Grants totaling $2.5 million will be awarded to three colleges or universities to establish a support system for first-generation college students….
Deadline: November 15, 2010 (Letters of Inquiry)
Posted: October 22, 2010
National Gardening Association and Jamba Juice Invite Schools to Apply for Fruit Trees Grant
Grants in the form of fruit trees valued at $500 will be awarded to schools and community garden programs working to create engaging nutrition and gardening experiences with at least fifteen children between the ages of 3 and 18….
Deadline: November 29, 2010
Posted: October 22, 2010
American-Scandinavian Foundation Announces Fellowship and Grant Competitions
A total of $1 million will be given to American and Scandinavian students, scholars, professionals, and artists participating in a year-long program designed to broaden the link between the U.S. and Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden….
Posted: October 15, 2010
Kennedy Center Launches Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards Program
Awards of $10,000 will be given to K-12 teachers and college instructors in the United States who have made a significant impact on the lives of students; nominations must be made by students….
Deadline: December 15, 2010
Posted: October 8, 2010
Applications Open for Intel Schools of Distinction Awards
Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to K-12 schools in the U.S. that have demonstrated excellence in math and science education through innovative teaching and learning environments….
Deadline: February 17, 2011
Posted: September 26, 2010
K-12 Students Invited to Tackle Environmental Issues for the Third Annual Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge
Students and teachers in grades K-8 will be awarded grants for replicable solutions to environmental issues in their schools (grades K to five), community (grades six to eight), and the world (grades nine to twelve)…..
Deadline: March 15, 2011
Posted: September 23, 2010
Nominations Invited for Award in School Library Humanities Programming
A $4,000 honorarium, to be presented at the 2011 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, will be given to libraries that have conducted a successful humanities program or program series serving children in any combination of grades K through eight….
Deadline: December 15, 2010
Posted: September 15, 2010
Lexus and Scholastic Launch Fourth Annual Environmental Contest for Middle and High School Students
Grants of up to $40,000 will be awarded to middle and high schoolers, their teachers, and their schools in recognition of student-led efforts to address environmental issues in their communities….
Posted: September 7, 2010
Project Ignition Invites Applications for Teen Driver Safety Service-Learning Grants
Grants of $2,000 will be awarded to public high schools in the United States and in the Canadian Provinces of Alberta, Ontario, or New Brunswick working to address teen driver safety through service-learning initiatives….
Deadline: November 15, 2010
Posted: September 6, 2010
Applications Invited for National Center for Family Literacy Library Grants
Three grants of $10,000 will be awarded to help libraries provide literacy programs for more families and in new and innovative ways….
Deadline: November 12, 2010
Posted: August 12, 2010
Student Groups Invited to Submit Entries for SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Environmental Excellence Awards
Grants of up to $15,000 plus trips to SeaWorld will be awarded to schools and community groups working at the grassroots level to protect and preserve the environment….
Deadline: December 1, 2010
Posted: July 22, 2010
Horace Mann Offers Teacher Fellowships at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
The fellowship provides exceptional K-12 teachers from all over the country with a five-day session at the museum to work on developing strategies for applying historical content in class and the curriculum….
Deadline: January 3, 2011
Posted: July 4, 2010
Nellie Mae Education Foundation Announces Two Major Funding Opportunities
Grants of up to $1.5 million per year will be awarded to nonprofits and community agencies working to implement student-centered education methods in New England public schools….
Posted: April 22, 2010
Motorola Foundation Commits $7.5 Million for U.S. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education Programs
Grants of up to $500,000 will be awarded to U.S. science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education programs that work collaboratively to increase ideas and innovation in their students….
Posted: January 22, 2010
CHS Foundation Offers Mini-Grants to College Agriculture Clubs
Grants of up to $1,000 each will be awarded to agriculture-related college clubs or organizations providing leadership and professional development programs….
Posted: June 9, 2009
Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation Announces S.T.E.M. Education Initiative for Los Angeles and Santa Clara Counties, California
Grants of up to $20,000 will be awarded to nonprofits partnering with public and charter schools to provide enrichment programs that advance and supplement science, technology, engineering, and math education….
Deadline: Rolling, Through April 30, 2009
Posted: March 27, 2009
Kansas Schools Invited to Apply for Green Schools Grant Program
Grants of up to $4,500 will be awarded to public and private K-12 schools in Kansas working to improve the environment, make school and work areas safer and healthier, and use fewer resources….
Posted: September 23, 2008
American Association of School Librarians Announces Continued Funding for School Library Disaster Relief Program
Grants of up to $15,000 will be awarded to public schools that are located in Dollar General service or corporate areas and that have been affected by natural disasters, fire, or acts of terrorism….
Posted: July 14, 2008
Brown Rudnick Charitable Foundation Renews Grant Program Dedicated to Help Inner-City Educators
Grants of up to $2,000 will be awarded to nonprofits in Boston, Hartford, Providence, New York, or Washington, D.C., that are working to improve inner-city education and reduce public school absenteeism….
Posted: April 1, 2008
Louis Calder Foundation Invites Letters of Inquiry for Core Curriculum Education Programs
Grants will be awarded to charter and parochial schools working to strengthen K-8 curriculums in literature, history, mathematics and the sciences; the foundation will now support organizations as far west as the Mississippi River….
Posted: March 25, 2008
Highmark Foundation Announces School Challenge Program
Grants totaling $1 million will be awarded to public, private, parochial, and charter schools in the foundation’s Pennsylvania service area that provide programs which address bullying prevention, self-esteem, nutrition, and physical activity….
Posted: November 27, 2007
Lexus and Scholastic Announce Launch of Environmental Challenge Education Program
Grants and scholarships of up to $75,000 will be awarded to teams of five to ten middle or high school students and one teacher-advisor working to address an environmental issue….
Posted: September 25, 2007
Institute of International Education Announces Iraq Scholar Rescue Project
Senior scholars in Iraq whose lives and work are threatened will be awarded one- to two-year fellowships to temporarily relocate to universities, colleges, and other institutions in the Middle East and North Africa….
Deadline: Contact funder
Posted: September 18, 2007
Brown Rudnick Charitable Foundation Unveils New Grant Program Designed to Help Inner-City Educators
Grants of up to $2,000, determined on a month-to-month basis, will be awarded to small, concrete projects that promise to improve inner-city education in Boston, Hartford, Providence, and New York City….
Posted: June 5, 2007
Dollar General School Library Relief Program to Assist School Libraries Affected by Disasters
Up to $15,000 will be provided to public school libraries for books, media, or equipment; priority will be given to school libraries impacted by hurricanes Katrina, Rita, or Wilma….
Posted: May 1, 2006
Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership Offers Funding for Education Projects in the South and Midwest
Up to $5,000 is available for programs that promote awareness and understanding of Japan in the southern U.S., through teacher training and related programs….
Posted: April 21, 2006
Lowe’s, International Paper, and National Geographic Launch Outdoor Classroom Grant Program
Up to $20,000 will be awarded to schools or school districts for proposed outdoor learning environments for K-12 students in the United States….
Posted: September 12, 2005