Dolciani...


 

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Using Music to Teach Mathematics Grants (PreK-2)

Deadline: Nov 3, 2017

Using Music to Teach Mathematics Grants seek to incorporate music into the elementary school classroom to help young students learn mathematics. Proposals must address the following: the combining of mathematics and music; the plan for improving students’ learning of mathematics; and the anticipated impact on students’ achievement. Amount: Grants of $3,000 will be awarded. Eligibility:...


 

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics / Network Communicate Support Motivate: Teacher-Leader Professional Learning Grant (Pre-K-12)

Deadline: Nov 6, 2017

The Teacher-Leader Professional Learning Grant will provide professional learning assistance for mathematics teachers and mathematics teacher-leaders. The grant will be awarded to an elementary, middle, or secondary school. The professional learning is for mathematics teacher-leaders and/or mathematics teachers within a school or district. Professional learning must focus on one of Network Communicate Support Motivate’s (NCSM’s)...


 

Annie’s Grants for Gardens

Deadline: Nov 11, 2017

Annie’s is a food company with the mission to cultivate a healthier and happier world by spreading goodness through nourishing foods, honest words, and conduct that is considerate and forever kind to the planet. Annie’s offers Grants for Gardens donations to schools and other educational programs that help build school gardens. The school garden must...


 

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood

Deadline: Jan 31, 2018

The Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood is intended to be an incubator of promising research and development projects that may ultimately enhance the development, health, safety, education, or quality of life of children from infancy through seven years of age across the country. Grants are made with the expectation that a successful project outcome will...


 

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

Deadline: Dec 8, 2017

The Farm to School Grant Program assists eligible entities in implementing farm to school programs that improve access to local foods in eligible schools. Grants support a wide range of activities from training, planning, and developing partnerships to creating new menu items, establishing supply chains, offering taste tests to children, purchasing equipment, planting school gardens,...


 

Russell Sage Foundation: Social Inequality Research

Deadline: Nov 30, 2017

The Russell Sage Foundation’s program on Social Inequality supports innovative research on whether rising economic inequality has affected social, political, and economic institutions, and the extent to which increased inequality has affected equality of opportunity, social mobility, and the intergenerational transmission of advantage. The Foundation seeks investigator-initiated research projects that will broaden the understanding of...


 

Fund for Teachers

Deadline: Jan 31, 2018

The Fund for Teachers awards summer fellowship grants to pre-K-12th grade teachers to pursue self-designed professional learning. Teachers decide what they want to learn and where they want to learn it. Their odysseys take them all over the world—as scientists, researchers, artists, and agents of change—and they return to their classrooms with new ideas that...


 

Kerr Foundation

Deadline: Jan 12, 2018

The Kerr Foundation supports nonprofit organizations, programs, and institutions that provide new or enhanced opportunity 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...


 

Brady Education Foundation

Deadline: Dec 1, 2017

The Brady Education Foundation funds two types of projects: 1. Program development: The goal is to develop and test the feasibility of new programs for promoting positive cognitive and/or achievement outcomes for children (birth through 18 years) from underserved groups and/or low-resourced communities (minority ethnic groups, low-income families). The Foundation favors projects that: Represent strong...