Additional Funding and Award Opportunities Listed in Past Issues
Grants for K-12 Environmental Projects from the Captain Planet Foundation
The Captain Planet Foundation provides funding for projects that: promote understanding of environmental issues, focus on hands-on involvement, involve children and young adults ages 6-18 (elementary through high school), promote interaction and cooperation, help young people develop planning and problem-solving skills, and include adult supervision. Grant amount: $250-$2,500. Application deadline: March 31, 2008.
Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams Grants foster inventiveness among high school students. InvenTeams comprised of high school students, teachers, and mentors collaboratively identify a problem that they want to solve, research the problem, and develop a prototype invention as an in-class or extracurricular project. Grants of up to $10,000 support each teamís efforts. InvenTeams are encouraged to work with community partnersóspecifically, the potential beneficiaries of their invention. Application deadline: April 25, 2008.
Motorola Lincoln Grants
The Motorola Foundation and the Chicago History Museum will commemorate the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincolnís birth by funding projects developed by U.S. civic, educational, and cultural organizations that actively engage the public in lessons from Lincolnís life. The $750,000 grant program will focus on three themes: bringing history into the future, engaging in current events, and leadership skills. Schools and school systems; community organizations; arts and culture organizations; museums; universities; and other non-profit organizations with programming on diversity, freedom, history, and leadership are eligible to apply. Applicants may request up to $25,000. Application deadline: March 30, 2008.
Sprint Ahead for Education Grants
Through the Sprint Ahead for Education grant program, the Sprint Foundation will award grants to school districts and individual schools to fund the purchase of resource materials, supplies, equipment, and software that facilitate and encourage character education among K-12 students. All U.S. public schools (K-12) and U.S. public school districts are eligible to apply. Grants will be given in the following amounts: $5,000 (for schools) and $25,000 (for districts). Application deadline: April 15, 2008.
Youth Education and Science Education Grants from the American Honda Foundation
The American Honda Foundation provides grants in the fields of youth education and science education to: K-12 educational institutions; accredited colleges and universities; community colleges and vocational/trade schools; scholarship and fellowship programs at selected colleges/universities or through selected non-profit organizations; other scientific and education-related non-profit tax-exempt organizations; gifted student programs; media concerning youth education and/or scientific education; private, non-profit scientific and/or youth education projects; other non-profit, tax-exempt, institutions in the fields of youth education and scientific education; and academic or curriculum development programs that emphasize innovative educational methods and techniques. Average grant amount: $46,000. Application deadline: May 1, 2008.
Fiskarsí Project Orange Thumb Grants
Project Orange Thumb is a grant program that provides community garden groups with the tools and materials they need to reach their goals for neighborhood beautification and horticulture education. Community garden groups, as well as schools, youth groups, community centers, camps, clubs, treatment facilities, etc. are encouraged to apply. Grant recipients receive up to $1,500 worth of Fiskars Garden Tools, Project Orange Thumb t-shirts for project participants, and up to $800 for other materials such as plants, seeds, and mulch. Application deadline: February 15, 2008.
The Jordan Fundamentals Grant Program
The Jordan Fundamentals Grant Program awards one million dollars annually to teachers across the country who motivate and inspire students toward achieving excellence. Innovation Grants averaging $2,500 will be awarded to individual teachers for projects that will impact classroom innovation and improve instruction. Winners of Innovation Grants may apply for an Inspiration Grant of $10,000. Inspiration Grants will be awarded to teams of teachers in support of scaling-up implementation of approaches developed with Innovation Grants. Application deadline: March 30, 2008.
Disney Minnie Grants to Support Global Youth Service Day Projects
The Walt Disney Company and Youth Service America will award grants of up to $500 each to support youth-led service projects through the Disney Minnie Grant program. These grants support youth (ages 5-14) in planning and implementing service projects in their community. Teachers, older youth, and youth-serving organizations are also eligible to apply if they engage youth ages 5-14 in planning and implementing the project. A significant part of the service must take place on Global Youth Service Day 2008, April 25-27. Past Disney Minnie Grantees are eligible to apply. Application deadline: January 21, 2008.
HP Technology for Teaching Grants
The HP Technology for Teaching Grants support K-12 public schools in the U.S. that use a collaborative, team-based approach to implementing technology integration projects. The projects must focus on using technology to teach, rather than on teaching students to use technology. Each grant is worth about $40,000. HP will select approximately 110 schools to receive the equipment and professional development support they need to effectively integrate technology into their instruction. Preference will be given to projects that address mathematics and/or science, and to schools that serve a high proportion of low-income students relative to their district or state. Application deadline: February 14, 2008.
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The Allstate Foundation supports national and local programs regarding Safe and Vital Communities (including youth anti-violence); Economic Empowerment (including financial and economic literacy); and Tolerance, Inclusion, and Diversity (including teaching tolerance to youth, and alleviating discrimination). Nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code are eligible to apply. The Foundation has no deadlines for submission; proposals may be submitted throughout the calendar year.
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