Timely Grant Opportunities

This page lists current grants whose application dates have not yet passed.

New grants will be periodically posted to this page, so please check back regularly for new opportunities.

Toshiba Educational Grants

  • Source: Toshiba American Foundation
  • Deadline: November 1, 2019
  • State(s): National
  • Award: $5,000
  • Purpose: For teachers who are passionate about making science and mathematics more engaging for their students.
  • Eligibility: Individual or groups of classroom teachers working in public and private schools throughout the U.S.
  • Grade Level: 6–12

Go Green Minigrants

  • Source: Peace, Love & Planet
  • Deadline: November 22, 2019
  • State(s): National
  • Purpose: Peace, Love & Planet awards Go Green Minigrants as seed money for environmental initiatives that are school based and led by students. Projects should encompass the core values of reduce, reuse, recycle, and respect for nature; have measurable outcomes; and be approved by the school principal.
  • Eligibility: Public, Private, Charter, Other (including homeschool, 501(c)(3) organizations)
  • Grade Level: K–12

Angela Award

  • Source: National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
  • Deadline: December 18, 2019
  • Award: $1,000
  • State(s): National 
  • Purpose: This award honors one female student in grades 5–8, who is involved in or has a strong connection to science. The award has been established in honor of Gerry Wheeler, Executive Director Emeritus, and his outstanding dedication to NSTA and lifelong commitment to science education.
  • Eligibility: Any female student in grades 5–8 who is a resident of the United States, US Territories, or Canada, and is enrolled in full time public, private, or home school.
  • Grade Level: 5–8  

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

  • Source: Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
  • Deadline: October 31,2019
  • Award: $20,000
  • Purpose: An achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.
  • Eligibility: Current high school (or home-schooled) students attending a school in the U.S. who will graduate during the 2019-2020 school year. Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
  • Grade Level: 12

Solve for Tomorrow

  • Deadline: October 23, 2019
  • Award: $600
  • Learn More and Apply
  • The contest challenges students in grades 6–12 to show how STEM can be applied to help improve their local communities. classroom curriculum.
  • Eligibility: All publicly financed 6–12 schools are eligible to participate. Charter schools that derive at least 50 percent of their operating funds from public sources are also eligible.
  • Grade Level: 6–12

Connect Kids to Parks Field Trip Grant Program

Purpose

The Connect Kids to Parks Field Trip Grant Program (Connect Kids) is a field trip refund grant program connecting New York schoolchildren with nature and New York State history.

Eligibility

Title 1 schools AND any public school in a district with a Title 1 school (grades preK-12 including school-sponsored clubs), Advantage After School Programs, 21st Century Community Learning Centers, and village, town, or county youth bureaus in communities with Title 1 schools are eligible to apply. Each class or afterschool/youth bureau group is eligible for one transportation grant per academic year.

The Connect Kids to Parks Field Trip Grant

The Connect Kids to Parks Field Trip Grant Program (Connect Kids) is a field trip refund grant program connecting New York schoolchildren with nature and New York State history.

How Does It Work?

  • Connect Kids will refund up to $1,000 of the field trip costs for visits to a New York State Park, Nature Center, or Historic Site (Parks), or a Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Education Center, fish hatchery, or selected DEC sites. Field trip locations covered under the program include:
  • New York State parks, Nature Centers or Historic Sites
  • Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Education Centers or Fish
  • Hatcheries
  • Adirondack Loj
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science Forestry's Newcomb Campus
  • Chittenago Landing Canal Boat Museum
  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center
  • Montezuma Audobon Center

Grants are available on a first come, first served basis. Field trip costs eligible for a refund include transportation, program fees, entry fees, and/or pavilion fees.  Schools, youth bureaus, or afterschool programs pay for services first and are then reimbursed for their expenses after the trip. Chaperones that drive separately will not be refunded for any field trip expenses.

Eligibility

Any public school in a district with a Title I school (grades Pre-K-12 including school-sponsored clubs), Advantage After School Programs, 21st Century Learning Centers and village, town, or county youth bureaus in communities with Title I schools are eligible to apply. Each class or afterschool/youth bureau group is eligible for one transportation grant per academic year. Applications are on a rolling basis.

Fresh Films Tech Grants

Purpose

For classroom technology supplies, software, or hardware. Eligible purchases include, but are not limited to: 3D printers, tablets or Dell computers, software, green screens, or hi-tech biology supplies.  The grant award is $300.00.

Eligibility

All K-12 teachers and principals from any discipline who have a demonstrated need for technology. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

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