Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month
In the previous month, educators were looking for funding opportunities in the areas of STEM education, literacy, and COVID-19. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of January.
Education Outreach and Sustaining Grants
Sponsored by SPIE
PIE, the international society for optics and photonics, provides grant support for education projects related to optics and photonics, including science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) activities with an optics or photonics component. Proposed projects are judged on their potential to impact a large audience and increase awareness and interest in optics and photonics.
Deadline: February 28, 2021
Sponsored by New York Newspapers Foundation
The New York Newspapers Foundation, an affiliate of the New York News Publishers Association, Inc., offers grants intended to encourage the promotion of education, study, and scientific research in all fields relating to the freedom of speech and of the press, as well as study and research by others in all endeavors relating to the dissemination of information.
Education and Youth Grants
Sponsored by Webb Family Foundation
The Webb Family Foundation makes grants in the areas of education; youth development; career and workforce development; financial literacy; entrepreneurship; science, technology, engineering, and mathematics; digital and blended learning; and youth mentorship. The foundation supports programs and projects that target underserved children and youth. Recent grants have funded a college success program and support of charter schools working to close the achievement gap for low-income students.
Deadline: June, annually
Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers
Sponsored by National Science Foundation
The Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) program promotes prekindergarten through grade 12 students interests and capacities to participate in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and information and communications technology (ICT) workforce of the future.
Deadline: August 13, 2021
Sponsored by Stavros Niarchos Foundation
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation awards grants to fund projects in education as well as arts and culture, health and sports, and social welfare. The foundation has supported a variety of programs in the United States, including recent relief requests for emergency needs related to the coronavirus pandemic.