• Grant listing

    Competitive school level grants may be submitted by BPS schools. Listed below are grants that have been available in previous years. Due to various organizational budgets, they may or may not be available again this year by the organization or the submission deadlines may have changed. Use this database as a reference for potential funding for your school’s needs and please realize this listing is not comprehensive.  If you discover a potential grant opportunity that is not listed please forward the funder name and web address to ward.robin@brevardschools.org . Click on the following link to jump to opportunities -January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December Rolling Opportunities.

     

    Deadlines in January

    AIAA Foundation Classroom Grant Program 

    The AIAA Foundation believes that one of the most significant means to inspire and advance the future of Aerospace is to fund grants to meet the unmet and unfunded educational need of students. Each school year, AIAA awards grants of up to $500 to worthy projects that significantly influence student learning. 

    Award: $500 

    Deadline: January 17, 2020 

    https://www.aiaa.org/home/get-involved/students-educators/aiaa-foundation-classroom-grant-program  

     

    Captain Planet Foundation- EcoTech GrantEcoSTEM, and EcoSolution 

    ecoTech™ Grants were created to combat the notion that students needed to choose between “the screen” or “the green” and to encourage educators and students to explore the role technology can play in designing and implementing solutions to some of our most pressing environmental challenges. We believe that technology can present innovative ways to address environmental challenges – and that when dealing with digital natives, we do ourselves a disservice by asking them to unplug. 

    Award: $2,500 

    Deadline: January 15, 2020 (cycle one) 

    https://captainplanetfoundation.org/grants/

     

    Captain Planet Foundation – Project Learning Graden K-5 

    Encourages educators to consider the school garden as an extension of the traditional classroom rather than an extracurricular activity.   

    Award:  Up to $2,500 in materials 

    Deadline:   January 31, 2020 

    https://captainplanetfoundation.org/programs/project-learning-garden/  

     

    Deadlines in February

    NEA Foundation Learning & Leadership Grants (Note: there are three grant deadlines throughout the year)

    Grants to support public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff at public institutions of higher education for participation in high-quality professional development experiences such as summer institutes or action research. It also awards grants to in support of group projects related to collegial study, including study groups, action research, lesson study, or mentoring experiences for faculty or staff new to an assignment. To be eligible, applicants must be a public school educator in grades pre-K-12, public school education support professionals, or faculty and staff at public higher education institutions. The foundation encourages applications from education support professionals; preference will be given to members of the National Education Association.  

    Award: $2,000 individual teachers or schools $5,000 group projects  

    Deadline: February 1, 2020  

    https://www.neafoundation.org/for-educators/learning-and-leadership-grants/?utm_campaign=2018-06-14-grants.html&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua  

     

    Lowe’s Toolbox for Education 

    Funding for grants to support technology upgrades, tools for STEM programs, facility renovations and safety improvements. 

    Award: Up to $5,000 per school   

    Deadline:  Anticipated February 2020 

    https://toolboxforeducation.com/  

     

    Deadlines in March

    International Literacy Association (ILA) Regie Routman Teacher Recognition Grant 

    The ILA Regie Routman Teacher Recognition Grant is a US $2,500 annual grant that honors an outstanding K-8 classroom teacher dedicated to improving and enriching the teaching and learning of purposeful reading and writing across the curriculum. At least 60 percent of the school’s students must qualify for free or reduced lunch.  The grant may not be used for purchase of commercial programs or technology hardware.  Applicants must be ILA members.  

    Award: $2,500 

    Deadline: Anticipated March 2020

    https://www.literacyworldwide.org/about-us/awards-grants/ila-regie-routman-teacher-recognition-grant  

     

    NWA Sol Hirsch Education Fund Grants  

    The National Weather Association aims to support the importance of meteorology in elementary, middle and high school by awarding grants to teachers who demonstrate a commitment to improving the quality of meteorology education, a science subject that is frequently overlooked. Funds may be used for the purchasing of materials or equipment, the establishment of community outreach science programs or professional development.  

    Award: $750 

    Deadline: Anticipated Spring 2020 

    https://nwafoundation.org/scholarships-grants/sol-hirsch-education-fund-grants/

     

    Ezra Jack Keats Mini-Grants 

    An EJK Mini-Grant program is a creative and innovative activity that takes place in class or out in the community and provides an enriched experience.  It is an opportunity for public school teachers or librarian to prsent a special project outside the standard curriculum.

