Grant Opportunities for Charter Schools – August 2020

This post includes grant opportunities with deadlines starting in September & October 2020. 

EdTec is here to help your school secure additional funding for day-to-day operations or special projects. We’ve put together a list of regional and national grant opportunities currently available to charter schools. See below for more information.

If you’re interested in receiving timely information about upcoming grant opportunities, sign up for the EdTec grants newsletter here.

Nationwide Grant Opportunities


P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children’s Education

Purpose: Grants to educators for projects that enhance educational programs through art. Funding is intended to provide students in grades Pre-K to 12 with increased learning opportunities, which can strengthen motor skills and concept training. Eligible use of funds includes the purchase of visual arts supplies to be incorporated into non-art disciplines, including math, science, and geography.
Grant Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 30, 2020
Learn more.


National Society of High School Scholars

Purpose: Grants to high school teachers to benefit students from diverse populations or rural areas, as well as for teachers involved in inclusion and diversity programs for their school or community. Funding is intended to support expenses for field trips, materials, supplies, and other instructional resources used to assist in course delivery.
Grant Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 1, 2020
Learn more.



Purpose: Grants to schools for projects that provide students with opportunities to engage with current and future energy challenges. Funding is intended to enable students in grades 6-12 to engage in educational projects that will enhance their understanding of science and technology, and inspire them to think differently about energy.
Grant Amount: $25,000
Deadline: October 1, 2020
Learn more.



Purpose: Grants to purchase outdoor recreational equipment. Funding is intended to help communities provide children and families with more opportunities for play.
Grant Amount: Up to $50,000
Deadline: October 30, 2020
Learn more.

Regional Grant Opportunities


City National Bank

Purpose: Grants to K-12 educators to enhance literacy. Funding may be used to purchase books, software and hardware, CDs, DVDs, and other educational resources.
Region: California (multiple counties), Georgia (Fulton County), Nevada, New York (Manhattan and Suffolk County), Tennessee (Davidson County)
Grant Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 31, 2020
Learn more.


Wayne and Gladys Valley Foundation

Purpose: The Foundation is placing an emphasis on capital requests.
Region: California (Alameda and Contra Costa Counties)
Grant Amount: Varies
Deadline: Ongoing
Learn more.


Walter and Elise Haas Fund

Purpose: Grants for education to support preparing all Oakland and San Francisco public school students for college, career and civic life.
Region: California (Alameda County and San Francisco)
Grant Amount: $5,000 to $150,000
Deadline: Ongoing; must first submit LOI
Learn more.




If you’re interested in receiving timely information about upcoming grant opportunities, sign up for the EdTec grants newsletter here. EdTec can also provide support with grant writing – reach out to our grants specialist to discuss your school’s needs!

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