Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month
In the previous month, educators were looking for funding opportunities in the areas of improving student learning, science, environmental education, and STEAM education. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of February.
Student Success Grants
Sponsored by The NEA Foundation
The NEA Foundation provides grants to stimulate students’ curiosity and excitement about learning, and help them become successful 21st century global citizens. Through the Student Success grants, the foundation helps students learn how to think critically and solve problems. The foundation has successfully provided funding to thousands of educators to enable them to take the lead on a wide range of projects to improve student learning.
Deadline: March 19, 2021
Young Scientist Challenge
Sponsored by Discovery Education, Inc. and 3M
Discovery Education, Inc. and 3M invite students in grades 5 through 8 to participate in the Young Scientist Challenge. Entrants must create a one- to two-minute video describing a new, innovative solution that solves an everyday problem.
Deadline: April 27, 2021
COVID-19 Support for Schools and Families: Emergency Meal Distribution Equipment Grants
Sponsored by Action for Healthy Kids and Cargill
Action for Healthy Kids, with funding support from Cargill, is sponsoring Emergency Meal Distribution Equipment Grants for school districts that are providing meals to students in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Grants are given in the form of credits to equipment vendor Hubert for purchase of hot and cold food storage containers, packaging, and other items to support grab-and-go curbside pickup of meals at schools and other community locations, as well as mobile distribution in outlying or rural communities.
Restoration & Resilience COVID Recovery Grants
Sponsored by National Environmental Education Foundation
The National Environmental Education Foundation awards Restoration & Resilience COVID Recovery Grants to help restore public lands that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic due to increased use. Activities must engage volunteers and represent a specific project. Examples of eligible projects are addressing wear and tear on trails, increased litter, or postponed projects such as removing invasive species and new plantings, with a focus on conservation, maintenance, or preservation. Conservation projects consider environmental concerns and aim to protect biodiversity, wildlife, wild places, or endangered species. Maintenance projects restore or enhance park infrastructure. Cultural and historical preservation projects focus on protecting land that is historically significant.
Deadlines: April 1 and June 1, 2021
NSHSS STEAM Educator Grants
Sponsored by National Society of High School Scholars
The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) offers STEAM Educator Grants that support science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) activities; innovation; and classroom excellence. Grants may be used for supplies, materials, field trips, and other resources that enhance STEAM teaching and learning.
Deadline: April 15, 2021