    Award:  $500

    Deadline:  March 31, 2020

    http://www.ezra-jack-keats.org/section/ezra-jack-keats-mini-grant-program-for-public-libraries-public-schools/

     

    Deadlines in April

     ACHS-HACH High School Chemistry Classroom  

    The grant supports ideas that enhance classroom learning, foster student development, and reveal the wonders of chemistry. 

    Award: $1,500 

    Deadline: Anticipated April 2020 

    https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/grants/hachhighschool.html  

     

    McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation  

    The Teacher Development Grants support small teams of teachers in the formation and implementation of groundbreaking K-12 classroom instruction. The grants provide opportunities for teachers to integrate fresh strategies that encourage critical inquiry and to observe the effects on students. Teachers have the opportunity to reflect and write about their projects, as well as to share their results with other teachers. 

    Award: $10,000 per year for three years ($30,000)  

    Deadline: April 15, 2020 

    https://mccartheydressman.org/  

     

     

    Deadlines in May

    National Council of Teachers of Mathematics School In-Service Training Grants 

    Invites Applications for In-Service Training for H.S. Grade Math Teachers Grants will be awarded to support professional development for teachers looking to advance their mathematical teaching knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge, and knowledge of students as learners of mathematics. Award: $4,000  

    Deadline: May 1, 2020 

    https://www.nctm.org/Grants-and-Awards/Grants/School-In-Service-Training-Grants-(9-12)/  

     

    ASM Materials Education Foundation  

    The Foundation awards grants to help K-12 teachers bring the real world of materials science into their classrooms. The ASM Foundation is committed to working with and supporting teachers through “Living in a Material World” K-12 teacher grants.  

    Award: $500  

    Deadline: May 25, 2020

    https://www.asmfoundation.org/who-we-impact/teachers/k-12-education/  

     

    Dollar General Grants  

    Youth Literacy Grants provide funding to schools to help students wo are below grade level or experiencing difficulty reading. Grant funding is provided to assist in the following areas:  Implementing new or expanding existing literacy programs, purchasing new technology or equipment to support literacy initiatives, and/or purchasing books, materials or software for literacy programs  

    Award: $4,000  

    Deadline: Anticipated May 2020 (Opens in January 2020)

    https://www.dgliteracy.org/grant-programs/#youth-literacy-grants  

     

    Deadlines in June

      

    NEA Foundation Learning & Leadership Grants (Note: there are three grant deadlines throughout the year)

    Grants to support public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff at public institutions of higher education for participation in high-quality professional development experiences such as summer institutes or action research. It also awards grants to in support of group projects related to collegial study, including study groups, action research, lesson study, or mentoring experiences for faculty or staff new to an assignment. To be eligible, applicants must be a public school educator in grades pre-K-12, public school education support professionals, or faculty and staff at public higher education institutions. The foundation encourages applications from education support professionals; preference will be given to members of the National Education Association.  

    Award: $2,000 individual teachers or schools $5,000 group projects  

    Deadline: June 1, 2020 

    https://www.neafoundation.org/for-educators/learning-and-leadership-grants/?utm_campaign=2018-06-14-grants.html&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua  

     

    Crayola and National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP)  

    Applications will only be accepted from principals who are members of NAESP. The grant supports creative leadership teams identify and deliver innovative programs that inspire educators to increase art-infused education.  

    Award: $2,500 and $1,000 worth of Crayola products  

    Deadline: Anticipated June 2020 

    http://www.crayola.com/for-educators/ccac-landing/grant-program.aspx  

     

    Deadlines in July

     

    Captain Planet Foundation- EcoTech GrantEcoSTEM, and EcoSolution 

    ecoTech™ Grants were created to combat the notion that students needed to choose between “the screen” or “the green” and to encourage educators and students to explore the role technology can play in designing and implementing solutions to some of our most pressing environmental challenges. We believe that technology can present innovative ways to address environmental challenges – and that when dealing with digital natives, we do ourselves a disservice by asking them to unplug. 

    Award: $2,500 

    Deadline: July 15, 2020 (cycle two) 

    https://captainplanetfoundation.org/grants/  

     

    Deadlines in August

      

    Florida Agriculture in the Classroom  

    Teacher Grants are available to general education teachers who have agriculture related classroom or schoolyard projects they would like to carry out. 

