Grant Opportunities for Charter Schools – October 2020

This post includes grant opportunities with deadlines starting in November & December 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


Toshiba America Foundation

Purpose: Grants to USA sixth through twelfth-grade teachers at public and nonprofit private schools to enhance science, technology, engineering, and math learning. Funding is intended to increase student success-rates by introducing creative project-based learning ideas that will make STEM learning fun.
Grant Amount: $5,000
Deadline: November 1, 2020
Learn more.



Purpose: Grants of up to $1,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for educational engineering activities and events for youth. Priority will be given to events, programs, and activities geared toward underserved K-12 students. Funding is intended to provide hands-on learning experiences that inspire an interest and understanding of engineering and take place in or around Engineers Week.
Grant Amount: $1,000
Deadline: November 14, 2020
Learn more.

Regional Grant Opportunities


Stocker Foundation

Purpose: Grants to nonprofit organizations in multiple states to improve the academic performance of PreK-8 public school students in eligible counties. Funding is intended to upgrade educational practices and introduce STEAM learning programs.
Region: California – Alameda and San Francisco Counties
Grant Amount: varies
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Learn more.


Sunwest Bank Charitable Foundation

Purpose: Grants to California nonprofit organizations for programs that support vulnerable families and children, and provide basic needs such as housing, food, education, healthcare, and safety.
Region: California
Grant Amount: up to $20,000
Deadline: ongoing
Learn more.


AMPED, Kids in the Game

Purpose: In-kind grants of youth exercise equipment to schools or an exercise program that encourages children to be active. Interested applicants are required to register as “active schools” prior to applying. The equipment is intended to be used to implement a morning walking/running exercise program designed by the funding source. Each tool kit includes bands, charms, tracking system, sound systems, ropes, and other apparatus.
Region: Northern California & Atlanta, Georgia
Grant Amount: in-kind
Deadline: ongoing
Learn more.


Philanthropic Ventures Foundation

Purpose: Grants of up to $500 to California K-12 teachers in public schools serving low-income populations. Funding is intended to provide materials that will enhance classroom instruction in life sciences and chemistry.
Region: Alameda, San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties
Grant Amount: $500
Deadline: first come, first serve
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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