Browse Month: September 2022

Social Emotional Learning and IT

What’s Social-Emotional Learning Got to Do with IT?

By Delaine Johnson and Mike Lawrence for EdTech Magazine

As educators, we wonder if the kids are OK. A Rave Mobile Safety survey of more than 400 K–12 employees, released in March, found that student mental health is top of mind for 61 percent of respondents.

And while we sometimes feel helpless, we must remember there are small steps that educators can take to help students manage some complex emotions.

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Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

In the previous month, educators were looking for funding opportunities in the areas of technology equipment, environmental education, and library resources. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of August.

The Carnegie-Whitney Grant

The American Library Association Carnegie-Whitney Grant supports the preparation and publication of popular or scholarly print or electronic reading lists, indexes, and other guides to library resources that are useful to users of all types of American libraries. Proposals should promote reading or the use of library resources, have appeal and usefulness to a broad audience, and be intended for national distribution. 

Deadline: November 4, 2022.

Saxena Family Foundation Grants

The Saxena Family Foundation has a particular focus on initiatives that promote US science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and the empowerment of girls, female children, and young women so that they have equal rights later in life. The foundation focuses on empowerment programs to include economic, educational, and political empowerment of women through literacy programs, jobs, and life-skills training. Previous grantees have included schools, universities, and nonprofit organizations.

Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round.

Outdoor Education Grants

The James E. Dutton Foundation awards grants for projects that enhance human life through nature-related activities and education, and those that positively impact the environment, wildlife, and animal life. Proposals must specify how educational and other goals will be met and how a project aligns with the foundation’s mission. 

Deadline: Applications are due October 12, 2022.

Education Grants, Fluor Foundation

Fluor Foundation makes grants that support science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in communities where the company operates. Priority is given to programs that inspire and prepare students to excel in STEM and are committed to developing the next-generation workforce, improving teacher effectiveness with emphasis on STEM student proficiency and persistence, and cultivating leadership skills in youth.

Deadline: Letters of Inquiry are accepted year-round.

Create Action Grants

The Sony Create Action program seeks grant applicants committed to serving their local communities in areas such as science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics; academic enrichment; workforce development; and nonprofit services for underserved and underrepresented groups.

Deadline: Applications are accepted monthly until the final deadline of March 31, 2023.