STEM Grants for K-12 & Nonprofits

DEADLINE IS OPEN OR ROLLING

September 2, 2018

NSF STEM + Computing K-12 Education – DUE: Rolling

An innovative science, technology, engineering, mathematics and computing (STEM+C) workforce and well-educated citizenry are crucial to the Nation’s prosperity, security and competitiveness. Preparation for the future […]
August 29, 2018

DiscoverE Collaboration Grants – DUE: Open

DiscoverE Collaboration Grants Overview Are you launching a new engineering outreach program or have exciting ideas to improve an existing program or event? Fund your project […]
August 29, 2018

Amgen Foundation Science Education Grants – DUE: Open

Amgen Foundation Grants and Application The Amgen Foundation seeks to advance excellence in science education to inspire the next generation of innovators, and invest in strengthening […]
August 29, 2018

Change Happens Foundation Grants – DUE: Open

The Change Happens Foundation will consider directing resources to charitable activities or programs that are within the Foundation’s goals and budget limitations. Carefully review our eligibility requirements before […]
August 25, 2018

Awesome Foundation Grants – Due: OPEN

The Awesome Foundation is a global community advancing the interest of awesome in the universe, $1000 at a time. Each fully autonomous chapter supports awesome projects […]
August 25, 2018

Ford Motor Corportaion Grants – DUE: Open

PHILANTHROPIC GUIDELINES Ford Motor Company Fund (Ford Fund) is a not-for-profit corporation organized in 1949. Made possible by Ford Motor Company profits, Ford Motor Company Fund supports initiatives and […]
August 25, 2018

Omron Foundation Education Grants – Due: Open

About OMRON Foundation, Inc. Founded in 1989, the OMRON Foundation, Inc. (OFI) was established to coordinate the charitable efforts of all OMRON offices in the US […]
August 25, 2018

Sidgmore Family Foundation Grants – DUE: Open

FUNDING PRIORITIES In recognition that an impoverished environment limits the possibilities for people to develop and thrive, we are particularly interested in funding organizations that… IMPROVE […]
August 25, 2018

Waste Management Environmental Grants – DUE: Open

Healthy thriving communities depend on involved citizens, organizations and corporate partners for momentum. We lend our support and services to causes that promote civic pride, economic development […]
August 25, 2018

Toyota Foundation Science & Education Grants – DUE: Open

Toyota’s national corporate giving program supports organizations focused on three main areas: the environment, education and vehicle safety. We also have a strong commitment to strengthening […]
August 25, 2018

The Fluid Power Action Challenge Grants – DUE: OPEN

The Fluid Power Action Challenge is a competition that challenges middle or high school students to solve an engineering problem using fluid power. The students work in teams to […]
August 20, 2018

Henry Luce Foundation Grants – DUE: Open

The Henry Luce Foundation was established in 1936 by Henry R. Luce, the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Time Inc., to honor his parents who were missionary […]
August 20, 2018

IGT After School Advantage Program – DUE: Open

The IGT After School Advantage (ASA) Program is our signature education program and flagship community involvement initiative. The program strives to close the “Digital Divide” for […]
August 20, 2018

Lockheed Martin STEM Education Outreach Grants – DUE: Open

Lockheed Martin is committed to a program of philanthropy that supports the Corporation’s strategic business goals, primarily in the focus areas of science, technology, engineering and […]
August 20, 2018

Innovations in Educational Spectroscopy Grant Program – DUE: Open

The Innovations in Educational Spectroscopy Grant Program provides resources to public and private teaching institutions. The program uses spectroscopy as a general-purpose measurement tool to promote the use of […]
August 20, 2018

Tony Robbins Foundation Grants – DUE: Open

Dedicated to meeting challenges within the global community, creating solutions and taking action, The Tony Robbins Foundation provides monetary donations to various organizations around the world. […]
August 14, 2018

