Upcoming Grants Related to Education

 

National Science Foundation: Improving Undergraduate STEM Education – Education and Human Resources

Deadline: Dec 12, 2017

The fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) hold much promise as sectors of the economy where we can expect to see continuous vigorous growthin the coming decades. STEM job creation is expected to outpace non-STEM job creation significantly, according to the Commerce Department, reflecting the importance of STEM knowledge to the US economy....


 

Cedar Tree Foundation: Environmental Education Teacher Professional Development Program

Deadline: Sep 30, 2017

The Cedar Tree Foundation is interested in communicating the facts and urgency of environmental issues taught in schools in the United States by supporting organizations that provide summer professional development opportunities for current teachers. The Foundations is interested in programs that allow teachers to have an engaging hands-on environmental education experience with a cohort of...


 

Brady Education Foundation: Montessori Initiative

Deadline: Sep 6, 2017

The Brady Education Foundation’s mission is to help close the opportunity and resulting achievement gap between children living in under-represented and/or under-resourced communities and other children. One way to address this issue is via funding evaluation research that has the potential to inform public and private funding decisions. The Foundation is inviting proposals to participate...


 

Tomberg Family Philanthropies

Deadline: Sep 15, 2017

The mission of the Tomberg Family Philanthropies is to support well run and effective programs that make a difference in the areas of poverty alleviation, the environment, health, and education. The focus is on supporting projects that help their recipients build capabilities themselves that will last far beyond the end of the specific project. The...


 

National Education Association: Learning and Leadership Grants

Deadline: Oct 15, 2017

The NEA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the National Education Association, is a public charity supported by contributions from educators’ dues, corporate sponsors, and others. The foundation supports student success by helping public school educators work with key partners to build strong systems of shared responsibility. Learning & Leadership grants support public school teachers, public...


 

Golden Apple Foundation: Wells Fargo Teacher Partnership Grants

Deadline: Oct 10, 2017

Wells Fargo and Golden Apple Foundation of New Mexico invite New Mexico teachers in public, private, and charter schools, prekindergarten through 12th grade, to participate in the Wells Fargo/Golden Apple Teacher Partner Program. Teachers are invited to submit applications for financial support for classroom books or supplies, field trips, classroom technology, and professional development (e.g.,...


 

NewSchools Venture Fund: Diverse Leaders

Deadline: Sep 15, 2017

The NewSchools Venture Fund’s Diverse Leaders program is focused on advancing Black and Latino leadership in education. The goal is for Black and Latino leaders to represent at least 40 percent of PreK-12 education leadership by 2020. To achieve this goal, the program will: Invest in entrepreneurs with bold ideas to diversify education leadership Influence...


 

NewSchools Venture Fund: Ignite Virtual Accelerator Program – Early Learning Challenge

Deadline: Aug 31, 2017

NewSchools Ignite supports entrepreneurs working to address the most pressing gaps in PreK-12 education technology. Through this work, NewSchools’ seeks to cultivate high-impact, sustainable, and scalable innovations that will improve academic and social outcomes for children. Over time, it hopes to help all stakeholders better understand what it takes to develop high quality digital tools...


 

NewSchools Venture Fund: NewSchools Invent

Deadline: Jan 12, 2018

NewSchools Invent is designed for teams of educators who are committed to launching an innovative school and would benefit from additional support. The goal is to accelerate a team’s progress toward a successful launch. For Fall 2017, the primary focus is on new schools that will open in Fall 2019. Funding will be provided in...


 

Albuquerque Public Schools Education Foundation: Guhl Literacy Awards

Deadline: Sep 11, 2017

The Guhl Trust has made it possible for school leaders to apply for a Guhl Literacy Award to improve literacy at the PreK – 5 level. Guhl Literacy Awards are intended to fund programs or projects with the potential to serve large numbers of students and to improve the literacy of students in a measurable...


 

Albuquerque Public Schools Education Foundation: Success Awards

Deadline: Sep 11, 2017

The Albuquerque Public Schools (APS) Education Foundation’s Success Awards are intended to make an impact at a schoolwide level. School leaders should apply for programs or projects with the potential to serve large numbers of students and to improve the learning experiences of students in a measurable way. The Foundation envisions its grant programs as...


 

New Mexico Human Services Department: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP Ed)

Deadline: Aug 22, 2017

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP Ed) will support organizations to help build sustainability and expanded reach of obesity prevention efforts through impactful systems and environmental changes in: 1) the school setting; and 2) the community setting. All projects support health-promoting behaviors and are consistent with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and...


 

Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation: Toolbox for Education grants

Deadline: Sep 29, 2017

Toolbox for Education grants support public K-12 school education through providing the tools that help educators and parent groups through today’s challenging times efficiently, with basic necessities taking priority. There is also a preference for funding requests that have a permanent impact such as facility enhancement (both indoor and outdoor) as well as landscaping/clean up...


 

National Science Foundation: Discovery Research PreK-12

Deadline: Nov 14, 2017

The Discovery Research PreK-12 program (DRK-12) seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and computer science (STEM) by preK-12 students and teachers, through research and development of STEM education innovations and approaches. Projects in the DRK-12 program build on fundamental research in STEM education and prior research and development...


 

U.S. Department of Education: Promise Neighborhoods Program

Deadline: Sep 5, 2017

The purpose of the Promise Neighborhoods program is to significantly improve the academic and developmental outcomes of children living in the most distressed communities of the United States, including ensuring school readiness, high school graduation, and access to a community-based continuum of high-quality services. The program serves neighborhoods with high concentrations of low-income individuals; multiple...