Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month
In the previous month, educators were looking for funding opportunities in the areas of science and mathematics education, disadvantaged youth, and robotics. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of October.
Toshiba America Grant Program for 6-12 Science and Mathematics Educators
Sponsored by Toshiba America Foundation
Toshiba America Foundation accepts applications from teachers who are passionate about making science and mathematics more engaging for their students. The foundation seeks to support teachers by providing funds to support classroom projects. The foundation strongly encourages projects planned and led by individual teachers or teams of teachers for their own classrooms. Successful projects tap into the natural curiosity of students, enable students to frame their own scientific questions, and incorporate the expertise of community partners. Applications must be for project-based learning.
Deadlines: Requests for grants less than $5,000 are due March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1, annually. Requests for grants of more than $5,000 are due May 1 and November 1, annually.
Store-Based Giving Grants
Sponsored by Ross Stores, Inc. Foundation
Ross Stores, Inc. Foundation provides support for youth-oriented programs and services that prepare today’s youth for a bright tomorrow. The foundation makes Store-Based Giving Grants in the areas of building academic achievement and life skills in economically disadvantaged youth.
The Standard Charitable Foundation Grants
Sponsored by The Standard Charitable Foundation
The Standard Charitable Foundation’s mission is to make a positive difference in the communities it serves by supporting healthy communities, disability and empowerment, cultural development, and education and advancement. The foundation believes the future and well-being of the community is in the hands of the children, who are the workers, innovators, leaders and artists of the future. It funds organizations that foster strategic learning initiatives to better prepare children for success. It emphasizes programs that strengthen the quality of education, early childhood education, and workforce development.
Sponsored by The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation supports organizations that serve lower-income individuals and assist vulnerable and at-risk populations in the communities in which they reside. Program areas include housing, health, jobs, education, and community services. Education priorities include science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); out-of-school time; and college and career preparedness.
Wonder League Robotics Competition
Sponsored by Wonder Workshop, Inc.
Wonder Workshop, Inc. sponsors the Wonder League Robotics Competition for students aged 6 through 14. The competition is intended to help students develop computational thinking, problem-solving, and creativity by learning to code; encourages growth mindset and twenty-first century skills; and builds teamwork and community spirit. Student teams design solutions to real-world science and technology challenges by programming robots. Challenges are presented as a series of story-based missions, with students also presenting their scientific thinking through journaling.
Deadline: December 31, 2020