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NEH Picturing AmericaUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/1/2010
Picturing America is a free educational resource that helps teach American history and culture by bringing some of America's greatest works of art directly to classrooms and libraries. At no cost, recipients will receive a set of large, high-quality reproductions of 40 pieces of great American art (each approximately 24" x 36") and an illustrated teachers resource book with information about the artists and artwork and lesson ideas for all grade levels to facilitate the use of the reproductions in core subject areas.
"Celebrate America" Creative Writing Contest 2011 Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/31/2010
The American Immigration Council is proud to sponsor the 14th annual Celebrate America Creative Writing Contest. The contest inspires educators to bring U.S. Immigration history and lessons into their classrooms and gives fifth graders the opportunity to explore America as a nation of immigrants.


American Immigration Council - Community GrantsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/29/2010
Picturing America is a free educational resource that helps teach American history and culture by bringing some of America's greatest works of art directly to classrooms and libraries. At no cost, recipients will receive a set of large, high-quality reproductions of 40 pieces of great American art (each approximately 24" x 36") and an illustrated teachers resource book with information about the artists and artwork and lesson ideas for all grade levels to facilitate the use of the reproductions in core subject areas.
American Immigration Council - Community GrantsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/28/2011
Picturing America is a free educational resource that helps teach American history and culture by bringing some of America's greatest works of art directly to classrooms and libraries. At no cost, recipients will receive a set of large, high-quality reproductions of 40 pieces of great American art (each approximately 24" x 36") and an illustrated teachers resource book with information about the artists and artwork and lesson ideas for all grade levels to facilitate the use of the reproductions in core subject areas. Grants will be awarded bi-annually with submissions deadlines of July 22, 2011 and October 28, 2011.
American Historical Association: Awards for Teaching of History
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3/15/2011
American Historical Association Beveridge Family Teaching Prize recognizes excellence and innovation in elementary, middle school, and secondary history teaching, including career contributions and specific initiatives. The individual can be recognized either for individual excellence in teaching or for an innovative initiative applicable to the entire field. Maximum award: $1,500. Eligibility: teachers K-12.
The Adobe Education Exchange - The 2011 Educators' Choice AwardsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/14/2011
The 2011 Educators' Choice Awards will recognize and reward Adobe Education Exchange members who submit the most innovative teaching and learning materials. Your fellow members will choose the winners of the Awards by rating one another's work, so impress your colleagues and compete for valuable prizes by submitting your best projects, lesson plans, curricula, tutorials, and other materials.
Charter Schools Program Grants to Non-State Educational Agencies for Planning, Program Design, and Initial Implementation and fo GrantUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
8/24/2011
The Purpose Of The CSP Is To Increase National Understanding Of The Charter School Model And To Expand The Number Of High-quality Charter Schools Available To Students Across The Nation By Providing Financial Assistance For The Planning, Program Design, And Initial Implementation Of Charter Schools, And To Evaluate The Effects Of Charter Schools, Including Their Effects On Students, Student Academic Achievement, Staff, And Parents. Non-SEA Eligible Applicants In States In Which The SEA Does Not Have An Approved Application Under The CSP May Receive Direct Grants From The Secretary For Planning, Program Design, And Initial Implementation Of Charter Schools, And To Carry Out Dissemination Activities.
Sodexo School Engagement GrantUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
8/15/2011
The Programs Funded Through This Grant Will Engage Teachers And Students, Grades K-12, In Learning About The Incidence Of Childhood Hunger In Their Community, And In Leading Meaningful Activities That Facilitate Access To Nutritious Food For All Children, Especially Those Most At Risk. The Sodexo School Engagement Grant Is Designed To Address The Need To Ensure That Every Child In The United States Grows Up With Access To Enough Nutritious Food. The Program Will Be Implemented Through A Service-learning “Semester Of Service” Focused On Childhood Hunger.
Grants for Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter SchoolsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
8/11/2011
The purpose of this competition (CFDA 84.282M) is to award grants to eligible applicants to enable them to replicate or expand high-quality charter schools with demonstrated records of success, including success in increasing student academic achievement. Eligible applicants may use their CSP funds to expand the enrollment of one or more existing charter schools by substantially increasing the number of available seats per school, or to open one or more new charter schools that are based on the charter school model for which the eligible applicant has presented evidence of success.


