Grants August 2021
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
Awards range from $150 to $500.
Applications are accepted July 15 through October 15, 2021.
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
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
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.
Kroger Company Foundation
The Kroger Company Foundation makes grants in the areas of
hunger relief, diversity and inclusion, health and nutrition, and stronger
requests are due July 14 and October 6, 2021; and January 4, 2022.
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.
applications are accepted January 15 through April 15, annually.
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
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.
of Inquiry are accepted year-round.
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
• Updating existing widely
used curriculum or its technology.
• Creating or implementing
innovative curriculum, program, or technology solutions.
• Generating excitement or
demand for economic education.
range from $10,000 to $25,000.
of Interest are accepted year-round, but reviewed March 10 and September 10,
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
of Inquiry are accepted year-round.