5 Grant Opportunities for Teachers & Educators

As a teacher you’re probably always looking for more ways to fund your classroom activities. Grants are a great way to get extra funding for your school or classroom. With so much to do getting ready for back to school we want to help make grant finding just a bit easier for you. Here’s 5 grant opportunities for teachers and educators:

Engaging Student in Learning Mathematics Grants for Grades Grades 6-8 Teachers Supported by the Veryl Schult-Ellen Hocking Fund. The purpose of this grant is to incorporate middle school classroom materials or lessons that actively engage students in tasks and experiences to deepen and connect their content knowledge. For 2012-2013, grants with a maximum of $3,000 each will be awarded to persons currently teaching mathematics in grades 6–8. Materials may be in the form of books, visual displays, slide shows, videotapes, or other appropriate medium. Materials may not be calculators, computers, or related equipment. Deadline: November 11, 2011

American Honda Foundation Grants – The American Honda Foundation engages in grant making that reflects the basic tenets, beliefs and philosophies of Honda companies, which are characterized by the following qualities: imaginative, creative, youthful, forward-thinking, scientific, humanistic and innovative. They support youth education with a specific focus on the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects in addition to the environment. Deadline: November 1, 2011

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Foundation Classroom Grants – Are you a K-12 teacher who develops or applies science, mathematics, and technology in your curriculum? If the answer is “yes,” you may qualify for a grant of up to $200 per individual request to supplement your learning program. Each school is limited to up to $1,000 per calendar year. Deadline: None

Intel Education Grants – Their primary giving focus is education, with an emphasis on K-12 and higher education. Intel supports schools and community programs that deliver the kind of educational opportunities that all students will need to prepare for success in the 21st century. Intel vigorously supports education through donations and grants for programs that advance science, math, and technology education, particularly for women and underserved populations. Deadline: None

Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grants – For more than 60 years, Lowe’s has supported the communities we call home. At a time when schools and community groups are struggling to make ends meet, Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation recognizes that we must increase our focus on basic, one-time project needs. Deadline: October 14, 2011 

There are thousands of different grant opportunities for teachers. Hopefully these five different grants will help you get started in your grant search this year. We welcome you to share other opportunities in the comments section.


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3 Responses to 5 Grant Opportunities for Teachers & Educators

  1. Deborah says:

    Did you know that none of these grant opportunities are offered to early childhood preschool programs? I wonder why these grant folks only think that education starts in Kindergarten still?

  2. Robyn says:

    You bring up a great point Deborah! The research on birth to 5 development is very clear-early childhood education matters!

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