Whitehall Foundation Life Science Research Grant – DUE: Rolling

The Whitehall Foundation, through its program of grants and grants-in-aid, assists scholarly research in the life sciences. It is the Foundation’s policy to assist those dynamic […]
August 12, 2018

Fresh Films Tech Grants – DUE: Rolling

Amount: $300 Deadline: Rolling FRESH FILMS TECH GRANTS We’ve presented over 85 technology grants to teachers around the country. And we’re still going! Get in on […]
August 7, 2018

Quadratec ‘Energize The Environment’ Grants – DUE: Rolling

Amount: $3,500 Deadline: June 30th and October 30th Our Program Starting this year we are taking our love for all things environmental and asking you – […]
August 6, 2018

Toshiba Grants for Grades 6-12 – DUE: Rolling

Toshiba Grants For Grades 6 – 12 Wanted: Classroom Innovators! Toshiba America Foundation accepts applications from teachers who are passionate about making science and mathematics more […]
July 31, 2018

Kinder Morgan Grant – DUE: Rolling

Amount: Up to $5,000 Deadline: 10th of every other month starting January Eligibility: must be in service area Guidelines for U.S. and Canadian Organizations Eligibility We […]
July 28, 2018

American Honda Foundation – DUE: ROLLING

Amount:$20,000 – $70,000 Deadline: Rolling Overview More than $37 million have been awarded to organizations serving over 117 million people in every state in the U.S. […]
July 16, 2018

Westinghouse Grants in Service Areas – DUE: Open

Amount: Unlisted Deadline: Open Geographic Funding Area: Limited to areas within 50 miles of Westinghouse sites. The Westinghouse Charitable Giving Program enables our company to provide […]

DEADLINE IN DECEMBER 2019

August 13, 2018

Tomodachi Initiative Grants – DUE: Rolling

Amount: $5,000 to $80,o00 Deadline 9-15-18 2018 Application Timeline Deadline for Submission                 Program Committee Decisions Notified January 15, 2018   […]
August 10, 2018

Walmart Community Grant Program – DUE: Rolling

Amount: $250 to $5,000 Deadline: 2/1 and 12/31 Walmart Community Grant Program Walmart believes in operating globally and giving back locally – creating impact in the […]

DEADLINE IN NOVEMBER 2019

August 14, 2018

Lawrence Foundation – DUE: Rolling

The Lawrence Foundation is a private family foundation focused on making grants to support environmental, human services and other causes. The Lawrence Foundation was established in […]

DEADLINE IN OCTOBER 2019

February 17, 2018

Herb Garden Grant – Due 10-1-18

As a recipient from the estate of Donald Samull, The Herb Society of America established an herb garden grant for elementary school classes grades 3 through 6. These grants ensure […]

DEADLINE IN AUGUST 2019

September 17, 2018

Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers – Due: 08/14/19

Max $2,000,000 – The aim of the ITEST program is to advance understanding of how to foster PreK-12 student interest and capacities to participate in the […]

DEADLINE IN MAY 2019

September 15, 2018

School In-Service Training 9-12 – Due: 05/03/19

$4,000 – The purpose of this grant is to provide financial assistance to secondary schools for in-service education in mathematics. For 2019-2020, grants of a maximum of […]
September 15, 2018

School In-Service Training Pre-K – 5 – Due: 05/03/19

$4,000 – The purpose of this grant is to provide financial assistance to elementary schools for in-service education in mathematics. For 2019-2020, grants of a maximum of […]
September 15, 2018

Enhancing Students Mathematics Learning Through the Use of Tools and Technology – Due: 05/03/19

$3,000 – The purpose of this grant is to encourage the innovative use of technology and other tools to “help teachers and students visualize and concretize mathematics […]
September 15, 2018

Professional Development Emphasizing History, Number Theory, and Discrete Mathematics – Due: 05/03/19

$3,000 –  The purposes of this scholarship are to provide financial support for (1) completing credited course work or designing and implementing a personal study plan in […]
September 15, 2018

