Funding Opportunities



The 10th Innovation Grant is now closed. Winners will be announced on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

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2018 National PTA STEM + Families Tech Grants

Deadline Feb 9, 2018

The 2018 National PTA STEM + Families Tech Grants will award $1,000 to 35 local PTAs to host a Tech Night in the spring of 2018. The event will bring students and families together to either...

Fish and Wildlife Service

Deadline Feb 15, 2018

The Natural Resource Conservation Careers Program provides support to develop introductory educational experiences in natural resource careers for young people and veterans….

National Endowment for the Arts' Art Works: Arts Education

Deadline Feb 15, 2018

The NEA vision for Arts Education will fund projects for prekindergarten through grade 12 students, the educators and artists who support them, and the schools and communities that serve them….

Calvin K. Kazanjian Economics Foundation

Deadline Feb 15, 2018

The Foundation provides grants to programs with national impact that address the issues such as: raising the public's participation in economic education and creating a demand for greater economic...

Kessler Foundation Signature Employment Grants

Deadline Feb 18, 2018

Grants of up to $500,000 over two years will be awarded in support of pilot projects with the potential to generate new solutions to high unemployment and underemployment among individuals with...

Gates Foundation Networks of School Improvements

Deadline Feb 21, 2018

Grants of up to $20 million over five years will be awarded in support of school improvement networks working to significantly improve secondary school outcomes for black, Latino, and low-income...

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Adult, Family and Summer Reading Grants

Deadline Feb 22, 2018

Adult Literacy Grants support nonprofit organizations that provide direct services to adults in need of literacy assistance. Family Literacy Grants support family literacy service providers that...

American Electric Power Classroom Projects

Deadline Feb 23, 2018

Mini-grants of up to $500 will be awarded for classroom projects that have an academic focus and promote academic achievement...

Susan A. and Donald P. Babson Charitable Foundation Competitive Grants

Deadline Feb 28, 2018

The focus of the Foundation is the enrichment and empowerment of people and to prevent exploitation, poverty, and injustice. Previous education grants have been awarded to at-risk youth...

National Book Foundation Innovations in Reading

Deadline Feb 28, 2018

A $10,000 prize will be awarded to an individual or institution that uses a particularly innovative method to generate a lifelong love of reading....

Gannett Foundation's Community Action Grant

Deadline Feb 28, 2018

The Gannett Foundation grant priorities include education and neighborhood improvement, economic development, youth development, community problem-solving, assistance to disadvantaged people,...

Braitmayer Foundation Innovative K-12 Education Programs

Deadline Mar 15, 2018

Grants of up to $35,000 will be awarded to programs that utilize innovative practices in K-12 education....

Environmental Protection Agency

Deadline Mar 15, 2018

The Environmental Education Grant program supports environmental education projects that promote environmental awareness and stewardship and help provide people with the skills to take responsible...

Unitarian Universalist Association Social Responsibility Fund

Deadline Mar 15, 2018

Grants of up to $20,000 will be awarded to UU organizations for projects that increase the direct involvement of UUs in service, advocacy, and/or community organizing efforts designed to create...

Voya Foundation STEM and Financial Literacy Programs

Deadline Mar 16, 2018

Grants will be awarded to support K-8 STEM education and 9-12 financial literacy programs....

Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation Impact Software Grants

Deadline Mar 16, 2018

Grant recipients will receive a two-year in-kind donation of Cornerstone OnDemand software and services, including unlimited use of its learning management system and access to a range of pro bono...

World of Children 2018 Awards Program

Deadline Mar 31, 2018

The program awards grants of up to $50,000 to proven, high-impact programs created by honorees to ensure that more children's lives will be touched, improved, and changed forever....

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Mini-Grants

Deadline Mar 31, 2018

Grants of up to $500 will be awarded to help educators create special activities and events for their students outside the standard curriculum....

Brady Education Foundation Grants

Deadline Apr 1, 2018

The Brady Education Foundation wants to close the achievement gap for children at risk for poor school outcomes due to environmental factors associated with living in poverty. It funds two types...

Learning Disabilities Foundation of America's Grants

Deadline Apr 15, 2018

The Foundation provides funding for scientific, literary, and educational services, as well as efforts that raise public awareness of learning disabilities….

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation K-12 Classroom Strategies

Deadline Apr 15, 2018

Grants of up to $30,000 over three years will be awarded for team-based projects designed to integrate innovative K-12 strategies into classroom instruction....

Lawrence Foundation Education and Human Services Projects

Deadline Apr 30, 2018

The foundation awards program and operating support grants to qualified charitable organizations in the areas of education, human services, the environment, disaster relief, and other causes....

The Paradigm Challenge

Deadline May 1, 2018

The Paradigm Challenge is an annual competition to inspire youth to use STEM skills—as well as kindness, creativity, and collaboration—to make a difference. It aims to generate new ideas to...

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Youth Literacy Grants

Deadline May 17, 2018

Youth Literacy Grants support schools, public libraries, and nonprofit organizations that work to help students who are below grade level or experiencing difficulty reading….

ASM Materials Education Foundation K-12 Classroom Projects

Deadline May 25, 2018

Twenty $500 grants will be awarded for for hands-on K-12 projects designed to enhance student awareness of the materials around them....

American Legion Child Welfare Foundation Information Campaigns

Deadline Jul 15, 2018

Grants will be awarded for the dissemination of information about new and innovative programs designed to benefit youth or information already possessed by well-established organizations....

Project Learning Tree GreenWorks! Grants

Deadline Sep 30, 2018

Project Learning Tree offers grants up to $1,000 to schools and youth organizations for environmental service-learning projects that link classroom learning to the real world….