Grant Opportunities for Teachers

Grant

Description

Due Date

Target Education Grants

Grants up to $3000 for innovative practices

Varies
Target Field Trip Grants

Grants up to $800.

November 1, 2008
Kids in Need Foundation Grants of $500 for creative classroom initiatives. Varies
     
NEA Student Achievement Grants K-12  - $5000 - o improve the academic achievement . 3 Times per Year
Impact Educator Grant $1,000 grants for teacher-created ideas promoting healthy living. Annually September
Jordan Fundamentals Grant Program  Grants of $2,500. Used for materials, supplies, equipment, costs of field trips, software, and other items Annually  April
ING Unsung Heroes K-12 educators $2,000 award Annually April 30th

Lowe’s Toolbox for Education

Up to $5000 for community-building and facility improving projects. Annually October and February

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

$200 for K-12 science and math programs. Quarterly

Air Force Association

K -12  for  development of innovative aerospace activities. Amount varies. varies

Toyota Tapestry Grants

$10,000 in Grants for K-12 science. Also mini-grants of $2,500. January 2009

National Weather Association Sol Hircsh Fund Grants

$500 grants K-12 educators for course in atmospheric sciences, attend conference, or purchase materials and equipment. Annually August 1st
Hearlihy/FTE Grant

$1,000 Grant K-12 technology teachers

Annually December 1
National Geographic in the Field Grants (K-12) are to increase geographic literacy. Varies

American Library Association

Many grants to school librarians Varies
     
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics  Many grants for mathematics teachers. Varies
EarthWatch       Downloadable Application Free for NJ teachers from Dodge Foundation Varies year to year
Toshiba America Foundation        Online Application $1,000 grants to K-6 teachers who want to improve science & math learning in their classroom. Varies
Toshiba America Foundation          Online Application $5,000 and under grants to 7 -12 teachers who want to improve science & math learning in their classroom. Varies

Arts@Work Grants

NEA Foundation's grants for public secondary school teachers to collaborate - Up to $5000 Varies
Braitmayer Foundation Grants for professional development and teacher preparation programs $10,000 - $35,000 Varies

Bristol-Myers Squibb – Rider University - Grant Program for Enhancement of Science Teaching  (PDF File)

Grant Program for Enhancement of Science Teaching aims to improve science teaching and learning by supporting teacher enhancement initiatives. Up to $7500.

3/28/08
Captain Planet Foundation Environmental education grants for projects on environmental issues that focus on hands-on experiences for students Up $2500. Varies
Eleanor Roosevelt Teacher Fellowships K-12 public school teachers for professional development and projects designed to advance girls' interest in math, science, and/or technology  Up to $10,000 Varies
Excellence in Teaching Cabinet Grant Program For unique project ideas - K - 8. Projects help classrooms become creative  learning environments through use of a variety of teaching tools. Up to $1500 Varies
IDEAS Grant Program From NASA - funding for innovative education projects for collaboration between astronomers/space scientists and education professionals. Up to $10,000 Varies
Inspired Teacher Scholarships for Visual Learning Inspiration Software grants 30 scholarships to educators who use visual learning and the meaningful use of technology in the classroom. $750 Varies
Jordan Fundamentals Grant Program For economically disadvantaged students. Funds resource materials, supplies, equipment, transportation, and other related costs. up to $2500 Varies
Best Buy's teach program To be used for schools from a school donation All Times
Toshiba America Foundation        Online Application $1,000 grants to K-6 teachers who want to improve science & math learning in their classroom. August 1, 2007
Toshiba America Foundation          Online Application $5,000 and under grants to 7 -12 teachers who want to improve science & math learning in their classroom. August
Sea World/Busch Gardens/Fujifilm Environmental Excellence Awards Community action projects to improve the environment up to $10,000 Varies
ASCD Outstanding Young Educator Award $10,000 dollar award for outstanding educator under age 40 October
Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam Grants For high school invention teams for projects developed during the academic year. Grants of up to $10,000 Varies
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics For a wide variety of projects, from in-service training to travel and conference attendance support. Up to $10,000 Varies
National Foundation for the Improvement of Education Assists educators study subject matter, new instructional approaches, and skills that enhance the operation of their institutions. Up to $3000 Varies
National Geographic Society Teacher Grants Given directly to educators to facilitate their work, Foundation is most interested in projects seek to improve student achievement through geographic literacy.  Up to $5000 Varies
K-12 public schools and youth organizations in economically challenged communities through grants of computer equipment and software. Varies
Robert H. Michel Civic Education Grants To improve the quality of civics instruction, with priority on the role of Congress in our federal government. Can include lesson plans, activities, simulations and educational Web sites. Varies
Arts Teachers Fellowship Program These fellowships are designed to encourage arts teachers to immerse themselves in their own creative work, interact with other professional artists, and stay current with new practices. Up to $1500 Varies
Connecting Mathematics to Other Subject Areas Grants Teachers of grades 9-12 who are members of NCTM, have three or more years of mathematics teaching experience. Up to$3000. varies
SMARTer Kids Research Grants Free Smart Board. Each participant conducts a 6- to 8-month study of a learning environment that includes a SMART Board interactive whiteboard. The project culminates with a final research paper that details the study's outcomes. Varies
Adopt-A-Classroom Grants K-12 teachers at public schools established prior to August 15, 2001. Ongoing - apply online. $500 Ongoing
US Dept. of Education-Office of Educational Technology Grant Programs Help teachers, school systems, and communities integrate technology effectively into the curriculum. Up to $700,000 Varies
U.S. EPA Environmental Education Environmental education projects. Up to $25,000 Varies
For K-12 science teachers to create innovative science projects. $10,000 Varies
Toshiba America Foundation Forprograms, projects and activities which have the potential to improve classroom teaching and learning of science, mathematics and the science and mathematics of technology. Up tp $10,000 Varies
TI Keyboard Collaboration Grant Program Grants for teachers to obtain a set of 30 TI Keyboards and one ViewScreen or to obtain a set of 30 TI-83 Plus Silver Editions, 30 keyboards, and one ViewScreen. Up to $2500 Varies
Robert H. Michel Special Project Grants Teachers of social studies, history, political science. The purpose of these grants is to support programs that advance understanding of the federal legislature. Anytime
Local Grants Program K-12 public and private schools. From Target Stores.$1000-$3000 Varies

SOL HIRSCH EDUCATION FUND GRANT

$500 grants are available annually from the NWA for teachers in grades K-12 to improve the education of their students in Meteorology Check Site
National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Teachers Up to $10,000 (Not an easy application) As per NSF
Toyota Tapestry Grants Science Projects up to $10,000 Mini Grants $2500 Varies
NEA Grants to Teachers $2000. for individuals and $5000 for groups. Varies
AASL Awards, Grants and Scholarships Several grants from the American Association of School Librarians Varies
Kids in Need Foundation Several grants from various retailers Varies
Mathematics Course Work Scholarships for Grades K-5 Teacher NCTM Grants to Math Teachers Up to  $1000 Varies
Mathematics Graduate Course Work Scholarships 6 - 8 NCTM Grants to Math Teachers Up to  $1000 Varies
Mathematics Graduate Course Work Scholarships 9 - 12 NCTM Grants to Math Teachers Up to  $1000 Varies
Classroom-Based Research Grants K-12 NCTM Grants to Math Teachers Up to $6000 Varies
Connecting Mathematics to Other Subject Areas Grants 7 - 12 NCTM Grants to Math Teachers Up to $2250 Varies
Improving Students’ Understanding of Geometry Grants K - 8 NCTM Grants to Math Teachers Up to $2000. Varies