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Grants August 2021


Data Center Community Grants

Google makes grants in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and computer science (CS) education. Priority is given to programs that address structural barriers to STEM and CS education access, such as school readiness, access to in-school courses, distance learning, and teacher training and resources.

Applications are accepted August 16 through October 2, 2021.



Air Force Junior ROTC Grants

The Air Force Association Junior ROTC (AFJROTC) grant program was established to promote aerospace education throughout classrooms and units. Applications are judged by the importance and the impact the selected aerospace activity will have on students. 

Grants up to $250 are awarded.

Applications are due February 10 and October 10, annually.



Education and Technology Program School Station Grants

The Education and Technology Program (ETP) of The National Association for Amateur Radio (ARRL) provides funding and resources to elementary, middle, and high schools in the United States. ETP School Station Grants are awarded for the purpose of purchasing equipment to set up a school amateur (ham) radio station.

Equipment valued at up to $1,500 is awarded.

Applications are accepted October 1 through November 1, annually.



Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Program (Funding Opportunity 

The US Department of the Navy seeks proposals to improve education and training in science, engineering, technology, and mathematics (STEM) for middle school students through to the current workforce. Expectations are to establish, build, or maintain research-informed educational pathways, outreach, and workforce opportunities aligned with Naval priorities in science and technology. 

Applications are accepted through March 30, 2022.



E2 Energy to Educate Grants

Through the E2 Energy to Educate grant program, Constellation NewEnergy, Inc. offers students opportunities to problem-solve today’s and tomorrow’s energy challenges. Grants fund projects designed to enhance students’ understanding of science and technology and to inspire them to think differently about energy.

Education grants up to $25,000 each are awarded for grades 6 through 12. 

Applications are due October 1, annually.



Toshiba America Grant Program for 6-12 Science and Mathematics Educators

Toshiba America Foundation accepts applications from teachers who are passionate about making science and mathematics more engaging for their students. The foundation seeks to support teachers by providing funds to support classroom projects. The foundation strongly encourages projects planned and led by individual teachers or teams of teachers for their own classrooms. 

Requests for grants less than $5,000 are due March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1, annually. Requests for grants of more than $5,000 are due May 1 and November 1, annually.



ecoTech Grants

The Captain Planet Foundation (CPF) is offering grants to support inquiry-based projects in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields that leverage technology or use nature-based designs to address environmental problems in local communities. Ideal projects are youth-led, project-based, and integrate technology to address an environmental problem that results in real, demonstrable environmental outcomes. 

Grants up to $2,500 are awarded.

Applications are accepted March 15 through July 15 and September 15 through January 15, annually.



H2O for Life Project Minigrants

The mission of H2O for Life is to improve local and global communities by engaging students as change-makers for a better world. Minigrants are intended to kick-start service-learning projects focused on the global water crisis and to benefit partner schools. Grants may be used for service-learning project expenses.

Awards range from $250 to $500.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.



School Garden Grants

Safer Brand offers School Garden Grants to schools that want to create and start a school garden. Interested schools should explain their reasoning for a school garden and how they would use the grant.

Grants of $500 are awarded.

Applications are accepted September 1 through December 1, annually.



Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Fund

The Wild Ones environmental organization annually awards small grants through the Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education (SFE) Fund. Projects must focus on appreciation for nature through the use of and teaching about native plants. Projects must involve students and volunteers in planning and carrying out the project. Projects must increase the site’s educational value.

Awards range from $150 to $500.

Applications are accepted July 15 through October 15, 2021.



SeedMoney Challenge Grants

SeedMoney awards Challenge Grants to support public food garden projects, including youth, school, community, food bank, and shelter gardens. The grant size is determined by the amount that a particular garden raises using SeedMoney’s crowdfunding tools over a 30-day period from November 15 to December 15, 2021.

Awards range from $100 to $1,000, with total funding of $75,000.



Community Grants for Sustainable Schoolyard Gardens

Just Energy Foundation awards grants to volunteer organizations to support creation of sustainable schoolyard gardens. Organizations partner with qualified schools to develop gardens through the effort of volunteer community members and students working together. The foundation emphasizes educational and mentoring programs that have a current and future outlook for youth. Education and care for the environment are project priorities.

Grant requests are accepted on a rolling basis.



The Harry Chapin Foundation Education Grant

The Harry Chapin Foundation makes grants in the areas of education, arts, agriculture, and the environment. Priority is given to arts-in-education programs, agricultural and environmental programs, and community education programs.

Grants up to $10,000 are awarded.

Applications are accepted year-round.



Educational Grants, Kroger Company Foundation

The Kroger Company Foundation makes grants in the areas of hunger relief, diversity and inclusion, health and nutrition, and stronger communities. 

Grant requests are due July 14 and October 6, 2021; and January 4, 2022.



Academic Enrichment Grants

The McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation offers Academic Enrichment Grants designed to develop classroom and extracurricular programs that improve student learning. The foundation considers proposals that foster understanding, deepen students’ knowledge, and provide opportunities to expand awareness of the world around them.

Grants up to $10,000 are awarded.

Online applications are accepted January 15 through April 15, annually.



SCA Grants

Sony Corporation of American and its operating companies offer funding to programs that support education and creative, artistic, technical, and scientific skills that are necessary for tomorrow’s workforce. 

Requests are accepted year-round.



Education Grants, The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation supports organizations that serve lower-income individuals and assist vulnerable and at-risk populations in the communities in which they reside. Program areas include housing, health, jobs, education, and community services. Education priorities include science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); out-of-school time; and college and career preparedness.

Letters of Inquiry are accepted year-round.



Teacher Incentive Grants

Teacher Incentive Grants are given to projects that promote the teaching of art. Eligible projects may address instructional process, curriculum, student learning, student assessment, classroom behavior, management, discipline, or other practices relating to instructional interaction and the achievement of student learning.

Grants up to $3,000 are awarded.

Applications are due October 1, 2021.



Calvin K. Kazanjian Economics Foundation Grants

The primary focus of the Kazanjian Foundation is to increase economic literacy. The foundation looks for innovative grant proposals in four areas:
• Updating existing widely used curriculum or its technology.
• Creating or implementing innovative curriculum, program, or technology solutions.
• Generating excitement or demand for economic education.
• Research.

Awards range from $10,000 to $25,000.

Letters of Interest are accepted year-round, but reviewed March 10 and September 10, annually.



United States-Japan Foundation Grants

The United States-Japan Foundation(USJF) supports innovative education projects that help yelp young Americans and Japanese learn about each other’s society, culture, and country as well as learn to work together on issues of common concern. The foundation supports diverse methodologies for engaging teachers and kindergarten through grade 12 students in the study of Japan and the US that range from history, art, and music to science and society. 

Letters of Inquiry are accepted year-round.