Back to School Funding
Back to school may look a little different this year, but one thing hasn’t changed: teachers are still finding innovative ways to improve student learning that need funding. To help you fund your classroom dreams this year, we’ve compiled a list of funding opportunities for the classroom:
Sponsored by Association of American Educators (AAE) Foundation
Classroom Grants of up to $500 from the 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.
Deadlines: October 1 and March 1, annually.
Sponsored by Arkansas State Teachers Association
Classroom Grants are awarded to Arkansas teachers. Grants of up to $500 can be used for a variety of projects and materials, including but not limited to books, software, calculators, math manipulatives, art supplies, audio-visual equipment, and lab materials.
Deadlines: October 31 and March 31, annually
First Year Teaching Grants
Sponsored by Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana (A+PEL)
A+PEL offers grants of up to $500 to Louisiana teachers in their first year to help offset the costs of educational and instructional resources and classroom supplies. Resources include expenses that are not covered by school, district, or state funding.
Deadline: November 15, annually
Sponsored by Professional Association of Colorado Educators (PACE)
PACE offers Classroom Grants for projects and materials including, but not limited to, books, software, calculators, mathematics manipulatives, art supplies, audio-visual equipment, and lab materials.
Deadlines: October 1 and March 1, annually
Sponsored by Kansas Association of American Educators
The Kansas Association of American Educators focuses on advancing professional development, teacher advocacy, and promoting excellence in education. The association offers Classroom Grants to support prekindergarten through grade 12 classroom projects and the purchase of materials, such as books, software, calculators, lab materials, mathematics manipulatives, arts supplies, or other materials. Grants of up to $500 are awarded to Kansas teachers.
Deadlines: October 15 and March 15, annually
Sponsored by 100% for Kids-Utah Credit Union Education Foundation
100% for Kids-Utah awards Minigrants to Utah public school teachers to cover classroom instruction-related expenses, classroom supplies, and items teachers are covering with their own out-of-pocket funds. Priority is given to grants that cover core curriculum materials that are used by and for the children. Grants are for $50 to $1,000.