Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

In the previous month, teachers searched GetEdFunding for environmental projects and challenges, funding for science and mathematics teaching, and STEM projects. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of August.

GreenWorks! Grants

Sponsored by Project Learning Tree, a program of the American Forest Foundation

GreenWorks! Grants are awarded for environmental service-learning projects that link classroom learning to the real world. Students should implement an action project they help design to green their school or to improve an aspect of their neighborhood’s environment. Activities such as school recycling programs, conserving water and energy, establishing school gardens and outdoor classrooms, improving a forest, and restoring a natural habitat are all eligible for funding.

Deadline: Applications are due September 30, 2018.


Green Thumb Challenge Grant

Sponsored by Green Education Foundation and Gardener’s Supply Company

Green Education Foundation and Gardener’s Supply Company have teamed up on a funding opportunity for established youth garden projects nationwide. The organizations are calling on schools and youth groups to submit chronicles of their garden projects in a race to win a cash prize. The award is designed to support the continued sustainability of an exceptional youth garden program that has demonstrated success, and has impacted the lives of children and their communities.

Deadline: Applications are due September 30, 2018.


Grants for Grades K-5

Sponsored by Toshiba Corporation, Toshiba America Group Companies, Toshiba America Foundation

Toshiba America Foundation

The Toshiba America Foundation offers grants to elementary-level teachers for projects that focus on improving science and mathematics education. The goal is to provide teachers with additional funding to support innovative ideas for hands-on classroom projects.

Deadline: Applications are due October 1, 2018.


The Paradigm Challenge

Sponsored by Project Paradigm and the American Red Cross


The Paradigm Challenge is an annual competition developed by Project Paradigm and the American Red Cross. The challenge is intended to inspire youth to use science, technology, engineering, and mathematics skills and kindness, creativity, and collaboration to help solve real-life problems and make a difference. Youth are invited to submit entries, including posters, videos, inventions, public messages, community events, websites, mobile apps, or anything else that will help reduce waste. A panel of judges evaluates entries based on effectiveness, feasibility, originality, presentation, and collaboration.

Deadline: Applications are due May 1, 2019.


Store-Based Giving Grants

Sponsored by Ross Stores, Inc. Foundation


Ross Stores, Inc. Foundation provides support for youth-oriented programs and services that prepare today’s youth for a bright tomorrow. The foundation makes Store-Based Giving Grants in the areas of building academic achievement and life skills in economically disadvantaged youth. Academic achievement support includes programs with a focus on literacy; science, technology, engineering, and mathematics; tutoring; stay-in-school efforts; and college readiness.

Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round.







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