Mockingbird Foundation Award

What: This foundation, started by the Phish fan community, awards grants to schools and nonprofit organizations to encourage creative expression via music. This grant can help purchase musical instruments, performances, etc.
Grant Amount: $100-$10,000 to be spent in one calendar year
How: Applicants must complete an Initial Inquiry Form to describe their proposed program. The Foundation reviews these and accepts a limited number of applicants to submit full proposals. Inquiry form available here
Deadline: The Inquiry Form is due by August 1st
Eligibility: Teachers and school music programs


Society of Aviation and Flight Educators
What: The Society of Aviation & Flight Educators (SAFE) is awarding grants to encourage K-12 classroom teachers to incorporate aviation-themed lessons into their curriculum. This grant can be used to fund any type of project with an aviation or aerospace theme.
Grant Duration and Amount: $250
How: Access the application here. Complete and submit the application via email.
Deadline: Applications are due August 31, 2017
Eligibility: K-12 teachers are eligible to apply.




To begin applying for these grants please complete the Intent to Apply and Project Approval Form and submit it to the Office of Grants and Federal Programs ( .  Our staff will gladly assist with any questions regarding the application process, as well as any proof reading or editing of applications.  Please send a copy of your final application to Grants, ESC1, Suite 217.