Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month
In the previous month, educators were looking for funding opportunities in the areas of environmental education, classroom materials, and STEM education. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of January.
Sponsored by SC Johnson
SC Johnson makes grants in the areas of arts, culture, and humanities; community and economic development; education; health and wellness; social services; and environment and sustainability. Education Grants include support for programs that emphasize student academic achievement, with a focus on academic enrichment and advancement, early childhood, and kindergarten through grade 12 education; postsecondary institutions; and technical and vocational schools.
Carton 2 Garden Contest
Sponsored by Evergreen Packaging and KidsGardening.org
Evergreen Packaging, with support from KidsGardening.org, sponsors the Carton 2 Garden Contest. The competition requires repurposing a minimum of 100 empty milk and juice cartons from the school cafeteria or local grocery stores to build or enhance a school garden. Innovative, sustainable creations may include planters, garden art, scarecrows, window boxes, and irrigation systems. Preference is given to efforts that involve collaboration and partnerships within the school and larger community, such as with local farmers or related businesses.
Deadline: April 1, 2020
NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) awards grants to institutions of higher education to provide scholarships for academically talented and financially needy students to empower them to enter the workforce following completion of an associate, baccalaureate, or graduate-level degree in STEM disciplines.
Deadline: March 25, 2020
Enhancing Student Mathematics Learning through the Use of Tools and Technology Grants
Sponsored by Isabelle P. Rucker Fund and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Enhancing Student Mathematics Learning through the Use of Tools and Technology Grants are awarded to classroom teachers in pre-kindergarten through grade 12 to encourage innovative use of technology and other tools for effective teaching and meaningful student learning. Eligible grant expenses include materials such as books, calculators, tablets, computers, or related equipment, as well as professional development in the use of the designated tools and technology. The proposal focus should be on the mathematics being taught and innovative uses of the tools and technology.
Deadline: May 1, 2020
Sponsored by Association of American Educators Foundation
Classroom grants from the Association of American Educators (AAE) Foundation can be used for a variety of projects and materials, including but not limited to books, software, calculators, mathematics manipulatives, art supplies, audio-visual equipment, lab materials, and more. Funds must be used within one year of the application deadline.
Deadlines: March 1 and October 1, annually