for external funding to support your school and students? Grants provide
funding for schools and specific projects based on a competitive
application. A wide range of grants are available from a variety of
sources including business, foundations, and government organizations.
here to help teachers and staff navigate the grant process to support
programs that promote access, equity, and achievement for all students.
list of potential funding sources by program subject, take a look at the
Employee Intranet page
under “Funding Resources for…”
the most recent funding opportunities, take a look at the Grant
Alerts posted below.
grant proposal is different, so be sure to review the guidelines
carefully to find the potential funding source that is right for you and
have questions about a grant opportunity or the grant writing process?
Contact the Division of PDM at 410-266-3287 orDevOffice@aacps.org.
AACPS Grant Alerts
proposals that are submitted by schools and Central Offices must follow
the AACPS Grant Approval Process. Once you identify a grant that you
would like to pursue, please complete an Intent to Apply form and
return it to the Division of PDM before the final grant proposal is
The Toshiba America Foundation solicits grant applications from grade 6-12 teachers who are passionate about making science and mathematics more engaging for their students.
Must be a middle (6-8) or high school (9-12) teacher.
Varies by request:
6-12 Grant requests for $5,000 or less are accepted on a rolling basis, throughout the calendar year.
6-12 Grant requests for $5,000 or more are accepted and reviewed twice a year - August 1st and February 1st each year.
This program supports educators utilizing new teaching methods and techniques that improve learning. Applicants will be judged on innovative method, creativity, and the ability to positively influence students.
It’s time to enter BGE’s Third Annual Wires Down Video Challenge! The BGE Wires Down Video Challenge was created to raise awareness about the importance of electric safety among elementary school-aged children. From Sept. 8 until Nov. 14, 2014, elementary school students (kindergarten through fifth grade) in public and private elementary schools across BGE’s service area are encouraged to submit 30 to 45-second videos of their interpretation of BGE’s popular “Wires Down” electrical safety commercial for the chance to win up to $10,000 to fund a school enrichment program.
All full-time Anne Arundel County Public School students in grades K-5 are eligible to submit a video for this contest. Each video submitted in the Contest must be facilitated by a school administrator, teacher, or staff member.
Grants 4 Teachers!
The purpose of this program is to fund highly creative ideas that otherwise would be impossible to implement in the classroom due to school system funding constraints. Last Spring, thirty two teachers in Anne Arundel County public schools were able to stretch their students’ imaginations and skill sets thanks to funds from the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County’s Grants 4 Teachers funds.
Verizon Foundation Grant funding is intended to support, among other things, projects that promote STEM including summer and after school programs, teacher training and research.
By invitation only. Nonprofit organizations and elementary and secondary schools registered with the National Center for Education Statistics. --Interested individuals must apply to be considered as an applicant.
The Dreyfus Foundation offers a wide variety of grants related to chemistry including chemistry education in grades K-12 or institutions/individuals who are innovating more engaging ways to teach chemistry.
The Walton Family Foundation requests applications for the Public Charter Startup Grant Program. The program supports the creation of public charters by providing grants to school developers as they launch new schools.
School developers who primarily serve low-income children and can demonstrate the capacity to dramatically raise student achievement.
Amazon Web Services seeks applications for its AWS in Education initiative. The initiative provides a set of programs that enable the academic community to easily leverage the benefits of Amazon Web Services for teaching andresearch.
Educators, academic researchers, and students worldwide.
In-kind donations of free usage credits to tap into the on-demand infrastructure of Amazon Web Services in order to teach advanced courses, tackle research endeavors, and explore new projects.
The Finish Line Youth Foundation supports organizations that provide opportunities for youth participation in youth athletic programs and camps that encourage youth activities and healthy, active lifestyles.
The Baseball Tomorrow Fund provides funding for incremental programming and facilities for youth baseball and softball programs, not for normal operating expenses or as a substitute for existing funding or fundraising activitites.
Tax-exempt organizations, such as municipalities and school districts; and 501(c)(3) organizations.
Wondershare is offering unlimited copies of free multimedia software for educators anywhere in the US and Canada.
‘Software 4 School’ was started with the goal of giving students everywhere a chance to build basic computer skills–plus a little creativity.
The NEA Foundation Institute for Innovation in Teaching and Learning is a structured learning experience that supports local unions and school district leaders' collaborative efforts to improve education.
Cognizant requests proposals for its 2013 Making the Future education initiative. The initiative seeks to inspire children with a passion for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through afterschool programs.
Schools and nonprofit organizations.
Grants fund tools, materials, and instructor stipends for programs.
Earthwatch is looking for teachers who are adventures and innovative with an interest in natural and cultutral conservation, sustainability, and life long learning.
A K12 classroom educator
Passionate about teaching
Looking to learn more about environmental issues
Excited to collaborate with a team of teachers
Committed to engaging your students and school community
Interested in how scientific research is conducted
The Guitar Center provides support for music education. The center seeks to inspire creativity and personal expression, build self-esteem, and teach cooperation and team building from playing music together.
501(c)(3) organizations that support music education; and music educators.
Old National Bank provides Strategic Grants to support education, specifically:
* Youth and adult literacy/reading programs;
*Early childhood development programs;
*Academic achievement programs;
*Cultural education and diversity awareness;
*Tutoring and mentoring programs;and
*College preparation programs.
Nonprofit organizations located in or provide service to communities within ONB's footprint.
EPS' School Speciality's Literacy and Intervention Division solicts applications for the EPS RTI Grant Program. The program seeks to assist school districts in the development and improvement of their Response to Intervention programs.
Kids In Need Teacher Grants provide K-12 educators with funding to provide innovative learning opportunities for their students. The Kids In Need Foundation helps to engage students in the learning process by supporting our most creative and important educatioal resource - our nation's teachers.
All certified K-12 teachers in the U.S. are eligible.
Teacher Grant awards range from $100 to $500 each and are used to finance creative classroom projects.
The Amateur Radio Relay League Foundation offers grants to educators and youth for its Victor Clark Youth Incentive Program, which is intended to promote participation in amateur radio by youth ages 18 and younger.
High school radio clubs, youth groups, and general-interest radio clubs that sponsor youth groups.
The Mockingbird Foundation, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization created by fans of the Rock Bank Phish, annually provides competitive grants to U.S. nonprofit organizations and public schools for children's music education programs.
The foundation is interested in programs targeting children 18 years of age or younger, but will consider projects that benefit college students, teachers,instrumentation, vocalization, or improvisation. Also, encourages applications associated with diverse or unusual musical styles, genres, forms, and philosophies.
Grants ranging between $100 and $5,000 will be awarded to nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations, organizations with an eligible fiscal sponsor, and public schools.
The Fender Music Foundation supports: (1) in-school music classes in which students make music; (2) afterschool music programs that are not run by the school; and (3) musica therapy programs in which the participants make music.
Public schools and 501(c)(3) organizations are eligible.
Most awards are in the form of instruments and equipment needed to use for the instruments. Average value ranges from $500 to $5,000.