Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month
In the first month of 2018, teachers searched for professional development opportunities, K–12 education and literacy initiatives, and programs to increase students’ interest in STEM. Check out the grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of January.
Sponsored by The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation supports programs that assist low-income individuals, and vulnerable and at-risk populations. Priorities include early childhood education, STEM projects, and out-of-school programming.
Deadline: Letters of Inquiry are accepted year-round.
Sponsored by The Charles Lafitte Foundation
The Charles Lafitte Foundation supports innovative and effective ways of increasing prekindergarten through grade 12 education, children’s advocacy, medical research and initiatives, and the arts.
Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round.
Sponsored by Capstone, administered by the American Association of School Librarians
The AASL Innovative Reading Grant supports the planning and implementation of a unique and innovative program for children that motivates and encourages reading, especially with struggling readers. The reading program must be specifically designed for children in kindergarten through grade 9 in a school library setting.
Deadline: February 1, annually
Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers promote prekindergarten through grade 12 students’ interests and capacities to participate in the STEM and information and communications technology workforce of the future. Projects must involve students and include teachers. The program is especially interested in broadening participation of student groups from traditionally underrepresented in STEM and related education and workforce domains.
Deadline: August 8, 2018
Sponsored by Tyson Foods
Tyson Foods invests in projects that focus on community development, education, environment and sustainable agriculture, health and nutrition, and hunger relief. Within the area of education, priorities are kindergarten through grade 12, postsecondary, and nonprofit programs in agriculture; English as a second language and diversity; environmental stewardship; food safety and research; and STEM education programs.
Deadline: March 11, 2018