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Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Mini-Grants

Deadline: Sun, 31 Mar 2019

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation is offering funding of up to $500 to design and implement a creative program for your school or library! Public schools, public libraries, and public preschool programs are encouraged to apply. Previous successful projects have included a public story walk, a multicultural portrait project, a school garden, a bookmaking workshop, and an intergenerational storytelling day.

Eligibility:

Public schools, public libraries, public preschool programs in the the United States and U.S. commonwealths and territories, including Puerto Rico and Guam.

 

Record Updated: Tue, 18 Dec 2018

International Literacy Association

Deadline: Fri, 15 Mar 2019

The International Literacy Association requests applications for the Nila Banton Smith Teacher as Researcher Grant. The grant supports teachers who show outstanding leadership in translating theory and current research into practice in developing content area literacy.

Eligibility:

Applicants must be members of the ILA and practicing preK-12 teachers with full-time or permanent part-time teaching responsibilities. This includes librarians, Title I teachers, classroom teachers, literacy coaches, and resource teachers, but classroom teachers will be given preference.

Record Updated: Tue, 18 Dec 2018

Research Grants for Preventing Violence and Violence Related Injury (HHS)

Deadline: This year's deadline (2/8) has passed, check site.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services seeks to fund research that will help expand and advance the understanding about what works to prevent violence that impacts children and youth, collectively referred to as adverse childhood experiences, including child abuse and neglect, teen dating violence, sexual violence, youth violence, and exposure to adult intimate partner violence

Eligibility:

Funding will help support the evaluation of primary prevention strategies, programs, or policies that target universal or selected high-risk populations (i.e., populations that have one or more risk factors that place them at heightened risk for perpetration of violence).

Record Updated: Mon, 10 Dec 2018

American Honda Foundation

Deadline: This year's deadline (2/1) has passed, check site.

With the mission to help meet the needs of American society in the areas of youth and scientific education by awarding grants to nonprofits, while strategically assisting communities in deriving long-term benefits, the American Honda Foundation engages in grant making that reflects the basic tenets, beliefs and philosophies of Honda companies, which are characterized by the following qualities: imaginative, creative, youthful, forward-thinking, scientific, humanistic and innovative. The America Honda Foundation supports youth education with a specific focus on the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects in addition to the environment. $20,000-$75,000

Eligibility:

Take a quiz to see if your organization qualifies for a grant from Honda here.

Record Updated: Tue, 18 Dec 2018

Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program

Deadline: This year's deadline (2/1) has passed, check site.

The Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program blends leadership lessons with community service. These innovative leadership lessons are integrated easily into any subject area and all class or club settings. The Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program seeks entries for its Lead2Feed Challenge, the contest component of the Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program. The challenge offers teams of students a chance to use their leadership skills to make a difference in their schools, in their local communities, and as global citizens reaching across the world with their service.

Eligibility:

Students in grades 6-12. Teachers and advisers can enter the student team completed projects once they have finished the Now Go Lead 12-Lesson, 10-Lesson, or 6-Lesson track.

Record Updated: Tue, 18 Dec 2018

California Casualty

Deadline: This year's deadline (1/15) has passed, check site.

California Casualty requests applications for the 2019 Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant program. The program provides support to public middle and high school sports programs negatively impacted by reduced budgets. Grants range from $1,000-$3,000. 

Eligibility:

Public middle and high schools whose athletics programs are in jeopardy and in great need of funding in all states except: AK, HI, MA, MI, NY, WI.

Record Updated: Tue, 18 Dec 2018

Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF)

Deadline: This year's deadline (9/30) has passed, check site.

The Child Care and Development Fund is a multibillion-dollar federal and state partnership administered by Office of Child Care to promote family economic self-sufficiency and to help children succeed in school and life through affordable, high-quality early care and afterschool programs.

Eligibility:

The Child Care and Developement Fund's webinar of eligibility and other important information can be found here

Record Updated: Tue, 1 Aug 2017

Science Education Partnership Award

Deadline: This year's deadline (7/9) has passed, check site.

The Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) Program funds innovative pre-kindergarten to grade 12 (P-12) science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and Informal Science Education (ISE) educational projects SEPA projects create partnerships among biomedical and clinical researchers and teachers and schools, museums and science centers, media experts, and other educational organizations. SEPA K-12 resources target state and national K-12 standards for STEM teaching and learning and are rigorously evaluated for effectiveness. SEPA is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).1

Grant awards for direct costs of up to $250,000 annually per grantee and an estimated $2,000,000 in total grants. Grants are for 5 year periods.

Eligibility:

Higher education organizations, non-profits, for-profits, governments, other (ie faith and community based organizations, housing authorities).

Record Updated: Mon, 20 Nov 2017

Marathon Kids Running Club Grant

Deadline: This year's deadline (2/9) has passed, check site.

Marathon Kids is excited to announce a new grant opportunity for out-of-school time programs for spring/summer 2018. Marathon Kids’ evidence-based program uses the fun social environment of a running club to increase current physical activity levels while empowering participants to adopt lifelong healthy behaviors.

Additional information about Marathon Kids running clubs can be found in our FAQs here.

Eligibility:

All out-of-school time (including summer) programs in the United States are eligible to apply for the Marathon Kids Running Club Grant. Programs not directly operated by a school or district will be given priority. Programs that have previously participated in Marathon Kids are required to complete past seasons’ Finisher Surveys to be considered for the Marathon Kids Running Club Grant.

 

Record Updated: Wed, 17 Jan 2018

GO! Grants

Deadline: This year's deadline (1/15) has passed, check site.

GO! Grants are $1,000 to $5,000 grants to public and charter K-6 schools to spark and sustain physical activity programs that take place before, during or after the school day. The funds may be used for equipment, facilities, professional development for adults and programs that increase students’ physical activity to the recommended 60 minutes or more per day. (Webpage description)

Eligibility:

Schools and districts with students grades K-6