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Most Poplular Funding Opportunities for March 2021

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In the previous month, educators were looking for funding opportunities in the areas of learning disability innovation, STEM, and community investment. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of September.

Learning Disabilities Innovation Hubs 

Sponsored by United States Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, and Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

The National Institutes of Health support the development of Learning Disabilities Innovation Hubs to address the etiology, manifestation, prevention, and remediation of specific learning disorders in children and adolescents impacting reading, writing, and mathematics. Suggested areas of focus are outlined in the program solicitation.

Deadline: Optional Letters of Intent are due 30 days prior to the application receipt date. Applications are due November 30, 2021.

Education Grants, Fluor Foundation

Sponsored by Google

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.

Letters of Inquiry are accepted year-round.

SCA Grants

Sponsored by Sony Corporation of America

Sony Corporation of American and its operating companies offer funding to programs that support education and creative, artistic, technical, and scientific skills that are necessary for tomorrow’s workforce. 

Requests are accepted year-round.

Middle School Music Grants

Sponsored by Peter R. Marsh Foundation

The Peter R. Marsh Foundation awards Middle School Music Grants to support programs that develop students’ social and emotional intelligence through community service centered on music. Grants provide funds for enhancing middle school music education programs and require grant recipients to plan and present a minimum of three musical performances for senior audiences in their local community.

Deadline: Applications are accepted from September 1 through January 31, annually.

Literacy Grants

Sponsored by Nora Roberts Foundation

The Nora Roberts Foundation makes grants in the areas of literacy, children’s programs, arts, and humanitarian efforts. Literacy Grants are intended to empower people through literacy. Recent grants were used to fund literacy groups, theatre and arts education, new library projects, and humane education programs.

Deadline: Applications are due March 1, June 1, October 1, and December 1, annually.



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 community investment. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of August.

Racial Equity in STEM Education
Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Division of Graduate Education

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.

Deadline: October 12, 2021

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.

Deadline: October 2, 2021

The John Ben Snow Foundation and Memorial Trust Educational Grants
Sponsored by The John Ben Snow Foundation and Memorial Trust

John Ben Snow Foundation

The Memorial Trust responds to the ever-changing needs of various segments of the population, especially to the needs of young people and people who are disadvantaged either physically, emotionally, or economically.

Letters of Inquiry are accepted November 1 through February 1, annually.

Education Grants – BAE Systems
Sponsored by Sponsored by BAE Systems. Inc.

BAE Systems’ Community Investment awards grants to community-based organizations that support education in the target areas of early childhood, kindergarten through grade 12, higher education, and programs that advance learning in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Deadlines: Full proposals are due October 12, 2021.

Saxena Family Foundation Grants
Sponsored by The Saxena Family Foundation

Saxena Family Foundation

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.

Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round.



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.



Most Poplular Funding Opportunities for March 2021

Most Popular Funding Opportunities

In the previous month, educators were looking for funding opportunities in the areas of community services, STEM, and college and career preparedness. Check out the top three grants that GetEdFunding educators viewed the most.

Education Grants
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.

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.

Deadline: Full proposals are due August 14, 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: September 1, 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 career and college readiness, STEM/STEAM, and workforce of the future. Check out which grants GetEdFunding educators viewed the most in the month of March.

Education and Youth Grants
Sponsored by The Webb Family Foundation

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 1st, 2021

Build Strong Program Grants
Sponsored by TC Energy Corporation

TC Energy

TC Energy Corporation sponsors Build Strong Program Grants that support initiatives related to education and training, the environment, community, and safety. Priority areas include early childhood education, environmental education, youth recreation and leadership, and safety education and training.

Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round.

Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers
Sponsored by National Science Foundation

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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.

Deadline: August 13, 2021

Education Grants

Sponsored by Stavros Niarchos Foundation

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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. Examples of previous education grants are summer and after-school tutoring programs for middle school students from low-income backgrounds, an “edible schoolyard” gardening program, music education, and multiple examples of support for higher education initiatives. Emphasis is on programs serving vulnerable populations.

Deadlines: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Education Grants – HDR Foundation
Sponsored by HDR Foundation

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Founded in 2012, the HDR Foundation has provided nearly $3 million in grants to nonprofit organizations located where HDR employees live and work in communities throughout the United States. Preference is given to discrete projects that show promise for lasting impact and projects that can be replicated or scaled. The foundation has three priority areas of focus: education, healthy communities, and environmental. Under the category of education, the foundation supports projects that focus on architecture, engineering, design, environmental science, and consulting and planning. Recent education-related grants have supported a high school robotics program; a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) academy; academic success programs for underserved middle school students; and hands-on STEM activities to increase youth interest in careers in technological, engineering, and scientific fields.

Deadline: Applications for small grants are accepted May 12 through June 7, 2021. Letters of Intent for large grants are accepted July 29 through August 19, 2021.

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