Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month
The shortest month of the year really flew by! Here at GetEdFunding we spent February digging up exciting, new funding opportunities for our grant seekers. Check out the grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of February.
Sponsored by InterConnection
InterConnection offers used desktops and laptops to provide technology training, health care, education, and job training to underserved populations. Interested applicants may request up to 20 computers.
Deadlines: March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 15, annually
Extreme Redesign Contest 3D Printing Challenge
Sponsored by Stratasys Inc.
The Extreme Redesign Contest 3D Printing Challenge is an annual competition open to students worldwide. Students work alone or in a team to design an original piece of art, jewelry or architecture, or to make an existing design better. Winning entries must be creative, mechanically sound, and realistically achievable. A scholarship of $2,500 is awarded to the first-place winner. There are three contest categories:
- Engineering: secondary education is open to students in middle school and high school.
- Engineering: postsecondary is open to university, college, or postsecondary school students.
- Art, Jewelry and Architecture: open to students of any grade level.
Deadline: March 9, 2017
Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
The Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) program promotes prekindergarten through grade 12 students interests and capacities to participate in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and information and communications technology (ICT) workforce of the future. To do this, ITEST supports the development, implementation, and selective spread of innovative strategies for engaging students in experiences that: (1) increase students’ awareness of STEM and ICT careers; (2) motivate students to pursue the appropriate education pathways for STEM and ICT careers; and (3) provide students with technology-rich experiences that develop disciplinary-based knowledge and practices, including critical thinking skills, needed for entering STEM workforce sectors.
Deadlines: August 9, 2017 and the second Wednesday in August, annually thereafter
Academic Enrichment Grants
Sponsored by McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation
The McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation offers Academic Enrichment Grants designed to develop classroom and extracurricular programs that improve student learning. The foundation considers proposals that foster understanding, deepen students’ knowledge, and provide opportunities to expand awareness of the world around them. Grants provide funding for programs that nurture the intellectual, artistic, and creative abilities of children from low-income households.
Deadline: April 15, annually
Charitable Contributions Grant
Sponsored by Aflac
Aflac’s philanthropic efforts can be seen in the areas of health, education, youth, and the arts through out the communities in which it lives and does business. Through its Charitable Contributions Grant, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations can apply under one of the following areas of need: children and youth, education, environmental, health and human services, civic and community, arts and culture, and minority.
Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round.