Grants for Learning Labs in Libraries and MuseumsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
8/15/2011
Grants for Learning Labs in Libraries and Museums will support planning and design activities that will enable grantees to develop comprehensive plans for programs, space, staffing, and budgeting for their Learning Lab. The awards may also be used to prototype certain Lab activities or experiences. In addition, the grants may be used to support emerging learning labs that are already in the process of supporting middle- and high-school youth with innovative digital media and learning and need additional funds to enhance their efforts, provided that they are aligned with the criteria outlined below. The target audience for the Labs is middle-school and high-school age youth. In addition to drawing on research in digital media and learning sponsored by the MacArthur Foundation, Lab plans may be inspired by innovative work that is taking place in science and technology centers and other museums, such as the Museums Afterschool: Principles, Data, and Design (MAPDD) project and SRI International’s National Science Foundation (NSF) funded project AfterSchool Science Networks (ASN) project. Each application should address how the proposed Learning Lab will address and serve the needs of the middle- and high-school youth in the library or museum’s community and engage appropriate involvement of community stakeholders. Each grant is expected to result in a feasible plan for implementing and sustaining the Learning Lab envisioned by the applicant library or museum.
National Science Teachers Association Grants and Awards - Various Awards and DeadlinesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
11/30/2011
Award deadlines are November 30, with the exception of Shell on October 17 and SeaWorld on December 1, 2011. There are multiple award opportunities with various requirements.  "Angela" Award, DCAT "Making a Difference" Award, Delta Education/Frey-Neo/CPO Science Education, Awards for Inquiry-based Science Teaching, Distinguished Informal Science Education Award, Distinguished Service to Science Education Awards, Distinguished Teaching Awards, Faraday Science Communicator Award, Maitland P. Simmons Memorial Award for New Teachers, Ron Mardigian Memorial Biotechnology Explorer Award, NSTA Fellow Award, NSTA Legacy Award, Robert H. Carleton Award, SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment Environmental Educator of the Year, Shell Science Teaching Award, STEM Educator Award, Sylvia Shugrue Award for Elementary School Teachers, Vernier Technology Awards, Wendell G. Mohling Outstanding Aerospace Educator Award, Zula International - NSTA Early Science Educator Award
National Center for Family Literacy and Better World Books Grants ProgramUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
8/19/2011
Wonderopolis — An Online Learning Destination For Educators And Families — Is Reigniting A Love Of Learning In Daily Life. Teachers Have Turned To Wonderopolis As A High-tech Resource For The Classroom That Fosters The Joy Of Learning In Children. Now, Your Organization Has The Opportunity To Receive A $500 Grant To Create New And Innovative Ways To Customize Wonderopolis In Your Community.
Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grant ProgramUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/12/2012
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. Again, This Year, We Challenge Ourselves To Seek Ways To Provide The Tools That Help Our Educators And Parent Groups Through These Challenging Times Efficiently And With The Greatest Impact. In 2011-2012, Basic Needs Will Take Priority. Please Keep This Focus In Mind As You Apply For A Toolbox For Education Grant In The 2011-2012 Academic Year.
Fuel Up to Play 60Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/1/2011
Funding is available to K-12 schools enrolled in Fuel Up to Play 60. The competitive, nationwide funding program can help your school jumpstart and sustain healthy nutrition and physical activity improvements. Funds can be used to conduct in-school promotions focused on creating a healthier school and to implement Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Plays. Funds can also be used for professional development, nutrition education materials, and physical education equipment & materials. There will be several application deadlines, and the next deadline is October 1, 2011.
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Improving Community Education GrantsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/31/2011
This program area seeks to ensure that education serves as a pathway out of poverty by advancing systemic changes that improve educational policies and practices, particularly for children and families living in low-income communities.
NSTA/PASCO: STEM Educator AwardsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/1/2011
The National Science Teachers Association PASCO STEM Educator awards recognize excellence and innovation in the field of STEM education at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels. Maximum award: $1,500 to cover travel expenses to attend the NSTA national conference and be part of a STEM share-a-thon workshop; a $1000 monetary gift; a $2000 certificate for PASCO scientific products; and recognition during the Awards Banquet at the NSTA national conference. Eligibility: K-12 STEM educators with a minimum of 3 years teaching experience in the STEM fields, who implement innovative inquiry-based, technology-infused STEM programs.
Captain Planet Foundation: Grants for the EnvironmentUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
9/30/2014
The Captain Planet Foundation funds hands-on environmental projects to encourage youth around the world to work individually and collectively to solve environmental problems in their neighborhoods and communities. Maximum award: $2,500. Eligibility: U.S.-based schools and organizations with an annual operating budget of less than $3 million.

