Grant Opportunities for Teachers & D200 Staff
Browse the grant opportunities below and contact Keely Krueger at 815-334-3410 if you would like assistance in the grant process.
AASL's Inspire Collection Development Grant inprove achivement through extending school libraries.
Funds: Up to $5000
Deadline: February 1,2019
Eligibility: Public middel and high schools with exisiting school library and certified librarian.
PolarTREC provides professional development experiences to educators (both infomal science educators and formal classroom teachers) to participate in research in the Artic or Antarctic.
Funds: The organization provides funding for travel, lodging, food, essential field gear, and substitute cost if the educator is on an expedition while their school is in session.
Deadline: Application for the 2019-20 school year to be released in the summer.
Areas: Research varies each year, but it encompasses many different scientific disciplines, including archaeology, geology, ecology, atmospheric science, and much more.
Contact: (907) 474-1600
Shell Science Teaching Award
The National Science Teachers Association invites K-12 science teachers to apply for the NSTA Shell Science Teaching Award. The award recognizes one outstanding classroom teacher for his or her positive impact on the students, the school, and the community through exemplary science teaching.
Funds: Up to $10,000;expenses-paid trip to attend NSTA National Conference on Science Education.
Eligibility: K-12 public, private schools in the United States, U.S. territories, Department of Defense schools, or Canada, whose responsabilities include teaching science.
Deadline: December 17,2018
Illinois Biodiversity Field Trip Grant
The application form for the 2019 Illinois Biodiversity Field Trip Grant is now available.
Eligibility: Educators in grades Pre-K through 12th
Deadline: January, 2019
Heckscher Foundation for Children
The Heckscher Foundation for Children provides support for innovative, results-driven programs and partnerships that focus on education, incluiding college accsess and persistence, workforce training and job access, and arts education that improves achievement in the classroom.
Funds: Varies by application. The foundation states that there are no minimun or maximun grant amounts.
Eligibility: Public, private, parochial, and alternative schools, as well as those that prepare students fro success as they transition from one school or academic level to another.
Hearts Fundation aim to improve the quality of lifefor people of all backgrounds in the United States. the mission of the heart foundation is to identify and found outstanding nonprofits to ensure that people of all backgrounds in the United States have the opportunity to built healthy, prductive, and inspiring lives.
Funds: $50,000 is the usual amount for a first grant.
Ross Dress for Less Store-Based Giving
Ross Dress for Less stores and dd's DISCOUNTS stores provide grants for organizations that work with young people who are economically disadvantaged through the Ross Dress for Less Store-Based Giving Program. The company is particularly interested in supporting academic achivement and life skills programs for youth.
Eligibility: Nonprofits organizations, schools, goverment programs serving communities within 25 miles of Ross Dress for Less stores.
Walmart Community Grant Program
Walmart's Community Grant Program supports organizations working to make a positive difference in their communities and the communities Walmart serves. The Walmart foundation identified four focus areas for community grants. These include: Hunger Relief & Healthy Eating; Sustainability; Women's Economic Empowerment; and Career Opportunity.
Deadline: Ongoing; December 31, 2018
Educators of America
Educators of America seeks to supply teachers and educators with the classroom technology they need and to train them to use it in the most effective ways possible.
Funds: Varies by request
Eligibility: K-12 Educators
Deadline: January, April, July, October
Toshiba America Foundation
Wanted: Classroom Innovators! Toshiba America Foundation accepts applications from teachers who are passionate about making science and mathematics more engaging for their students.
Funds: $5,000 or more
Eligibility: Teachers of science and math of grades 6-12
Deadline: February 1 and August 1 annually
Clif Bar Family Foundation Small Grants
Clif Bar Family Foundation Small Grants program supports projects that improve communities, support the environment, help create a healthy food system and build strong communities.
Deadline: February 15, August 15, November 1, annually.
Association of American Educators
Classroom grants from the Association of American Educators (AAE) Foundation can be used for a variety of projects and materials, including but not limited to books, software, calculators, mathematics manipulatives, art supplies, audio-visual equipment, lab materials and more. Funds must be used within one year of the application deadline.
