Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month
Educators started the new year with a bang by discovering exciting funding opportunities. If you have a vision for the new year, now is the time to start searching for the funding that can make your dream a reality. Check out the grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of January.
AIAA Foundation Classroom Grant Program
Sponsored by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Foundation Classroom Grant program promotes aerospace education activities in classrooms from kindergarten through grade 12. The program encourages development of innovative aerospace activities within the prescribed curriculum. Funds are considered for the following materials needed for an activity: aerospace technology, biological and physical research, earth science, human exploration and development, space science, classroom mathematics or science demonstration kits, classroom science supplies, kindergarten through grade 12 mathematics and science software, mathematics manipulative materials, supplies for making flying objects, and supplies for robotics programs.
Deadline: February 12, 2017
Sponsored by DirectStarTV, LLC
DirectStarTV, LLC provides grants for kindergarten through grade 12 teachers to deploy technology in the classroom. Teachers must write an essay on the impact the proposed technology has on their students. The top three submissions featuring the most innovative and beneficial uses for classroom technology are awarded a grant to spend on new technology for their classroom.
Deadline: February 24, 2017
Sponsored by Captain Planet Foundation, Inc. and the Ray C. Anderson Foundation
The Captain Planet Foundation, Inc. (CPF) is offering grants through a competitive program for schools and nonprofit organizations. Grants are awarded to support inquiry-based projects in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields that leverage technology or use nature-based designs to address environmental problems in local communities.
Ideal projects are youth-led and integrate environmental education with opportunities for students to solve real-world problems using STEM skills and knowledge.
Deadline: March 15, annually
Sponsored by The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation supports organizations that serve lower-income individuals and assist vulnerable and at-risk populations in the communities in which they reside. Program areas include older adult services, workforce development, basic human needs and health, disabilities, education, and general community support. The education program area focuses on early childhood education; science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); and out of school time.
Deadline: Letters of Inquiry are accepted on a rolling basis.
Higher Education Degree Grants
Sponsored by The National Society of High School Scholars
The National Society of High School Scholars supports the growth and development of students’ ethical action, service leadership, and altruism. The association recognizes contributions of exemplary educators and offers opportunities to further their professional growth and development. Higher Education Degree Grants are presented to recognize Claes Nobel Educators of Distinction and support professional development goals. Grant funds may be used toward tuition and course-related expenses.
Deadlines: February 15, 2017