Tag Archives: K-12

STEM Grants to Partner with K-12 Teachers

Agency: National Science Foundation; Program: Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science (CFDA Number: 47.041) (Funding Opportunity Number: 17-575); Eligibility: Public and private colleges and universities; Funding: $5.8 million for multiple awards (no match required); Deadline: Oct. … Continue reading

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NSF Offers $59M to Enhance K-12 STEM Partnerships

Agency: National Science Foundation; Program: Advanced Technological Education (CFDA Number: 47.076) (Funding Opportunity Number: 17-568); Eligibility: Unrestricted; Funding: $59 million for 75 awards (no match required); Deadline: Oct. 5.

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Teachers, Schools Can Apply for NEA Funding

Private Funder: National Education Association Foundation; Opportunity: 2017 Learning & Leadership Grants; Funding Focus: K-12 education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Educators; Funding: Multiple $5,000 awards; Deadline: Oct. 15.

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Economic Education Council Seeks Teaching Award Applications

The Council for Economic Education seeks applications for the New York metropolitan area Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Teaching Champion Award. Three awards will be made. Deadline: June 14.

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Unsung Heroes Competition Now Open

Private Funder: Voya Foundation (formerly ING); Opportunity: 2016 Unsung Heroes; Funding Focus: Education, innovation, children, youth; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: K-12 educators (all applicants must full-time employees at accredited K-12 public or private school); Funding: The program will award 100, … Continue reading

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$40M for K-12 Educator Development Projects

Agency: Education Dept. (DoEd) Office of Innovation & Improvement; Program: Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) Grant Program (formerly Improving Teacher Quality State Grants) (CFDA Number: 84.367D); Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: $40 million for three awards (no match required); Deadline: March 7.

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Insurance Foundation Promotes Student Projects

Private Funder: State Farm; Opportunity: State Farm Student Achievement Grants-Service Learning Grants; Funding Focus: Public safety and education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: K-12 schools and student-led service-learning projects; Funding: Varies; Deadline: Rolling.

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Forest Foundation to Open Competition

Funder: American Forest Foundation’s Project Learning Tree; Opportunity: GreenWorks grants; Funding Focus: Youth, education and the environment; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: K-12 schools and nonprofit organizations; Funding: Multiple awards, up to $3,000 each; Deadline: TBA (the 2017 competition will open … Continue reading

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DoEd Launches Challenge for Virtual and Augmented Reality Learning

The Education Dept. (DoEd) launches the EdSim Challenge, a $680,000 competition to design the next-generation of educational simulations that strengthen career and technical skills and improve K-12 student achievement. Deadline: Jan. 17.

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Entergy Likes Literacy, Low-Income Initiatives

Private Funder: Entergy Charitable Foundation; Opportunity: Open Grants and Micro Grants; Funding Focus: Literacy, low-income initiatives, the arts, the environment and K-12 childhood education; Geographic Focus: Regional (AR, LA, MA, MI, MS, NH, NY, TX & VT); Eligibility: Nonprofits, schools, … Continue reading

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