Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month
In the previous month, educators were looking for funding opportunities in the areas of equity in education, support for underserved students, and mathematics education. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of September.
Good Neighbor Citizenship Company Grants
Sponsored by State Farm and State Farm Companies Foundation
State Farm strives to build safer, stronger, and better-educated communities across the United States. Grants focus on three areas: safety, education, and community development. Education grants support initiatives that more directly support underserved individuals, and preparing them for success through college and in the workforce. Three types of grants are awarded to kindergarten through grade 12 public schools: teacher development, service-learning, and academic performance improvement programs.
Deadline: October 31, 2020
Sponsored by Carnegie Corporation of New York
Carnegie Corporation of New York awards grants to programs that align with its focus areas and strategies in education, which target public education to prepare all students with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions for future success. Of interest are three major efforts: new designs to advance learning, pathways to postsecondary success, and leadership and teaching to advance learning. Within those efforts, grant making advances strategies to build public understanding of collaborations and partnerships that support children and learning, as well as integration, learning, and innovation to design and implement improvement strategies within complex systems.
Community Action Grants
Sponsored by AAUW
AAUW (formerly American Association of University Women), through its Community Action Grants Program, provides funds for innovative programs that promote education and equity through projects focused on encouraging girls to select, before entering college, the physical sciences or engineering as a career.
Deadline: December 1, 2020
Teacher Professional Development Grants for Grades 6-8 Teachers
Sponsored by Mary Dolciani Fund of the Mathematics Education Trust and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics’ (NCTM) Teacher Professional Development Grants are provided to improve the competence of in the teaching of mathematics of one or more classroom teachers in grades 6 through 8. While this grant does not fund the purchase of technology, proposals including professional development involving the use of technology to enhance student learning are encouraged. Any acquisition of equipment must support the proposed plan, but not be the primary focus of the grant.
Deadline: November 1, 2020
ALSC/Candlewick Press “Light the Way: Outreach to the Underserved” Grants
Sponsored by Candlewick Press, administered by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association
“Light the Way: Outreach to the Underserved” Grants are intended are offered to libraries to conduct outreach programs to underserved populations through new programs or the expansion of existing programs. Preference is given to programs serving children with learning or physical differences, ESL speakers, children from nontraditional school environments and family settings, children in the juvenile justice system, or those who need accommodation services.
Deadline: December 1, 2020