Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month
In the previous month, educators were looking for funding opportunities in the areas of educator awards, educational technology, and COVID-19. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of November.
LifeChanger of the Year Award
Sponsored by National Life Group and the National Life Group Foundation
The National Life Group and National Life Group Foundation offer the LifeChanger of the Year Award to recognize teachers and other school employees that make a significant difference in students’ lives. Candidates must be nominated and show a commitment to professional excellence; create a nurturing school environment that supports learning; adhere to high moral and ethical standards; and enhance school/district atmosphere, culture, and pride.
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Research on Emerging Technologies for Teaching and Learning
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
The Cyberlearning for Work at the Human-Technology Frontier program supports learning technology research that integrates both learning and technological goals to enable radical improvements in learning within educational and work environments. Cyberlearning research in this program should be informed by the convergence of multiple disciplines: education and learning sciences; computer and information science and engineering; and cognitive, behavioral, and social sciences. Projects should be exploratory and experimental in nature.
Deadlines: January 25, 2021; October 18, 2021; and October 17, 2022
Sponsored by The Charles Lafitte Foundation
The Charles Lafitte Foundation (CLF) supports innovative and effective ways of helping people help themselves and others around them to achieve healthy, satisfying, and enriched lives. The foundation supports organizations working in four main areas: education, children’s advocacy, medical research and initiatives, and the arts. CLF helps individuals gain access to schools, from preschool through college, by issuing grants and taking an active role in exploring new approaches to education.
COVID-19 Student Support Recovery Grants
Sponsored by School-Based Healthcare Solutions Network
The School-Based Healthcare Solutions Network (SBHSN) is awarding COVID-19 Student Support Recovery Grants to implement telehealth and on-campus mental health services for students impacted by short- and long-term school closures and educational disruption. Program goals are to promote a collaborative and integrated approach between the education and healthcare communities to ensure students succeed academically, socially, and emotionally in pandemic-created home-learning settings and when returning to in-school learning.
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