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Funding Opportunities

Innovation Grants

Our latest NLD Innovation Grant funding opportunity is now closed.

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*Following aggregated by National Center for Families Learning (NCFL).

NewSchools Venture Funds Pre-K-12 Learning Initiatives

Deadline Nov 26, 2018

Grants of up to $200,000 will be awarded to teams of educators and entrepreneurs with bold ideas for re-imagining pre-K-12 learning....

Brady Education Foundation Program Development and Evaluation

Deadline Dec 1, 2018

Grants will be awarded to projects focused on the development and evaluation of programs designed to close the achievement/opportunity gap for children at risk for poor school outcomes due to...

American Association of University Women Community Action Grants

Deadline Dec 11, 2018

Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded in support of innovative programs or non-degree research projects that promote education and equity for women and girls....

The American Dream Literacy Initiative

Deadline Dec 14, 2018

Grants will be awarded to public libraries that serve adult English language learners and are located within 20 miles of a Dollar General Store, distribution center or corporate office....

Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program

Deadline Dec 31, 2018

Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to local nonprofit organizations within the service area of individual Walmart stores in the areas of hunger relief and healthy eating, sustainability,...

Innovative Worthy Projects Foundation Special Needs Grants

Deadline Dec 31, 2018

The Innovative Worthy Projects Foundation provides grants to organizations that serve children with special needs, acute illnesses, or chronic disabilities from preschool to high school….

Daughters of the American Revolution Special Projects Grants

Deadline Dec 31, 2018

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution offers grants of up to $10,000 to community-based projects in the areas of historic preservation, education, and patriotism. Within the...

John Ben Snow Memorial Trust Education Grants

Deadline Jan 1, 2019

The John Ben Snow Memorial Trust funds projects from non-profit organizations across several areas including youth literacy programs, counseling and mentorship services, after-school programs, and...

2019 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards

Deadline Jan 8, 2019

Up to fifteen teenagers in the United States who self-identify as Jewish will receive awards of $36,000 in honor of their exceptional leadership and community service....

Captain Planet Foundation Hands-On Environmental Education Activities

Deadline Jan 15, 2019

Grants of up $2,500 will be awarded to high-quality educational programs that help children and youth understand and appreciate our world through learning projects that engage them in hands-on...

Raskob Foundation Domestic Grant Program

Deadline Jan 15, 2019

The Raskob Foundation is a private, family foundation dedicated to supporting institutions and organizations affiliated with the Catholic church. Grant amounts typically range from $5,000 to...

Shakespeare in American Communities

Deadline Feb 14, 2019

Support for Shakespeare productions reaching underserved youth brings performances and educational activities to audiences across the country. Grants are being offered the Schools program and the...

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Mini-Grant Applications

Deadline Mar 31, 2019

Mini-grants of up to $500 will be awarded to educators in support of special activities and events for their students outside the standard curriculum....