Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

It’s back to school season! In the midst of preparing their classrooms for students, GetEdFunding users found the time to search and apply for grants. Here are the grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of August.


Education Grants
Sponsored by MAXIMUS Charitable Foundation

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The goal of the MAXIMUS Charitable Foundation is to award grants to organizations and charities that help disadvantaged individuals achieve self-sufficiency and personal growth, particularly those programs serving youth. Eligible projects include child abuse support and prevention, child hunger and nutrition services, and enrichment and education programs.

Deadlines: January 31 and August 31, annually


Kids in Need Teacher Grants
Sponsored by Kids in Need Foundation, ArtSkills, Elmer’s, Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Store, Dollar General Literacy Foundation, Georgia-Pacific, Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association, Helping Humanity Fund, and VIA Credit Union

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The Kids in Need Foundation awards grants to prekindergarten through grade 12 teachers to provide innovative learning opportunities for their students. The purpose of grants is to provide funds for classroom teachers who have innovative, meritorious ideas. Projects that make creative use of common teaching aids, approach the curriculum from an imaginative angle, or tie nontraditional concepts together for the purpose of illustrating commonalities may qualify for funding. Eight different grants are available for educators.

Deadline: September 30, annually


Early Childhood Education Grants
Sponsored by Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood

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The Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood provides grants for innovative, creative projects and programs that significantly enhance the development, health, safety, education, and quality of life of children from birth through age 7. The foundation focuses its support in three areas: early childhood welfare, early childhood education and play, and parenting education.

Deadline: September 30, 2016


Youth Education Grants
Sponsored by Emeril Lagasse Foundation

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The Emeril Lagasse Foundation strives to mentor and enable youth to reach their full potential. The foundation makes grants in the areas of nutrition and culinary education, life skills development, childhood hunger, and arts education. The grant-making focus is on mentorship and opening employment opportunities for underserved, undereducated, and at-risk youth; healthy living through nutrition; access to nutritious food for at-risk children; and creative teaching in and out of school.

Deadline: Concept papers are accepted year-round.


Education Grants
Sponsored by Waste Management, Inc.

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Waste Management, Inc. supports environmental and science education programs, such as science fairs and Earth Day projects targeting middle and high school students. There is also interest in proposals to preserve and enhance natural resources.

Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round.


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