Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month
In the previous month, educators were looking for funding opportunities in the areas of technology, social progress, and STEM education. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of February.
Sponsored by Verizon Foundation
The Verizon Foundation supports kindergarten through grade 12 education in science, education, technology, and mathematics (STEM); and domestic violence education and prevention for youth, women, and older adults. In STEM education, funding supports activities such as summer or after-school programs, teacher training, and research on improving learning in STEM areas through the use of technology.
Graef Family Foundation Grants
Sponsored by The Rodger and Kate Graef Family Foundation
The Rodger and Kate Graef Family Foundation makes grants in the areas of education, the arts, social welfare, and medical research. Funding is intended for special projects that could not otherwise be realized. Previous grants were used to fund international baccalaureate programs at charter schools, outreach programs for abused and neglected children and youth, projects for children on the autism spectrum, and housing programs for at-risk teenagers.
Deadline: May 31, annually
Community Development and Social Change Program, Environmental Preservation Program and Educational Program
Sponsored by Goggio Family Foundation
The mission of the Goggio Family Foundation is to transform lives and strengthen communities by fostering innovation, creating knowledge, and promoting social progress. The foundation awards grants in three program areas: (1) community development and social change promoting social progress and sustainable economic development through advances in science, health, arts, and technology; (2) environmental preservation supporting technology innovation, education, and action around issues of energy and climate change, as well as strategies for the protection, restoration, and sustainable management of ecosystems; and (3) education encouraging the attainment of knowledge and skills, and the practice of responsible citizenship, through access to learning opportunities.
Sponsored by National Girls Collaborative Project
The National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP) supports girl-serving programs focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to address gaps and overlaps in service and share exemplary practices. Minigrants are awarded as seed funding for projects that encourage girls to pursue STEM-related educational programs and careers and are intended to promote cooperation between existing girl-serving programs.
Sponsored by Lemelson-MIT
InvenTeams is a national grants initiative of the Lemelson-MIT program that is designed to excite high school students to cultivate their creativity and experience invention. InvenTeam students rely on inquiry and hands-on problem solving as they integrate lessons from science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to develop invention prototypes. InvenTeams are composed of high school students, teachers, and industry mentors. Working collaboratively, InvenTeams identify a problem to be solved, conduct research on the problem, and develop a prototype invention. InvenTeam projects span many fields, such as assistive devices, environmental technologies, consumer goods, and wearable technology.
Deadline: April 6, 2020