Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month
In the previous month, educators were looking for funding opportunities in the areas of STEM education, career readiness, music education, and journalism. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of December.
STEM Education Outreach
Sponsored by Lockheed Martin Corporation
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are the major focuses of Lockheed Martin’s education outreach activity. To continue America’s technological advantage and strengthen the workforce pipeline, Lockheed Martin provides funding to STEM education outreach activities for students across the entire kindergarten through grade 16 spectrum. The company supports programs, events, and campaigns that focus on student achievement, teacher development, and gender and ethnic diversity.
Education and Youth Grants
Sponsored by Webb Family Foundation
The Webb Family Foundation makes grants in the areas of education; youth development; career and workforce readiness; financial literacy; entrepreneurship; science, technology, engineering, and mathematics; digital and blended learning; and youth mentorship. The foundation supports programs and projects that target underserved children and youth.
Deadline: June, annually
Sponsored by Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation
The foundation makes grants to journalism schools and other nonprofit organizations focused on the news media. The four program areas for the foundation are: investigative reporting, professional development, Oklahoma journalism, and special opportunities. Eligible applicants are schools of journalism and nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations.
Deadlines: May 15 and November 15, annually
Music Education Grants
Sponsored by D’Addario Music Foundation
The D’Addario Music Foundation awards grants and product donations to sustainable music instruction programs in order to improve access to music education. Supported programs include those that bring music back into communities and schools, and get kids playing as early and as frequently as possible.
Deadlines: March 31 and September 30, annually
Sponsored by Shell Oil Company
Shell makes educational grants in the communities in the United States where Shell Oil Company has a major presence. Proposals should increase interest in technical careers among students, and professional development in science and mathematics for educators. Funding is provided to support programs in kindergarten through grade 12 that are designed to boost students’ mathematics and science skills. Shell also funds projects at vocational and technical schools where chemical and refinery operators and technicians are trained. At the university level, Shell supports programs that aid engineering and geoscience students and departments.