Grants and Awards
Grant and Awards Program Information
Field Trip Grants from Target
Grants available up to $700 for out-of-school field trips. Deadline: September 30, 2014.
Green Thumb Challenge Grant
Several $500 grants are available to benefit the country’s most inspiring K-12 gardens. Deadline: Sept. 30, 2014.
P. Buckley Moss Foundation: Grants for Teachers of Children Who Learn Differently
Maximum award: $1,000. Eligibility: new or evolving programs that integrate the arts into educational programming. Deadline: September 30, 2014.
Siemens/The College Board Siemens Awards for Advanced Placement
Maximum award: $100,000 college scholarship. Eligibility: students must enrolled in high school (grades 9-12) during the 2013-14 school year, individually or as a team. Deadline: September 30, 2014.
First-Ever $1 Million Global Teacher Prize
One teacher will be honored next spring with a $1 million cash prize. Deadline: October 5, 2014.
The Lilead Fellows Program
The Lilead Fellows Program is an advanced and intensive professional development program designed to empower, enable, and equip school district library supervisors to think differently about their library programs and to be effective and inspirational leaders for change in their districts. Conducted in part with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the Lilead Project is accepting applications through October 13, 2014.
Departments of Education/Health and Human Services Preschool Development Grants
All States, including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, are eligible to apply for these grants. Applications will be due Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. Grants will be awarded in December 2014.
2015 YoungArts Awards and Scholarships
Top prize is $10,000. Deadline: Oct. 17, 2014.
Farmers Insurance: Thank a Million Teachers
Eligibility: current K through 12 teachers in the United States who have submitted a qualified proposal on www.thankamillionteachers.com. Deadline: October 31, 2014.
State Farm Foundation Grants
Eligibility: nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations under Section 501(c)3 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code; Canadian charitable organizations, educational institutions, and governmental entities. Deadline: October 31, 2014.
Verizon Innovative App Challenge
Prize: Regional and state winners receive funding and online technical support from MIT experts to help build their app. Deadline: Nov. 24, 2014.
NSTA Wendell G. Mohling Outstanding Aerospace Educator Award
Maximum award: $3,000, and $2,000 in expenses to attend NSTA’s National Conference. Eligibility: educators in informal education settings (e.g., museums, government, science centers). Individuals must be nominated for this award; self-nominations accepted. Deadline: November 30, 2014.
Grants to Increase Access to Healthy Foods from the No Kid Hungry Foundation
Prize: Average grants range from $5,000 to $10,000. Deadline: Rolling.