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Grant Channel

Mackin Grant Channel is Mackin’s resource focusing on the latest funding opportunities for your school or library. If you would like to receive our eMackin monthly newsletter, featuring Mackin Grant Channel, subscribe using the form at the bottom of the page.

June Grants

1

Robert and Toni Bader Charitable Foundation

 Deadline: September 15
  Grant Award: Varies
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2

NCTE Donald H. Graves Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Writing

  Deadline: June 15
  Grant Award: $1,000.00-$2,000.00
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3

The Lawrence Family Foundation Grant

  Deadline: November 1
  Grant Award: T.B.D.
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4

Classroom Technology
Grants

Source: GetEdFunding

  Deadline: Ongoing (reviewed quarterly)
  Grant Award: Varies
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5

Toshiba America Foundation Grants

 Deadline: October 1
  Grant Award: $1,000.00
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6

IGT After School Advantage Grants

 Deadline: Rolling
  Grant Award: T.B.D.
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Archived Grants

January Grants

  1. Wish You Well Foundation
      Deadline: Quarterly
      Grant Award: $200-$10,000
  2. St. Jude Medical Foundation K-12 STEM Grant
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: Varies
  3. Lowe’s Toolbox for Education
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award:$5,000.00 – $42,000.00

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
  3. 4Imprint
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: $500.00 x2 Daily (in-kind promotional products)
  4. W.W. Kellogg Foundation
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: $T.B.D.

March Grants

  1. BNI Foundation Givers Gain Grants
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: $1,000
  2. SparkFun Community Partner
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: STEM/STEAM related prize package

April Grants

  1. Champion Creatively Alive Children Grant Program
      Deadline: June 23 (June 5 for early bird prize)
      Grant Award: $2,500 plus $1,000 in Crayola gear
  2. Innovation in Libraries Grant
      Deadline: 15th of each month
      Grant Award: $1,000.00
  3. Sony Grants for Education
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: Varies
  4. Michael & Susan Dell Foundation Grants
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: No more than 10 percent of an organization’s annual operating expenses or 25 percent of the total budget for the project being funded; awards have ranged from the hundreds to the millions of dollars.
  5. Donors Choose
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: T.B.D.
  6. 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. Xerox Foundation
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: T.B.D.
  2. RGK Foundation Grant
      Deadline: Ongoing
      Grant Award: T.B.D.
  3. 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

June Tips

1

Setting a Grant Request Size

Source: Karen Eber Davis Consulting

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2

Funding Assessment Tool

Source: Fiscal Strength for Non-profits

Learn More

More Grant Tips
  1. 12 Quick Tips for Better Grant Writing
  2. What Should Be Included in a Letter of Inquiry?
  3. 5 Big No-No’s In Your Grant Application
  4. Show Me the Money
  5. Proposal Writing Short Course
  6. Grant Writing Toolkit: The Needs Statement
  7. How To Win Corporate and Foundation Grants for Your Tech Project
  8. How to Make the Right Decision on How to Use Your Grant Money
  9. Time Management Tips for Grant Writers
  10. Writing Good Letters of Support for Grants
  11. Successful Grant Writing Strategies
  12. Don’t Start Your Nonprofit Grant Writing Until You’ve Read This
  13. Wishes Granted through Successful Grant Writing
  14. Writing a Good Grant Proposal
  15. GrantSpace: Knowledge Base
  16. Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal
  17. Teachers Top 10 Tips for Successful Writing
  18. Ten Mistakes to Avoid when Writing a Grant Proposal
  19. 5 tips For Grant Writing Strategies
  20. 10 Grant Writing Mistakes That’ll Cost You The Mother Lode
  21. Six Questions To Ask Before Seeking Funding | Credit: GetEdFunding
  22. Evaluating Potential Funders | Credit: GetEdFunding
  23. What To Do After Your Proposal Is Rejected | Credit: GetEdFunding
  24. How to Write a Letter of Inquiry to a Foundation | Source: GetEdFunding
  25. Funding Glossary of Terms | Source: GetEdFunding
  26. Tips for Writing Grant Proposals
  27. 5 Pitfalls of Grant Writing
  28. Sample Letter of Intent for a Grant
  29. 7 Tips for Writing a Final Grant Report
  30. How to Use your Grant Money | Source: GetEdFunding
  31. Guidelines for a Letter of Intent | Source: GetEdFunding
  32. How to Follow Up on Foundation and Corporate Grant Requests
  33. 7 Tips for Writing a Stellar Final Grant Report