Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month
In the previous month, educators were looking for funding opportunities in the areas of disaster relief. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of May.
COVID-19 Emergency School Nutrition Funding Grants
Sponsored by GENYOUth Foundation
GENYOUth is awarding grants to support emergency school nutrition programs in response to the coronavirus crisis. Grants are intended for resources and equipment for meal distribution and delivery, including soft-sided coolers, bags, and containers for individual servings, as well as protective gear for food workers.
Peace First COVID-19 Rapid Response Minigrants
Sponsored by Peace First
Peace First is offering Rapid Response Minigrants for youth-centered projects and campaigns that respond to secondary effects of the coronavirus pandemic in communities. Projects should focus on a specific problem or injustice, such as addressing educational needs with schools closed, delivering food to elderly residents, or launching digital mental health campaigns for young people feeling isolated at home.
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund – Student Aid Portion
Sponsored by United States Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education
The US Department of Education provides funding to institutions of higher education to distribute emergency financial aid grants to students impacted by the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus. Eligible student expenses include costs of attendance such as childcare, course materials, food, health care, and housing. Institutions of higher education may develop systems and processes to distribute funds to all students or only to students demonstrating significant need.
Deadline: September 30, 2020
Sponsored by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provides emergency support to service organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, with a focus on immediate needs such as food, housing, and income assistance. There is a particular interest in outreach to lower-income workers, communities of color, indigenous communities, and people with disabilities.
FedEx Cares Charitable Giving Grants
Sponsored by FedEx Corporation
FedEx Corporation, through its FedEx Cares platform, awards Charitable Giving Grants to support qualified nonprofit organizations in communities it serves. Both cash contributions and donated shipping are awarded. Priority programs for contributions are those that align with FedEx Cares’ five areas of emphasis: employment pathways for teens and young adults in underserved populations through skills and career training; road safety to educate drivers and pedestrians, especially children, and improve road conditions; delivering for good in times of disaster; sustainable transportation to improve mobility and reduce congestion; and global entrepreneurship for women and minority-owned small businesses to increase training and access to resources.
Deadlines: January 31 and June 30, annually