Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month
This summer, educators discovered grants for agricultural education, underserved youth, students with learning disabilities, early childhood education, and more. Check out which grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of August.
Sponsored by MAXIMUS Charitable Foundation
The goal of the MAXIMUS Charitable Foundation is to award grants to organizations and charities that help disadvantaged individuals and underserved communities. The foundation’s funding priorities are child development, community development, and health care. Under the child development category, priority is given to programs that serve disadvantaged or low-income youth. Program areas may include but are not limited to child abuse prevention and supportive services, child hunger and nutrition services, and enrichment and education programs.
Deadlines: January 31 and August 31, annually.
CHS Classroom Grant
Sponsored by National Agriculture in the Classroom
National Agriculture in the Classroom grants support innovative elementary and secondary school classroom projects that use agricultural concepts to teach reading, writing, mathematics, science, social studies, and more. Grant funds may be used for school gardens or animal science projects involving aquaculture, embryology, ranch-related projects, field trips, or farm tours.
Deadline: September 15, 2017.
Learning Disabilities Grants
Sponsored by Learning Disabilities Foundation of America
The Learning Disabilities Foundation of America strives to meet the needs of students with learning disabilities by supporting creative and innovative solutions to help them achieve academic success. Funding is intended for scientific, literary, and educational services, as well as raising public awareness of learning disabilities.
Deadline: September 15, 2017.
National Giving Program
Sponsored by The Walmart Foundation
The Walmart Foundation strives to empower low-income people to increase their quality of life. The National Giving Program allows the foundation to work strategically with organizations across one or more states to address social issues that are strongly aligned with The Walmart Foundation’s focus areas. The foundation requires that all funds be directed to programs that fall within Walmart’s focus areas of hunger relief and healthy eating, sustainability, women’s economic empowerment, or career opportunity.
Deadline: Letters of Inquiry are accepted year-round.
Early Childhood Education Grants
Sponsored by Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood
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 seven. The foundation focuses its support in three areas: early childhood welfare, early childhood education and play, and parenting education.
Deadline: September 30, 2017.