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Grant Opportunities for Charter Schools – Winter 2022

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

NoVo Foundation, Education First, and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors 2022 Social and Emotional Learning in Action

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
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KidsGardening & The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation

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
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Bernard and Audre Rapoport Foundation 

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)
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National Air and Space Museum

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
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Monat Gratitude

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
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Trust for the Meditation Process

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
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National Park Trust

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
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Georgia Grant Opportunities

Georgia Council for the Arts

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
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Harland Charitable Foundation

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
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New York Grant Opportunities

The Barker Welfare Foundation

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
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Entergy Charitable Foundation

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
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Investors Foundation

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
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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!

Grant Opportunities for Charter Schools – July 2021

This post includes grant opportunities with deadlines starting in August and September 2021. 

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

Classics for Kids Foundation

Purpose: Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and K-12 schools to equip music programs with musical instruments. The applicant organization must show evidence of need and a commitment to raising matching funds. The Foundation offers matching grants for all of the instruments in the string family (including guitars and ukuleles).
Grant Amount: Varies
Deadline: September 30, 2021
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P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children’s Education

Purpose: Grants of up to $1,000 to USA educators for projects that enhance educational programs through art. Funding is intended to cover costs associated with visual art supplies and materials. The purpose of the grant program is to assist teachers in establishing or maintaining an effective learning tool using the visual arts within the school day. The grant money awarded is specifically for acquisition of visual art supplies. Examples are paint, clay, modeling materials, tiles, markers, pencils, and paper, to name a few. The grant is intended to provide hands-on opportunities for the students to explore art in a variety of applications.
Grant Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: September 30, 2021
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ELATE James Moffet Memorial Award

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: Up to $1,000
Deadline: September 19, 2021
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National Society of High School Scholars – DEI Teaching Grant

Purpose: Grants of $1,500 to high school teachers to benefit students in diverse populations. Funding is intended to assist educators who serve in rural areas, as well as for teachers involved in inclusion and diversity programs for their school or community. Grants may be used to support expenses for field trips, materials, supplies, and other instructional resources used to assist with course delivery.
Grant Amount: $1,500
Deadline: September 15, 2021
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National Society of High School Scholars – AP Educator Grant

Purpose: Grants of $1,000 to educators to improve the instruction of advanced placement classes. Interested applicants must register as an educator with the funding source prior to applying. Funding is intended to support field trips, supplies, materials, and other items that will help supplement the delivery of courses throughout the academic year. Funds may be used to assist high school teachers in any subject.
Grant Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 15, 2021
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Tomberg Family Philanthropies

Purpose: Grants of up to $15,000 for impactful projects. Applicants must submit a Letter of Inquiry prior to submitting a full proposal. Focus areas for programs include the alleviation of poverty and education. The Foundation seeks opportunities such as pilot programs, support of a new program, capacity building, a demonstration project, an evaluation, an expansion of an existing project with demonstrable results into a new geographic area or market, and similar types of projects. A pilot is the first delivery of a new program or offering intended to serve as a test of the program; test results from the pilot inform the decision to continue delivering the program as is, or with changes.
Grant Amount: Up to $15,000
Deadline: September 7, 2021 (LOI); December 13, 2021 (Full Application)
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Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of NCTE

Purpose: Grants of up to $750 to early-career middle school and high school teachers to attend an annual literature workshop. Grant funds may be used to cover the registration fee and provide assistance with travel and accommodations. Funding is intended to enable teachers to attend the ALAN workshop in Denver, Colorado. The grants provide funding for two classroom teachers in middle school or high school each year.
Grant Amount: Up to $750
Deadline: September 1, 2021
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Preventing School Violence: Bureau of Justice Assistance’s STOP Violence Program

Purpose: Grants to improve school safety. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. This program furthers the Department’s mission by supporting and assisting county, local, territorial, and tribal jurisdictions in improving efforts to reduce violent crime in and around schools.
Grant Amount: Varies
Deadline: August 2, 2021 (grants.gov); August 16, 2021 (JustGrants)
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Road Runners Club of America – Kids Run the Nation Grant

Purpose: Grants of up to $1,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, running clubs, and elementary and middle schools to implement structured youth athletic programs. Funding is intended for either new and existing programs. Eligible programs are those that provide more than just a one-time event and should be running programs that ideally utilize the RRCA’s Kids Run the Nation youth running curriculum.
Grant Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: August 1, 2021
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American Honda Foundation

Purpose: Grants of up to $75,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, public school districts, and private and public elementary and secondary schools for children’s and youth education programs. Priority areas of funding include the environment, literacy, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), and job training. Youth is defined as pre-natal through 21 years of age. The Foundation seeks programs and organizations with a well-defined sense of purpose, demonstrated commitment to making the best use of available resources, and a reputation for accomplishing their objectives. 
Grant Amount: Up to $75,000
Deadline: August 1, 2021
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California Grant Opportunities

 

Teichert Foundation

Purpose: Grants to nonprofit organizations based in Central and Northern California counties, government agencies, and public agencies for a wide range of projects that benefit the community in eligible regions. Requests for specific purposes will be given preference over requests for general operating expenses. Applicants must be located in counties in which Teichert Construction and Teichert Aggregates do business.
Grant Amount: Varies
Deadline: August 27, 2021
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The Carl Gellert and Celia Berta Gellert Foundation

Purpose: Grants to California nonprofit organizations for activities that address community needs in eligible counties. Funding is intended to promote charitable, educational, literary, religious, and scientific purposes. Previously funded charitable causes include social services for the homeless, low-income housing, and religious, public, and private school education.
Grant Amount: Varies
Deadline: August 13, 2021
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Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation

Purpose: Grants to California nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit communities. A letter of inquiry is required before submitting a full proposal. Funding is intended for environmental and arts education for youth and children, for programs that promote health and the environment, and to advance chamber and symphonic music.
Grant Amount: Varies
Deadline: August 2, 2021
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Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation

Purpose: Grants to California nonprofit organizations in eligible locations to support programs in the areas of health and medicine, education, the arts, the development and mentoring of youth (under 21 years old), and environmental awareness activities. A letter of intent must be submitted before applying. Programs must benefit Los Angeles County residents.
Grant Amount: Varies
Deadline: August 1, 2021 (LOI); October 1, 2021 (Full Application)
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Kinder Morgan Foundation

Purpose: Grants of up to $20,000 to Conord- and Carson-based nonprofit organizations and schools in eligible locations for academic and arts education programs serving K-12 youth. Funding is intended to support programs that benefit underserved populations, including minorities and girls. Priority will be given to STEM programs. Applicants must be located within 30 miles of the funding source’s selected areas of operations or benefit youth in those areas. Eligible uses of funds are for program support only. Programs must serve more than 500 underserved youth in grades K-12 and have a proven track record of success.
Grant Amount: Up to $20,000
Deadline: August 1, 2021
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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!

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
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DiscoverE

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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!

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
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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
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Constellation

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
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GameTime

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
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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
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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
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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
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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!