This post includes grant opportunities with deadlines starting in February and March 2022.
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
Purpose: Grants for projects benefiting PreK-12 students. Funding is intended for classroom, school, or district-wide projects that encourage social-emotional growth. Grant funds may be used to support or expand an existing project or to start a new initiative. NoVo Foundation is committed to supporting the spread of social and emotional learning (SEL) practices in schools and districts nationwide. NoVo Foundation, in partnership with Education First and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, aims to seed projects that foster social and emotional competencies in students in grades PK-12.
Deadline: March 14, 2022
Purpose: Programs will be awarded funding to start or expand their youth garden or greenspace. Programs will also have the opportunity to apply for additional funding through the following specialty award categories: GroPlus, GroPride, and GroEquity.
Deadline: February 4, 2022
Purpose: The Foundation prefers to concentrate on five primary areas including: Arts & Culture, Community Building & Social Service, Democracy & Civic Participation, Education, and Health. Proposals that fall outside of the five main areas of focus may be considered as long as they offer imaginative, and when possible, long-range solutions to the problems of the most needy members of society, and ideally, solutions that can be replicated in other communities.
Deadline: February 15, 2022 (LOI); April 1, 2022 (Application)
Purpose: Opportunity for USA middle-school STEAM teachers to participate in a professional training program in Washington, DC. The training program helps teachers gain new skills, develop projects, incorporate informal education into their curriculum, and meet fellow STEAM educators from across the United States.
Deadline: February 15, 2022
Purpose: Grants of up to $20,000 to nonprofit organizations and charitable entities to provide educational resources and extracurricular programming for children in grades K-12. Focus Areas: Arts and Culture, Youth Sports and Recreation, Youth Entrepreneurship.
Deadline: February 28, 2022
Purpose: Grants of up to $5,000 to nonprofit organizations and government entities for projects that expand or introduce the practice of mindful meditation in underserved populations. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Eligible projects are short-term and result in clear identifiable outcomes.
Deadline: March 1, 2022
Purpose: Grants of up to $500 and grants of up to $1,000 to USA and territories under-resourced PreK-12 schools for opportunities to experience historic sites and parks. Funding is intended for in-person or distance learning activities. Grant funds can be used towards program fees, transportation costs, hands-on materials for remote learning activities, stewardship supplies, and any other materials needed for a robust learning experience.
Deadline: February 11, 2022
Georgia Grant Opportunities
Purpose: Project Grants of up to $6,000 to support single art projects such as an art exhibit, a theatre production, a series of workshops for children, or an artist residency. In FY23, because of the impact of COVID-19 on organizations across the state, Project Grant applicants will be able to apply for capacity building projects, such as developing a strategic plan, a development plan, or a plan to safely reopen an arts facility.
Deadline: February 2, 2022
Purpose: Grants of up to $40,000 to Georgia nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for community service programs. Eligible programs may align with one of the following areas of focus: children and youth, arts, environment, culture, and community services. Priority is given to nonprofit organizations in the City of Atlanta and DeKalb County.
Deadline: August 10, 2022
New York Grant Opportunities
Purpose: Grants to New York nonprofit organizations in eligible communities for programs that focus on promoting health, education, welfare, cultural activities, and civic affairs. Applicants must submit a Funding Inquiry prior to the application deadline. Funding is intended to support organizations that serve the metropolitan areas of New York City (the five boroughs).
Deadline: February 1, 2022
Purpose: Grants to USA nonprofit, veterans, and faith-based organizations, schools, hospitals, government agencies, and volunteer fire departments in eligible states for activities that create and sustain thriving communities. Funding is intended for programs and projects that focus on the areas of workforce development, education, poverty, and the environment.
Deadline: February 1, 2022
Purpose: Grants to New Jersey, New York City, and Long Island, New York nonprofit organizations for programs that focus on education, the arts, youth, health and human services, and affordable housing. Funding is intended to support civic-minded initiatives that invigorate local communities.
Deadline: February 1, 2022
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!