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Department of Housing and Urban Development; Choice Neighborhood Implementation Grants

Deadline Nov 22, 2017

The Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grants program supports locally-driven strategies that address struggling neighborhoods with distressed public or HUD-assisted housing…

NCTM Mathematics Learning in Multilingual Classrooms

Deadline Nov 30, 2017

Grants of up to $4,000 will be awarded to Pre-K-12 schools for in-service consultants to increase understanding and expertise in fostering support of multi-language development when teaching...

Brady Education Foundation Program Development and Evaluation

Deadline Dec 1, 2017

Grants will be awarded for projects related to the development and evaluation of programs designed to close the achievement/opportunity gap for children at risk for poor school outcomes due to...

Spencer Foundation Conference Grants

Deadline Dec 1, 2017

Grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded to help underwrite the cost of attending conferences and symposia that bring together scholars whose interests are related to the creation and...

American Philosophical Society Franklin Research Grants

Deadline Dec 1, 2017

Grants of up to $6,000 will be awarded to support the cost of research leading to publication in any area of knowledge....

Libraries and Autism: Autism Welcome Here Grants

Deadline Dec 1, 2017

Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to projects that promote inclusion and/or bring awareness of the needs of individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their families to the library...

ALSC/Candlewick Press “Light the Way: Outreach to the Underserved” Grants

Deadline Dec 1, 2017

Grant awards of $3,000 to assist a library in reaching underserved populations (age 14 and under) through a new and innovative program or an expansion of work already being done…

The Dudley T. Dougherty Foundation Community Grants

Deadline Dec 3, 2017

Awards include learning centers, writing education, after-school and summer activities, literacy programs, and services for at-risk children and youth...

KidsGardening.org: Youth Garden Grants

Deadline Dec 8, 2017

KidsGardening.org awards Youth Garden Grants to support school and youth educational garden projects that enhance the quality of life for students and their communities…

AmeriCorps State and National Grants

Deadline Dec 13, 2017

Educational grants provide support that contribute to improved educational outcomes for disadvantaged children, school readiness, and educational and behavioral outcomes for students…

Ongoing Events and Funding Opportunities

Adobe: ConnectED software grants

As part of the White House's ConnectEd initiative, Adobe is offering creative tools and teacher professional development to schools across the United States. The maximum award is Adobe Photoshop,...

American Association of School Librarians: Beyond Words: The Dollar General School Library Relief Fund

The Fund provides grants of up to $20,000 to pre-K-12 public schools whose school library programs have been affected by a natural disaster, fire, or an act of terrorism. Schools that have...

American Honda Foundation’s Youth Education Grants

Honda aims to help meet the needs of American society in the areas of youth and scientific education by awarding grants to nonprofits, while strategically assisting communities in deriving...

Astellas USA Foundation Health and STEM Programs

The Astellas USA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of North America-based pharmaceutical company Astellas USA, is a tax-exempt nonprofit corporate foundation that awards grants for charitable,...

BJ’s Adopt-A-School Program

BJ's Adopt-A-School Program started in 1996 with a single school. Over the years, it has expanded to help schools in 15 states. The program's mission: giving "adopted" schools support they can use...

Brown Rudnick Center Foundation: Community Grants

Created to support front-line educators who often do not have a voice in funding decisions, the Foundation's Community Grants subsidize small, concrete projects, which will improve inner-city...

Campbell's: Labels for Education

The Campbell's, Inc. Labels for Education Program gives schools free educational equipment in exchange for labels from Campbell products. Maximum award varies. Schools or parents coordinate label...

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood

The Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood supports innovative, creative projects, and programs designed to significantly enhance the development, health, safety, education, and/or quality of life...

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

The mission of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation is to support efforts that promote a just, equitable, and sustainable society. The Foundation provides grants through four programs including the...

Cisco Global Impact Cash Grants

In the Education category, Cisco supports technology-based solutions and education delivery models that improve student performance and engagement in science, technology, engineering, and math...

DiscoverE Collaboration Grants

DiscoverE Collaboration Grants provide funding to support programs that engage youth in the engineering community with hands-on learning. Eligible programs will be led by a group of at least three...

Express Scripts Foundation

Express Scripts Foundation Deadlines are March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1, annually. The Express Scripts Foundation funds state and local initiatives that support school readiness...

Fender Music Foundation

Fender Music Foundation grants are awarded to music academies, schools, local music programs and national music programs across America, particularly in-school music classes, in which the students...

Fund for Teachers

FUND FOR TEACHERS provides educators, possessing a broad vision of what it means to teach and learn, the resources needed to pursue self-designed professional learning experiences. FFT grants...

Google Ad Grants

Google Ad Grants is a unique in-kind advertising program that harnesses the power of the company's flagship advertising product, Google AdWords. Through the program, selected organizations receive...

Halliburton Foundation

The Halliburton Foundation accepts grant proposals from U.S. based nonprofit organizations that serve the following areas: education, health, and health-related social services. Strong preference...

IGT After School Advantage Grants

IGT has provided grants that support after-school programs for economically disadvantaged students. IGT focuses on digital initiatives, designed to close the digital divide, as well as technology...