Deadlines: September 30th- typically for spring and summer projects
January 31st- typically for fall and winter projects each year. 
Earthwatch Institute: FellowshipsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
6/1/2013
The Earthwatch Institute offers educators fully-funded fellowships for hands-on learning with leading scientists doing field research and conservation on one of over 100 projects around the world. Maximum award: fully-funded fellowship. Eligibility: elementary, middle, and high school educators and administrators of any discipline. Fellowships are awarded on a rolling basis until funding is exhausted.
Shade structure Program/American Academy of DermatologyUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
1/2/2012
Awards grants for the purchase of permanent shade structures designed to provide shade and ultraviolet (UV) ray protection for outdoor areas. Non-profits and schools; sponsored by an AAD member dermatologist and have a sun safety/skin cancer awareness program in place for at least one year prior to application.
The Big Read/National Endowment for the ArtsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/1/2012
Award to develop community-wide reading program. 501(c)(3); a division of state, local, or tribal government; or a tax-exempt public library. Eligible applicants include such organizations as literary centers, libraries, museums, colleges and universities, art centers, historical societies, arts councils, tribal governments, humanities councils, literary festivals, and arts organizations.
Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programs/The National Center for Safe Routes to SchoolUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/22/2014
The National Center for Safe Routes to School and Schwinn’s Helmets on Heads program are teaming up to provide 25 $1,000 mini-grants to schools across the country!
Funds activities that range from the nuts and bolts that help start or sustain a program to new ideas that explore the range of benefits of safe walking and bicycling. Adult-supervised elementary or middle school groups or club; Faculty, staff, or parent volunteers at elem. or middle schools;
Local and Tribal governments; and/or
Non-profits
Do Something Seed GrantUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/31/2012
There is no deadline date!  This grant is targeted toward project ideas and programs that are just getting started. These grants can be used to jump-start your Program or to realize your Ideas for the first time. These are grants for All types of community action projects that you care about and are important to your community!
Florida Agricurure in the Classroom, Inc. 2012-13 Teacher GrantUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
10/1/2012
Florida Agriculture In the Classroom, Inc's Teacher Grant program strives to Fund classroom projects that teach Florida school children about the importance of agriculture and introduce themro agriculture producers and representatives in their area.
Teachers AskUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
12/20/2013
Teachers, Disney has partnered with DonorsChoose.org to help you get the classroom resources you need to bring your environmental projects to life.
Disney Friends for Change GrantsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
2/10/2013
the Disney Friends for Change grants program is designed to help young people in the United States make lasting, positive change in the world. The program will support community-service projects that highlight the creativity and commitment of young people working to meet the needs of others.

Grants of $1,000 will be awarded for youth-led service projects that demonstrate youth leadership, creativity, and a commitment to making a positive community impact. Service projects can be in any field, including the environment, human services, the arts, and athletics.

Youth between the ages of 5 and 18 in all fifty states and the District of Columbia are eligible to apply. (Youth younger than 13 years of age must have an adult prepare and submit their application.)

American Society of Plant BiologistsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
6/6/2013
the American Society of Plant Biologists to support education and outreach activities designed to advance knowledge and appreciation of plant biology.

Grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded to support education and outreach projects targeting youth, students, and the general public, including but not limited to the development, implementation, and evaluation of innovative instructional materials or strategies in K-12 or undergraduate settings, science centers, and museums, and afterschool science clubs; projects that promote professional development in the area of plant biology for educators; professional development related to education and outreach for plant biologists and plant biologists in training; educational exhibits or displays in science museums, science centers, libraries, and other public venues; multimedia educational resources; and education and outreach collaborations between plant biologists and educators.

Target - Arts, Culture & Design in SchoolsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
4/14/2014
Each Arts, Culture & Design in Schools Grant is $2,000. We accept grant applications between noon CST March 1 and noon CST April 30 each year. Target funds in-school arts programs that enhance students' classroom curricula by bringing the arts and cultural experiences to schools, such as in-school performances, artist-in-residency programs and workshops in schools. Programs must take place between September 2014 and August 2015.

Application period open from 12:00 noon, CST, March 1, 2014 to 12:00 noon, CST, April 30, 2014