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Last Updated: 11/30/2018

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Grant Databases

I Teach America!
United Federation of Teachers
Grants for Teachers

Grant Sources

Educators of America
eSchool News
Toshiba American Foundation
American Honda Foundation
Walmart Foundation
The NEA Foundation
NSTA National Science Teachers Association
Kids Gardening
Fund for Teachers
Teachers Network
Lowe's Toolbox for Education
Kids in Need Foundation
Pets in the Classroom
Crayola Champion Creatively Alive Children Creative Leadership Grants
The Laura Bush Foundation For American's Libraries
Keeping the Blues alive - "Passing The Torch" To The Next Generation Of Music Listeners
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Grants for Specific Subject Areas

From Failure to Promise
  • How would $500 help you move students/youth "From Failure to Promise" in Literacy, Math, Science, or Technology?
  • Deadline:
    • July 31, 2020
National Weather Association
  • Sol Hirsch Education Fund Grants are awarded annually to teachers/educators of grades K–12 to help improve the education of their students, school and/or community in the science of meteorology. The Grant is intended to allow teachers to:
    • Purchase scientific materials and/or equipment for the classroom, school or community.
    • Begin new school and/or community science outreach and education programs.
    • Enhance and/or expand existing meteorology/science education programs.
    • Attend accredited courses, workshops and/or conferences related to meteorology that will significantly enhance their teaching activities.
  • Deadline: Closed until Spring 2019
Action for Healthy Kids
  • School Breakfast Grants - schools have served more than 25 million new school breakfasts since 2009. Up to 550 schools will receive grant awards ranging from $500 to $5,000 to support increased breakfast participation.
  • Game on Grants - provides funding for physical activity and nutrition initiatives that support schools in becoming nationally recognized as a health-promoting school. 
  • Deadline:
    • Check back in early 2019 for our spring cycle grants.
Association of American Educators
  • Classroom grants can be used for a variety of projects and materials, including but not limited to books, software, calculators, math manipulatives, art supplies, audio-visual equipment, and lab materials. Funds must be used within one year of the application deadline.
  • Deadlines:
    • Autumn: October 1st
    • Spring: March 1st
Shell Science Teaching Award
  • This award recognizes one outstanding classroom science teacher (K-12) who has had a positive impact on his or her students, school and community through exemplary classroom science teaching.
  • K-12 classroom science teachers. Nominees must have a minimum of 8 years of experience as a teacher of science.
  • $10,000 and an all-expense paid trip to attend NSTA's National Conference: two finalists will also receive all-expense paid trips to the conference
  • Deadline:
    • December 17, 2018 
Fiskars' Project Orange Thumb
  • Community garden grant program that provides tools and resources to help communities reach their goals for collaboration, neighborhood beautification, and healthy, sustainable food sources.
  • Fiskars has provided over $1.6 million to more than 210 community groups since 2002.
  • Deadline:
    • Check back in early January for your chance to apply for $3,500 in gift cards and tools
    • 30 groups will receive grants and tools in 2019
    • The application is open to non-profit organizations in North America late in the year and grant recipients are announced in the spring of the following year

Good Sports
  • Gives all kids the lifelong benefits of sport and physical activity by providing equipment, apparel, and footwear to those most in need.
  • The main objective is to get as many kids off the sidelines and into the game as possible
  • Deadline:
    • The application will be re-opened in January 2019
Ezra Jack Keats Mini-Grants
  • Award of up to $500 given to public schools and libraries to implement a proposed program. 
  • They are creative and innovative.... they take place inside the classroom or out in the community.
  • Preschool to 12th grade
  • Deadline:
    • March 31 of each year
Steelcase Active Learning Center Grants
  • Provide funding for classroom and learning space makeovers.
  • Funding can cover the cost of furniture, design, installation, and onsite training.
  • 6-12 Grade
  • Deadline:
    • February 1, 2019
    • Grants are valued at $67,000
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • Grants of up to $3,000 are awarded to persons currently teaching math in grades PreK-12th grade
  • Enhancing Student Mathematics Learning through the Use of Tools and Technology
  • Encourage the innovative use of technology and other tools to help teachers and students visualize and concretize math abstractions.
  • Deadline
    • May 03, 2019
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Syracuse, NY 13221

Christopher J. Todd
Interim District Superintendent
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