To apply for any grant, please complete the Intent to Apply. Our staff will gladly assist with any questions regarding the application process, as well as proof reading or editing of applications.  

For a  list of upcoming grants please view the Competitive School and Teacher Grants Forecast

Open Now

 

Toshiba America Grant Program

Submit Intent to Apply

Description: Teachers are invited to bring a STEM innovative project into their classroom. For grades 6-12.

Award: Up to $5,000

Deadline: December 1, 2020

For application information Click Here

 

NEA Foundation Student Success Grants

Submit Intent to Apply

Description:  Applicants must be teachers, education support professionals, or specialized instructional support personnel and must be current NEA members. Grant funds can be used for resource materials, supplies, equipment, transportation, technology, or scholars-in-residence.

Award:  Two levels of funding - $2,000 or $5,000

Deadline:  December 1, 2020

For application information Click Here

 

Walmart

Submit Intent to Apply

Description: Walmart local community grants are awarded through an open application process and provide funding directly from Walmart and Sam’s Club facilities to local organizations in the U.S.

Award: $250 to $5,000 

Deadline: December 31, 2020

For application information Click Here

 

Captain Planet Foundation

Submit Intent to Apply

Description: ecoSolution™ Grants are intended to support solution-oriented, youth-led projects that result in real environmental outcomes and are available to educators working with youth in the United States.

Award: $500 to $2,500

Deadline:  January 15, 2021

For application information Click Here

 

Captain Planet Foundation

Submit Intent to Apply

Description: ecoTech™ Grants are specifically offered to engage children in inquiry-based, STEM-related projects that leverage technology and/or use nature-based design to address environmental problems in local communities.

Award: $2,500

Deadline: January 15, 2021

For application information Click Here


AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) Foundation

Submit Intent to Apply

Description:  
Each school year, AIAA awards grants to worthy projects that significantly influence student learning.  Projects mush show a clear connection to science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) with an emphasis on Aerospace that must be included in proposal.  K-12 Teachers are eligible and must be an educator associate member of the AIAA.

Award: up to $500

Deadline:  January 15, 2021

For application information Click Here


Laura Bush Foundation


Submit Intent to Apply

Description:  The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries provides funds to our Nation’s neediest schools so that they can extend, update, and diversify the book and print collections in their libraries with the goal of encouraging students to develop a love of reading and learning.  In order to be eligible, a paid professional must be designated by the school administration as responsible for the collection, care, and use of the materials housed in the school library.

Award:  approximately $5,000

Deadline:  January 29, 2021

For application information Click Here



Snapdragon Book Foundation

Submit Intent to Apply

Description: Snapdragon Book Foundation provides funds to improve school libraries for disadvantaged children.  Grants will be awarded to public and private schools to purchase books. 

Award:  $2,500 to $10,000

Deadline:  February 14, 2021

For application information Click Here



Voya Unsung Heroes Awards

Submit Intent to Apply

Description:  Full-time educators, teachers, principals, paraprofessionals, or classified staff with effective and innovative projects that improve student learning are invited to apply for the Voya Unsung Heroes Awards.   Fifty finalists will receive an award of $2,000.  Of the 50 finalists, three will be selected for additional financial awards. First place will receive a bonus of $25,000; second place will receive a bonus of $10,000, and the third place winner will receive a bonus of $5,000.

Award:  Initial award is $2,000.

Deadline:  April 30, 2021

For application information Click Here

 

Ongoing Grants

Reiman Foundation

Submit Intent to Apply

Description: Primary interests lie in supporting four types of endeavors — education, health care, the arts and children’s initiatives. 

Award:  Varies

Deadline: Ongoing

For application information Click Here

 

Kohl's Volunteer Program

Submit Intent to Apply

Description:  To meet the current needs of the communities where Kohl's employees live and work, Kohl’s will launch a temporary hourly volunteer program for events from Sunday, August 2, 2020 through Saturday, January 30, 2021. For every volunteer hour tracked by each associate, Kohl’s will make a donation to the benefitting schools.

Award:  Varies

Deadlines:  Schools must complete the Kohl's certification process in order to benefit from the Kohl's Volunteer Program.  Program is ongoing.

For application information Click Here

 

The Awesome Foundation

Submit Intent to Apply

Description: Have a crazy brilliant idea that needs funding? The Awesome Foundation awards $1,000 grants every month. It couldn't be simpler! Try to apply to a chapter near you, in a location where you have roots, or that you think would have a particular interest your idea. If this isn't possible, you can select "Any" on the application form, or apply to one of a handful of thematic chapters.

Award: $1,000

Deadlines:  Applications are accepted year-round. Most chapters meet monthly to review applications and decide on a recipient — though some chapters make decisions at live "pitch" events open to the public. If you haven't heard anything within a few months of applying, it's likely your project was not selected.

For application information Click Here

 

Lockheed Martin

Submit Intent to Apply

Description: Lockheed Martin is committed to a program of philanthropy that supports the Corporation’s strategic business goals, primarily in the focus areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

Award: varies

Deadlines:  Applications are accepted year-round. Evaluations are typically performed quarterly. Some grant applications may not be able to be considered until the next year's budget cycle, particularly those received in the second half of the year.

For application information Click Here

 

Kinder Morgan Foundation

Submit Intent to Apply

Description:  Kinder Morgan funds programs that promote the academic and artistic interests of young people in the many cities and towns across North America where Kinder Morgan operates.  Focus areas are academic programs, including tutoring, and arts education programs.

Award:  varies

Deadlines:  2/1, 5/1, 8/1, 11/1

For application information Click Here

 

Guitar Center

Submit Intent to Apply

Description:  The Guitar Center Music Foundation awards instruments and equipment to eligible music instruction programs. These items are lightly used, blemished or otherwise imperfect and have been collected from manufacturers and retailers. 

Award:  Donations of instruments and equipment

Deadline:  Ongoing

For application information Click Here

 

Dick’s Sporting Goods

Submit Intent to Apply

Description:  Sports build character, increase confidence, motivate kids to stay in school and aim for higher education; teaching life lessons that extend well beyond the playing field. Through grants and other support, Dick's Sporting Goods has helped organizations across all 50 states provide opportunities for youth to play sports. 

Award:  Varies by request

Deadline:  Ongoing

For application information Click Here

 

If you have any questions, please contact us by email at grants@aurorak12.org