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Most Poplular Funding Opportunities for March 2021

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

In the previous month, educators were looking for funding opportunities in the areas of equity-focused grants, STEM, and literacy programs. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of July.

Envision Equity Grants
Sponsored by The NEA Foundation

The NEA’s Envision Equity Grants program provides educators across the United States with opportunities to lead an equity-focused reimagining of public education, encouraging students’ love of learning and the best possible educational experience for every child. Funding will support new and creative innovations in the classroom and beyond, incorporating exemplary teaching and learning practices. Competitive applicants will incorporate best practices to support the whole child including project-based learning and experiences that advance cultural understanding and appreciation or an understanding of civic engagement and democracy.

Deadline: October 15, 2021

Toshiba America Grant Program for 6-12 Science and Mathematics Educators
Sponsored by Toshiba America Foundation

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.

Deadline: 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

Store-based Giving Guidelines

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.

Academic achievement support includes programs with a focus on literacy; science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); tutoring; stay-in-school efforts; and college readiness. Life skills support includes programs that focus on mentoring, financial literacy, leadership skills, after-school programs, and career readiness.

Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round.

Racial Equity in STEM Education (Program Description NSF PD-21-191Y)

Sponsored by National Science Foundation

National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) supports bold, groundbreaking, and potentially transformative projects addressing systemic racism in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and workforce development. Proposals should articulate a rigorous plan for applied or fundamental research and practice designed to generate and widely disseminate knowledge to remove systemic barriers that impact access to, retention in, and success in STEM education, scientific research, and the STEM workforce. Contexts may include prekindergarten through grade 12, two- and four-year undergraduate institutions, and graduate institutions; municipal organizations; STEM workplaces; and informal STEM settings such as museums, community organizations, and media.

Deadlines: Full proposals are due July 13 and October 12, 2021, and the second Tuesday in October, annually thereafter; and March 22, 2022, and the fourth Tuesday in March, annually thereafter.

Data Center Community Grants
Sponsored by Google

Google makes grants in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and computer science (CS) education. Priority is given to programs that address structural barriers to STEM and CS education access, such as school readiness, access to in-school courses, distance learning, and teacher training and resources; initiatives that provide access for young learners in STEM and CS; and education programs that place a particular focus on underrepresented groups, including women, in STEM and CS education.

Eligible applicants are nonprofit 501(c)(3) and prekindergarten through grade 12 schools that directly impact the immediate community surrounding a Google office or data center. Applications must be submitted online.

Deadline: Applications are accepted August 16 through October 2, 2021.



Most Poplular Funding Opportunities for March 2021

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

In the previous month, educators were looking for funding opportunities in the areas of equity-focused grants, reading, STEM, and at-risk community-based programs. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of June.

Envision Equity Grants
Sponsored by The NEA Foundation

The NEA’s Envision Equity Grants program provides educators across the United States with opportunities to lead an equity-focused reimagining of public education, encouraging students’ love of learning and the best possible educational experience for every child. Funding will support new and creative innovations in the classroom and beyond, incorporating exemplary teaching and learning practices. Competitive applicants will incorporate best practices to support the whole child including project-based learning and experiences that advance cultural understanding and appreciation or an understanding of civic engagement and democracy.

Deadline: October 15, 2021

Bookmobile Grant Program
Sponsored by Lois Lenski Covey Foundation

The Lois Lenski Covey Foundation offers grants for bookmobile programs across the nation that serve children from disadvantaged populations. Grants support organizations that operate a lending bookmobile that travels into neighborhoods populated by underserved youth. Funds must be used to purchase fiction or nonfiction books published for young people preschool through grade 8, from Early Reader books through Young Adult and Hi-Lo books.

Deadline: September 1st, 2021.

Stem Minigrants
Sponsored by
National Girls Collaborative Project

The National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP) supports girl-serving programs focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to address gaps and overlaps in service and share exemplary practices. Minigrants are awarded as seed funding for projects that encourage girls to pursue STEM-related educational programs and careers, and are intended to promote cooperation between existing girl-serving programs. Preference is given to applications for innovative activities and that involve first-time collaboration between the applicant organizations.

Deadline: Minigrants are awarded year-round.

Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers

Sponsored by National Science Foundation

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. To do this, ITEST supports the development, implementation, and selective spread of innovative strategies for engaging students in experiences that: (1) increase students’ awareness of STEM occupations; (2) motivate students to pursue the appropriate education pathways for STEM occupations; and (3) develop disciplinary-based knowledge and practices, or promote critical thinking, reasoning, or communication skills needed for entering STEM workforce sectors.

Deadlines: August 13, 2021.

Education Grants, The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.
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.

Deadline: Letters of Inquiry are accepted year-round.



Empowering People through Literacy

During her lifetime, former first lady Barbara Bush dedicated her efforts to increasing literacy in adults, children, and youth. In her own words, she believed that, “the American Dream is about equal opportunity for everyone who works hard. If we don’t give everyone the ability to simply read and write, then we aren’t giving everyone an equal chance to succeed.Her goal was to empower families through literacy. Continue Reading

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

As the weather gets colder and the days get shorter, educators focused their attention on funding for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education; agriculture and the environment; programs for underserved and disadvantaged youth; and more. Check out the grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of October. Continue Reading

Students going back to school

Grants to Bring in the New School Year Right

It’s that time of year again! Back-to-school season is the time to put your plans for the school year into action. To help you fund your back-to-school wish list, we’ve collected funding opportunities for every subject area. Continue Reading

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

Most Popular Funding Opportunities Last Month

This summer, educators discovered grants for educational technology; science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education; classroom libraries; and more. Check out the grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of June. Continue Reading

Teaching a Summer Lesson

Get a Head Start on Summer: 5 Awards and Fellowships for Educators

It may seem like summer is still far away, but deadlines for funding summer programs and professional development opportunities are approaching fast. To help you start planning your summer, we’ve pulled together a few funding finds that are too good to pass up: Continue Reading

Top 5 April Funding Opportunities

April showers bring May flowers. GetEdFunding’s grant seekers used the month of April to work hard at finding the perfect funding opportunity, and now they’re reaping the rewards of their hard work this May. Here are the grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of April.

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Top 5 Trending Funding Opportunities

March has come and gone, and GetEdFunding’s grant seekers have made the most of it by uncovering the latest in education-related funding opportunities. Here are the grants GetEdFunding members viewed the most in the month of March.

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