Grant Opportunities by Category

  • Click on the name of the category below for links and other information about that category's funding opportunities. Opportunities and deadlines may change, so be sure to watch each week’s Bridge for the latest information – and always check the funder’s website for complete details about how to apply.

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    General Use:

    Awesome Foundation | Lowe's Toolbox for Education | Farmers Insurance Thank America's Teachers 


    Toshiba Classroom Innovators | Toshiba America Foundation | National Council of Teachers of Mathematics | Air Force Association Aerospace Education | National Science Teachers Assocaition Grants | Actuarial Foundation Advancing Student Achievement 

    Student Achievement & Classroom Innovation:

    NEA Student Achievement Grants | Education Minnesota Classroom Grants | Education Minnesota – Second-Year Classroom Grant | McCarthey Dressman Academic Enrichment Grants | McCarthey Dressman Teacher Development Grants | Voya Unsung Heroes | NEA Student Achievement Grants | Ecolab Visions for Learning Grant

    Professional Development:

    NEA Foundation Learning and Leadership Grant | Education Minnesota –Education Support Professional Development Grant | Education Minnesota – Classroom Professional Development Grant | Education Minnesota – National Board Certified Teachers Scholarship | Bruce Vento Science Educator Professional Development Grant | Fund for Teachers 


    Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Minigrants | Dollar General Youth Literacy 


    Minnesota State Arts Board Arts Learning Grant 

    Field Trips:

    Target Field Trip Grant 


    Educators of America Classroom Technology Grant | CenturyLink Teachers and Technology 


    Project Learning Tree | Captain Planet Foundation 


    Eat. Learn. Live. and Grow Grant | Green Thumb Challenge | The Donald Samull Classroom Herb Garden Grant | Seeds for Education Grant | Minnesota State Horticultural Society Garden in a Box | Whole Kids Foundation School Garden Grant | Jeffers Foundation School Garden Grant | U of M Monarch Lab Schoolyard Garden Grants | Annie's Grants for Gardens 

    Online Fundraising:

    Give to the Max Day (GiveMN)


    Pets in the Classroom Grants | Asthma Friendly Schools Mini-Grant