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Grants Database

Search below for links and other information about funding opportunities. Opportunities and deadlines may change, so be sure to check the funder’s website for complete details about how to apply.

Be sure to contact the Innovation Office before you apply for any grant. This prevents surprises and ensures staff can assist you when you need it.

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Current Grant Opportunities

  • Environmental Education

Elementary classrooms grades K-6 with ten students or more may apply for a grant to establish an herb garden. In addition to plants, the funds may be used for supplies such as soil, plants trays, containers, child or youth sized tools, etc. Fifteen grants of $300 each are awarded annually.

Deadline Date: 10/1/24

  • Open
  • Literacy

Schools, public libraries, and nonprofit organizations who help students that are below grade level or having trouble reading are eligible to apply. Grant funding is provided to assist in: implementing new or expanding existing literacy programs, purchasing new technology or equipment to support literacy initiatives, and/or purchasing books, materials or software for literacy programs.

Deadline Date: 4/27/24

  • Open
  • General Classroom/School Projects

The McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation offers Academic Enrichment Grants designed to develop in-class and extra-curricular programs that improve student learning. The Foundation considers proposals that foster understanding, deepen students’ knowledge, and provide opportunities to expand awareness of the world around them. The Academic Enrichment Grants provide funding for programs that nurture the intellectual, artistic and creative abilities of children from low-income households.

Deadline Date: 4/15/24

  • Open
  • STEM

Funding is available to help math teachers, prospective teachers, and other math educators improve the teaching and learning of mathematics. NCTM membership is recommended, and may be required for some funding opportunities.

Deadline Date: Two cycles, 11/1/23 and 5/1/24

  • Open
  • Culture and Ethnic Studies

Envision Equity Grants support project-based learning and help educators to advance students' cultural understanding and appreciation, anti-racism commitments, and understanding of civic engagement and democracy. Applicants must be NEA members.

Deadline Date: 9/15/24

  • Open