Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month
In the previous month, educators were looking to find funding for professional development and leadership programs, science and mathematics programming, and music education. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of September.
Sponsored by The NEA Foundation
The NEA Foundation’s Learning and Leadership Grants support public school teachers, public education support professionals, and faculty and staff in public institutions of higher education. Grants are intended for professional development experiences, such as summer institutes, conferences, or action research; and for collegial study, including study groups, action research, lesson plan development, or mentoring experiences for faculty or staff.
Deadline: Applications are due February 1, June 1, and October 15, annually.
Sponsored by Toshiba America Foundation
Toshiba America Foundation accepts applications from teachers who are passionate about making science and mathematics more engaging for their students. The foundation offers funding for support project-based classroom projects that tap into the natural curiosity of students, enable students to frame their own scientific questions, and incorporate the expertise of community partners.
Deadline: Applications for requests of less then $5,000 are accepted year-round. Requests for grants of more than $5,000 are due November 1, 2018.
Sponsored by Charles Lafitte Foundation
The Charles Lafitte Foundation offers grants that help individuals gain access to schools, from preschool through college, by issuing grants and taking an active role in exploring new approaches to education. Funding supports programs such as computer-based and technological education, promoting leadership skills, and arts education.
Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round.
Sponsored by Clif Bar Family Foundation
The Clif Bar Family Foundation’s Small Grants fund specific projects in the foundation’s priority areas of protecting Earth’s beauty and bounty; creating a robust, healthy food system; increasing opportunities for outdoor activity and reducing environmental health hazards; and building stronger communities.
Deadline: Applications are due February 1, June 1, and October 1, annually.
Sponsored by The Les Paul Foundation
The Les Paul Foundation supports music focused activities. The foundation makes grants for music, music engineering, and sound programs for youth; medical research; programs related to hearing impairment; and public exhibits. Previous grants were used to fund music camps, music and hearing programs, and classroom projects.
Deadline: Applications are due January 15 and September 15, annually.