    Award: $500  

    Deadline: Until funds are depleted (opens August 1, 2019)   

    https://faitc.org/school-garden-grants/   

     

    Society of Aviation and Flight Educators

    The Society of Aviation & Flight Educators, Inc.(SAFE) is offering four $250.00 grants designed to encourage K-12 classroom teachers to incorporate aviation-themed lessons into their normal curriculum.  Aviation and aerospace topics are the perfect adjunct for teaching science, math, history, and even art.  Aviation and aerospace are topics that generate enthusiasm with all types of learners and all ages of students.

    Award: $250

    Deadline: August 31, 2019

    https://www.safepilots.org/programs/k-12-classroom-teacher-grant/     

     

    Deadlines in September

     

    Buckley Moss Foundation for Children’s Education

    Teacher grant program provides funding for art supplies for teachers. These grants are given annually. The purpose of the Teacher Grant is to support a new or evolving program that integrates the arts into education in the school classroom setting, with a special focus on those who learn differently.  

    Award: $1,000  

    Deadline: September 30, 2019  

    http://mossfoundation.org/  

     

    Blue School Grant Program 

    For 6th - 12th grade public and charter school teachers within the St. Johns River Water Management District to incorporate classroom activities and methods to provide information learned to the greater community.  Grant 1 Goal=To understand how human actions affect the quality of freshwater resources and ecosystems – Plus add-on A to conduct a habitat restoration or add-on B to visit a spring, cave or sinkhole to examine karst topography. Grant 2 Goal=For students to understand ways to minimize the negative effects of gardening, landscaping, and agriculture on Florida's water supply and water quality – Plus add-on A to visit a local commercial farm or nursery to learn about the water-conserving best management practices implemented there.  Grant 3 Goal=For students to develop an appreciation for water as a limited resource and become stewards of our water.  Grant 4 Goal=For students to learn about regional water resources, their importance and their protection.   

    Award:  $2,000 per school 

    Deadline: September 6, 2019 (at 5:00 pm)

    https://www.sjrwmd.com/education/blue-school/   

     

    Lowe’s Toolbox for Education 

    Funding for grants to support technology upgrades, tools for STEM programs, facility renovations and safety improvements. 

    Award: Up to $5,000 per school   

    Deadline:  Anticipated September 2019 

    https://toolboxforeducation.com/  

     

    Deadlines in October

    Target Field Trip Grants 

    Learning opportunities outside of the classroom has become increasingly difficult for schools to fund. As part of the program, Target stores award Target Field Trip grants to K-12 schools nationwide.  

    Award: $700  

    Deadline: October 1, 2019 

    https://corporate.target.com/corporate-responsibility/community/philanthropy/field-trip-grants 

     

    Toshiba America Foundation (TAF) Project-Based Learning Grants for Grades K-5  

    Wanted: Classroom Innovators! Toshiba America Foundation accepts applications from teachers who are passionate about making science and mathematics more engaging for their students.  

    Award: $1,000  

    Deadline: October 1, 2019 

    https://www.toshiba.com/taf/k5.jsp 

     

    National Art Education Foundation (NAEF)  

    NAEF invests in innovative initiatives to support instructional practice, research, and leadership in visual arts education and the promotion of art education as an integral part of the curriculum; establishment and/ or improvement of art instruction in public and private K-16 schools; promotion of the teaching of art through activities related to the instructional process, curriculum, student learning, student assessment, classroom behavior, management, or discipline; and purchase of art equipment and/or instructional resources.  

    Award: Range from $500 to $10,000  

    Deadline: October 1, 2019 

    https://www.arteducators.org/opportunities/national-art-education-foundation  

     

    NEA Foundation Learning & Leadership Grants (Note: there are three grant deadlines throughout the year)

    Grants to support public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff at public institutions of higher education for participation in high-quality professional development experiences such as summer institutes or action research. It also awards grants to in support of group projects related to collegial study, including study groups, action research, lesson study, or mentoring experiences for faculty or staff new to an assignment. To be eligible, applicants must be a public school educator in grades pre-K-12, public school education support professionals, or faculty and staff at public higher education institutions. The foundation encourages applications from education support professionals; preference will be given to members of the National Education Association.  

