Grants and Awards
- Donors Choose — DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that makes it easy for anyone to help students
in need. Public school teachers post classroom project requests on the site, and donors
can give any amount to the project.
- Foundation Center — Comprehensive database on U.S. and global grantmakers and their grants.
Grants and Awards
- Braitmayer Foundation —The Foundation is interested in K-12 education throughout the United States. Of
particular interest are: Curricular and school reform initiatives; Preparation of
and professional development opportunities for teachers, particularly those which
encourage people of high ability and diverse background to enter and remain in K-12
- Captain Planet Foundation: Funding for Youth Environmental Projects — Funding and support for hands-on environmental projects that empower children and
youth around the world to work individually and collectively to solve environmental
problems in their neighborhoods and communities.
- Earthwatch Institute Education — Earthwatch Institute offers fellowships for K-12 educators to join their two-week
field expeditions. Projects range from archaeological digs in Peru, to habitat studies
in Oregon, to running transects through reefs in the Bahamas. Earthwatch Institute
aims to promote multidisciplinary science and social studies curriculum in schools
nationwide as well as enrich teachers and enhance the academic experience of students.
- National Science Teachers Association — NSTA awards, grants, and competitions for students and teachers.
- PLT GreenWorks! Grant — Do you have an idea for a school or community garden, a forest improvement project,
a streamside restoration plan, a recycling program, or an energy conservation project?
Need funds to implement it? Apply for a PLT GreenWorks! Grant today!
- School Garden Grant — Created in partnership with FoodCorps, the School Garden Grant program provides
a $2,000 monetary grant to a K-12 school, or a non-profit working in partnership with
a K-12 school, to support a new or existing edible garden on school grounds.
- Toshiba America Foundation — Toshiba's Science and Math Improvement grants are available for grades 6-12 math
and science teachers with innovative project ideas or material need for their classrooms.
Also available are grants to K-5 teachers.