Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

In the previous month, teachers searched GetEdFunding for grants that support literacy projects in school and after-school settings, science programming, and students with special needs. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of November.

Roads to Reading Literacy Initiative Grants

Sponsored by The Roads to Reading Initiative

The Roads to Reading Literacy Initiative provides new children’s books as educational resources to schools, child-care centers, and nonprofit organizations serving children in need from birth to age 16. Preference is given to libraries in small communities and to programs that provide structured remedial reading instruction and have been in existence for at least six months.

Deadline: Applications are accepted April 1 through June 1, annually.


Dollar General Summer Reading Grants

Sponsored by Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Summer Reading Grants provide funding to local organizations and libraries to help with the implementation or expansion of summer reading programs. Programs must target prekindergarten through grade 12 students who are below grade level readers or readers with learning disabilities.

Deadline: Applications are due February 23, 2019.


Corporate Contributions

Sponsored by Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble offers grants that support literacy, the arts, and prekindergarten through grade 12 education. Proposed projects should reach a national audience and work with Barnes & Noble on program execution.

Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round.


AIAA Foundation Classroom Grant Program

Sponsored by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics


The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics offers grants for projects that support aerospace education activities in classrooms from kindergarten through grade 12. The program encourages development of innovative aerospace activities within the prescribed curriculum. Funds are considered for aerospace technology, biological and physical research, earth science, human exploration and development, space science, classroom mathematics or science demonstration kits, classroom science supplies, kindergarten through grade 12 mathematics and science software, mathematics manipulative materials, supplies for making flying objects, and supplies for robotics programs.

Deadline: Applications are due January 11, 2019.


Special Needs Program Grants

Sponsored by Innovative Worthy Projects Foundation 

The Innovative Worthy Projects Foundation makes grants to organizations dedicated to serving children with special needs, acute illnesses, or chronic disabilities by developing innovative programs, disseminating ideas, or providing direct care or services. Funding may be used for adaptive equipment, outreach programs for abused and neglected children, schools for hearing and speech, or mobility accessories and furniture.

Deadline: Applications are due December 31, annually.


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