    Award: $2,000 individual teachers or schools $5,000 group projects  

    Deadline: October 15, 2019  

    https://www.neafoundation.org/for-educators/learning-and-leadership-grants/?utm_campaign=2018-06-14-grants.html&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua  

     

    Wild Ones  

    Teachers and students across the United States are expanding learning opportunities by enhancing their schoolyards with butterfly gardens, nature trails, prairies, woodland wildflower preserves, and similar projects. These projects enrich the learning environment and provide aesthetic and environmental benefits. By planning, establishing and maintaining such projects, students learn valuable life skills, including patience and teamwork. They can engage parents and the wider community in a project they can point to with pride for years to come.  

    Award: $500 

    Deadline: October 15, 2019 

    https://wildones.org/seeds-for-education/  

      

    Krystal Foundation

    Squaring is Caring grants will provide K-12 schools and nonprofit organizations with funds that will allow them to make further investments in STEAM education in their classrooms. These grants will be distributed by The Krystal Foundation throughout the year, and directed towards providing better educational and enrichment opportunities and programs to all students.

    Award: Unspecified

    Deadline: October 28, 2019

    https://www.thekrystalfoundation.com/

     

    Good Neighbor Citizenship Company Grants – State Farm 

    Grants focus on three areas: safety, education, and community development. 

    Award: Must be $5,000 or more 

    Deadline: October 31, 2019 

    https://www.statefarm.com/about-us/community-involvement/community-grants/good-neighbor-citizenship-grants  

     

    Deadlines in November

     

    Emerging Teacher-Leaders in Elementary School Mathematics Grants 

    This grant program aims to increase the breadth and depth of mathematics content knowledge of one elementary school teacher who has demonstrated a commitment to mathematics teaching and learning. A single grant will be awarded to support the professional development of an elementary school mathematics teacher with math content expertise. Grades PreK-5  

    Award: $6,000  

    Deadline: November 1, 2019 

    https://www.nctm.org/Grants-and-Awards/Grants/Emerging-Teacher-Leaders-in-Elementary-School-Mathematics-Grants/?utm_campaign=2018-03-29-grants.html&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua  

     

    Deadlines in December

     

    Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program  

    Grants will be awarded to support local nonprofit organizations within the service area of individual Walmart stores in the areas of hunger relief and healthy eating, sustainability, women's economic empowerment, and/or career opportunities. To be eligible, an organization must be tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3), (4), (6) or (19) of the Internal Revenue Code; be a recognized government entity (i.e., state, county, or city agency, including law enforcement or fire departments) that is requesting funds exclusively for public purposes; be a K-12 public or private school, charter school, community/ junior college, state/private college or university; or be a church or other faith-based organization with a proposed project that benefits the community at large.  Open in February through deadline.

    Award: $5,000  

    Deadline: December 31, 2018 

    https://walmart.org/how-we-give/local-community-grant

     

    The Home Depot Foundation 

    The Home Depot Foundation offers grant awards up to $5,000 to 501c designated organizations (recognized and in good standing with the IRS for a minimum of one year) and tax- exempt public service agencies in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the community.  Grants are given in the form of The Home Depot gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, ro services and are required to be completed within six months of approval date.   

    Award: $5,000 

    Deadline: December 31, 2019 

    https://corporate.homedepot.com/grants/community-impact-grants  

     

     

    Rolling Opportunities

    Toshiba America Foundation (TAF) Project-Based Learning Grants for Grades 6–12  

    Wanted: Classroom Innovators! Toshiba America Foundation accepts applications from teachers who are passionate about making science and mathematics more engaging for their students.  

    Award: $5,000 or less  

    Deadline: Rolling  http://www.toshiba.com/taf/  

     

    Entomological Foundation 

    Entomological Foundation Mini-grants are available from the Entomological Foundation for curriculum development efforts or workshops emphasizing the uses of insects in K-12 educational settings.  

    Award: $2,100  

    Deadline: Rolling application accepted between 2/1 and 7/1 annually  

    http://www.entfdn.org/ 

     

    GTECH After School Advantage Grants  

    GTECH has provided grants that support after-school programs for economically disadvantaged students. In particular, GTECH focuses on digital initiatives, designed to close the digital divide, as well as technology for students. During their grant-giving history, IGT has donated more than 270 computer labs across the U.S. and in several other countries. 501(c)(3) organizations and public schools are eligible to apply.  

    Award: up to $15,000  

    Deadline: Rolling  

    https://www.aft.org/funding-database/gtech-after-school-advantage-program  

     

    The Awesome Foundation 

    Funding for crazy brilliant ideas.   

    Award: $1,000 Monthly 

    Deadline:  Rolling  

    https://www.awesomefoundation.org/en