Karma for Cara: Youth Service Learning Grants

Do you know a youngster who's working on a service project in their community? They might be working on a community garden, or checking on senior citizens during summer heat waves. If they're...

Kars4Kids Small Grant Program

Kars4Kids is a national Jewish nonprofit organization that funds educational and youth programs in communities throughout the United States. The Kars4Kids Small Grant Program provides support to...

Kinder Morgan Foundation

The Kinder Morgan Foundation supports K-12 programs that promote the academic and artistic interests of young people. Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded for academic programs, including...

Kresge Foundation: Arts and Culture Program: Local Systems

The Local Systems focus area funds projects that test the integration of arts and culture within municipal systems and other non-arts disciplines. Support is provided for...

Leona Gruber Trust Grants

The Leona Gruber Trust awards 15 grants per year to organizations with a focus on youth, health care, community, and education. Average grant size is $2,000...

Lockheed Martin: Grants for Education

Lockheed Martin provides grants for K-16 Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education. This includes Lockheed Martin's K-12 STEM Education Initiative, Engineers in the Classroom, as...

Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation

The Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation was established for the purpose of raising and distributing funds to youth service and enrichment programs…

Microsoft: DigiGirlz High Tech Camp

Deadline varies by location. Microsoft DigiGirlz High Tech Camp for girls works to dispel stereotypes of the high-tech industry. During the camp session, the girls listen to executive...

NEA Foundation: Learning & Leadership Grants

Our Learning & Leadership Grants support public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in public institutions of higher education for one of the...

Pathway to Financial Success: Financial Literacy Grants

The Pathway to Financial Success grant program from Discover is designed to help high schools bring financial literacy programs in the classroom. You should consider applying if you have a plan...

PPG Industries Foundation Education and Community Grants

The PPG Industries Foundation favors projects that promote academic excellence and prepare the next generation of leaders in business, science, and technology. Support for students of high...

Public Welfare Foundation

The Public Welfare Foundation supports organizations that address human needs in disadvantaged communities, with strong emphasis on organizations that include service, advocacy, and empowerment in...

RGK Foundation

The RGK Foundation awards grants in the broad areas of education, community, and health/medicine. The Foundation's primary interests within education include programs that focus on formal K-12...

Safeway Foundation

The Safeway Foundation seeks to fund nonprofit organizations that have programs that align with its four priority areas: hunger relief, education, health and human services, and assisting people...

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,...

SC Johnson’s Education Grants

Support for programs that emphasize student academic achievement, with a focus on academic enrichment and advancement, early childhood, and kindergarten through grade 12 education; postsecondary...

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Scholarships of up to $10,000 are available to talented teen artists and writers in the United States and Canada in twenty-eight categories of art and writing. Deadlines vary by region. Find your...

Share Our Strength: No Kid Hungry Grants

Share Our Strength awards grants to eligible organizations involved in increasing access to summer meals programs supported through the Summer Food Service Program or the National School Lunch...

Singing for Change

Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to progressive nonprofit organizations working to address the root causes of a social or environmental problem....

Start a Snowball: Youth Philanthropy Projects

Start a Snowball, Inc. encourages kids of all ages to engage in philanthropic and community service activities. The organization believes that even one child with the right intentions and support...

TD Charitable Foundation Nonprofit Employee Training Program

Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to community-based organizations wishing to send one or more employees to an approved class/course that will enhance their job performance....

TESOL Teaching Materials Grant

The Tina B. Carver Fund was established by her family and colleagues to honor the life and work of Tina B. Carver , longtime member of TESOL and the ESL/EFL community. Grants are available for...

The Awesome Foundation

The Awesome Foundation funds projects that challenge and expand our understanding of our individual and communal potentials, bringing communities together, casting aside social inhibitions and...

The Civil War Trust

The Trust provides grants to help educators plan field trips to Civil War, War of 1812, and Revolutionary War battlefields, as well as related historic sites. Grants are available up to $1,500…

The Coca-Cola Foundation

The Coca-Cola Company and its global philanthropic arm, The Coca-Cola Foundation, partner with nonprofit organizations worldwide that address community needs and priorities in a meaningful way....

The Kresge Foundation: Human Services Program

The Kresge Foundation works to improve the life circumstances of poor and low-income children and adults and those living in underserved communities. Through the Human Services Program, the...

The Lisa Libraries

The Lisa Libraries donates new children's books and small libraries to organizations that work with kids in poor and under-served areas…

The Rockefeller Foundation

The mission of The Rockefeller Foundation is to promote the well-being of humanity throughout the world. Grants are provided to nonprofit organizations that fit within one of the following four...

Toyota USA Foundation

The Toyota USA Foundation works to enhance quality of education in kindergarten through grade 12 by building partnerships with nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the teaching and...

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation wants all children to live a full life with high-quality, early childhood experiences, to grow up in homes with families that have stable, high-quality jobs, and to...

Whole Foods' Whole Kids Foundation grants

Whole Kids Foundation supports schools with a variety of programs and educational materials, including: NEW Healthy Kids Innovation Grant NEW Extended Learning Garden Grant School...

Wish You Well Foundation donations

Supporting family literacy in the United States by fostering and promoting the development and expansion of new and existing literacy and educational programs.