Deadline: March 1 and October 1 annually
SIEMENS STEM DAY
Enter daily for the chance to “Fab” your lab with the latest and greatest gadgets, or purchase top-tier technology and supplies for STEM students.
Eligibility: K-12 Educators
Deadline: The Sweepstakes closes at 5:00:00 PM ET on April 27, 2018.
Teaching Tolerance requests applications for its Educator Grant program. The program supports educators who embrace and embed anti-bias principles throughout their schools.
Funds: Grant range from $500-$10,000
Eligibility: U.S.-based public or private K-12 schools
Digital Wish Grants
Submit a lesson plan to win over 50 different grants from Digital Wish!
Funds: Technology Items
Eligibility: K-12 Schools
Deadline: Ongoing, Grants awarded on the 15th of every month
American Honda Foundation
The well-known motor company boasts over $32 million awarded to date to schools and community organizations. It provides grants to individual schools or school districts as a whole in amounts ranging from $20,000 to $75,000 with a focus on supporting STEM programs.
Learning and Leadership Grants
Our Learning & Leadership Grants support public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in public institutions of higher education for one of the following two purposes: Grants to individuals fund participation in high-quality professional development experiences, such as summer institutes, conferences, or action research; Grants to groups fund collegial study, including study groups, action research, lesson plan development, or mentoring experiences for faculty or staff.
Elgibility: Public School Educators or Support Professionals
ASCD Teacher Impact Grants
ASCD Teacher Impact Grants (TIGs) provide funding and support directly to teachers for promising teacher-led, administrator-supported ideas, programs, or initiatives to improve education. These grants allow teachers to develop and execute projects that can serve as models to be replicated and scaled.
Funds: $10,000 average award
Eligibility: K-12 Teachers
Presidential Awards for Excellence in STEM Mentoring
The NSF seeks to recognize those who have made significant contributions to mentoring and thereby support the future and productivity of the US STEM workforce.
Funds: $10,000 awards
Eligibility: Individuals from public and private sectors
Crayola, Champion Creatively Alive Children
Up to 20 grants from Crayola to help Creative Leadership teams that identify and deliver innovative programs that inspire educators to increase art-infused education.
Funds: $2,500 and $1,000 in Crayola products
Eligibility: Principals who are members of NAESP
Good Sports seeks to help lay the foundation for healthy, active lifestyles by providing athletic equipment, footwear and apparel to disadvantaged youths nationwide.
Areas: Must operate an organized sport, recreational activity, or fitness program that offers consistent and structured opportunity for play to large groups of children.
Grants are available for the following programs: arts, behavior modification, health/pe, history, literature, math, science, social studies, special needs, STEM, technology. Funding can be used for classroom projects, field trips, school assemblies, and professional development for educators.
Sony Corporation of America
Sony provides to projects that emphasize the arts, culture, technology and the environment. It seeks to apply its resources to encouraging the creative, artistic, technical and scientific skills required of tomorrow’s workforce.
Toshiba America Foundation
This grant is awarded to teachers of two different groups, Kindergarten through fifth grade (in the amount of $1,000) and sixth through twelfth grades (amounts of up to $5,000). Applicants must demonstrate a desire to provide an innovative, technology-focused implementation to improving classroom learning for students.
Eligibility: K-12 schools
Deadline: Year-round for requests of less than $5,000, and February 1 for $5,000 award level for 6 – 12
Voya Unsung Heroes Awards Program
Each year, 100 educators are selected to receive $2,000 to help fund their innovative class projects. Three of those are chosen to receive the top awards of an additional $5,000, $10,000 and $25,000.
Eligibility: K-12 Teachers
Team America Rocketry Challenge
Awards young scientists making rockets that carry raw eggs without a crack.
Funds: $100,000 in scholarships divided between winning teams
Eligibility: Grades 7-12, teams of 3-10 students