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Grant Channel

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January Grants

1

Dollar General Literacy Grants

  Deadline:  February 23
  Grant Award: Award varies by grant
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2

DirectStarTV

  Deadline:  February 24
  Grant Award: $1,000.00 Technology Grant
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3

ISTE Distinguished District Award

  Deadline:  February 28
  Grant Award:
  • Recognition at the ISTE Conference & Expo
  • Complimentary registrations to the ISTE Conference & Expo(up to four)
  • Up to $2,000 for travel expenses to attend the ISTE Conference & Expo (one per team)
  • One-year ISTE membership (up to four)
  • An engraved plaque recognizing the recipient’s outstanding achievement (one per team)
  • Recognition in ISTE publications, in press releases provided to local media and on iste.org
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4

Academic Enrichment Grants

  Deadline: April 15
  Grant Award: $30,000.00 ($10,000.00 per year over three years)
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5

SCBWI Amber Brown Grant

  Deadline:  April 15
  Grant Award: All-expense paid visit by a well-respected children’s author or illustrator. $250.00 stipend to create a memorable day for students and $250.00 worth of books by the visiting author/illustrator.
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6

Lowe’s Toolbox for Education

  Deadline:  Ongoing
  Grant Award: $5,000.00 – $42,000.00
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7

St. Jude Medical Foundation K-12 STEM Grant

Source: GetEdFunding
  Deadline:  Ongoing
  Grant Award: Varies
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8

AAUW Community Action Grants

  Deadline:  January 15
  Grant Award:
  • One year grants – $2,000.00-$7,000.00
  • Two Year grants – $5,000.00-$10,000.00
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Archived Grants

January Grants

  1. Wish You Well Foundation
      Deadline: Quarterly
      Grant Award:$200-$10,000

February Grants

  1. Lockheed Martin STEM Grants
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: T.B.D.
  2. Google Ad Grants
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: Awards up to $10,000 of in-kind Adwords Advertising

March Grants

  1. BNI Foundation Givers Gain Grants
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: $1,000

April Grants

  1. Donors Choose
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: T.B.D.
  2. Computers For Learning
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: T.B.D.

June Grants

  1. RGK Foundation
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: T.B.D.
  2. Kars4Kids Grants Small Grants Program
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: $500-$2,000
  3. Wish You Well Foundation
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: $200-$10,000

July Grants

  1. Hearst Foundation Grants
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: T.B.D.
  2. Sony Corporation of America
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: T.B.D.

August Grants

  1. Toshiba America Foundation
      Deadline:
    February 1
      Grant Award: $5,000
  2. Xerox Foundation
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: T.B.D.
  3. Reggie Routman Teacher Recognition Grant 2015
      Deadline: January 15
      Grant Award: $2,500
  4. RGK Foundation Grant
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: T.B.D.
  5. Caterpillar Foundation
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: T.B.D.

September Grants

  1. Kinder Morgan Foundation
      Deadline: 10th of every month
      Grant Award: $1,000-$5,000
  2. G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: T.B.D.

October Grants

  1. Educators of America Classroom Technology Grant
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: T.B.D.
  2. Mary Pope Osborne’s Gift of Books
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: $100-$300
  3. Awesome Foundation
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: $1,000

November Grants

  1. Donors Choose
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: T.B.D.
  2. Teach for the Planet
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: $500-$10,000

December Grants

  1. ExpandED Schools/Office Depot Foundation
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: $50-$3,000
  2. W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grants
      Deadline: T.B.D.  Grant Award:Rolling
  3. We Need Diverse Books Classroom Book Giveaway
      Deadline: T.B.D.  Grant Award: 36 copies of:
    • All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely Or Flying Lessons edited by Ellen Oh
    • Teachers Guide
    • One classroom will be chosen for a free Skype visit from the authors

 January Tips

1

How to Write a Letter of Inquiry to a Foundation

Source: GetEdFunding

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2

Funding Glossary of Terms

Source: GetEdFunding

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