Preservice Teacher Action Research – Due: 05/03/19

$3,000 – The purpose of this grant is to provide financial support for action research conducted as a collaborative by university faculty, preservice teacher(s), and classroom teacher(s) […]
September 15, 2018

Mathematics Study & Active Professionalism – Due: 05/03/19

$24,000 – The purpose of this grant is to provide financial support for teachers seeking to improve their understanding and appreciation of mathematics by completing course work […]
August 17, 2018

Lead2Feed Challenge Awards – Due: Rolling

Eligibility. Subject to the additional restrictions below, the “Lead2Feed Challenge” (the “Contest”) is open to legal U.S. residents of the 50 United States and the District […]
August 14, 2018

Lawrence Foundation – DUE: Rolling

The Lawrence Foundation is a private family foundation focused on making grants to support environmental, human services and other causes. The Lawrence Foundation was established in […]

DEADLINE IN APRIL 2019

September 15, 2018

Voya Unsung Heroes® Awards Program – Due 04/30/2019

Up to $25,000 – With over $5 million in awarded grants, the Voya Unsung Heroes® Awards Program has proven to be an A+ program with educators. The […]

DEADLINE IN MARCH 2019

August 17, 2018

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Mini Grants – DUE: 3-21-19

What Makes a Great Mini-Grant Program? An EJK Mini-Grant program is a creative and innovative activity … that takes place in class or out in the […]
August 17, 2018

Braitmayer Foundation Grants – DUE: 3-15-19

Objectives & Guidelines The Braitmayer Foundation, located in Marion, Massachusetts, was established in 1964 through a gift from Marian S. Braitmayer. Currently five members of the family […]
August 13, 2018

Tomodachi Initiative Grants – DUE: Rolling

Amount: $5,000 to $80,o00 Deadline 9-15-18 2018 Application Timeline Deadline for Submission                 Program Committee Decisions Notified January 15, 2018   […]

DEADLINE IN FEBRUARY 2019

August 17, 2018

Lead2Feed Challenge Awards – Due: Rolling

Eligibility. Subject to the additional restrictions below, the “Lead2Feed Challenge” (the “Contest”) is open to legal U.S. residents of the 50 United States and the District […]
August 10, 2018

Walmart Community Grant Program – DUE: Rolling

Amount: $250 to $5,000 Deadline: 2/1 and 12/31 Walmart Community Grant Program Walmart believes in operating globally and giving back locally – creating impact in the […]

DEADLINE IN JANUARY 2019

September 15, 2018

Fund for Teachers (PreK-12) – Due: 01/31/19

2019 Application Opens 10-01/18 – Fund for Teachers supports educators’ efforts to develop skills, knowledge and confidence that impact student achievement. By trusting teachers to design […]

DEADLINE IN DECEMBER 2018

October 23, 2018

$1K Social Media in the Classroom Grant – DUE 12-3-18

Frontier’s “The Connection” Offers Social Media in the Classroom Grant What could a $1,000 grant do to upgrade your classroom? Win a Grant of $1,000 When […]
September 15, 2018

Vernier Technology Award – Due: 12/17/18

$5,500 – A partnership of Vernier Software & Technology and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), this award recognizes the innovative use, or potential use, of data-collection […]
September 15, 2018

Sylvia Shugrue Award for Elementary School Teachers – Due: 12/17/18

$1,000 – This award honors one elementary school teacher who has established (or is establishing) an interdisciplinary, inquiry-based lesson plan. The lesson plan will fully reference sources […]
September 15, 2018

Shell Urban Science Educators Development Award – Due: 12/17/18

$1,800 – This award provides support to seven diverse educators in pursuit of professional development, and serves to increase the science educator talent pool of minority educators […]
September 15, 2018

Shell Science Teaching Award – Due: 12/17/18

$10,000 – This award recognizes one outstanding classroom science teacher (K–12) who has had a positive impact on his or her students, school, and community through exemplary […]
September 15, 2018

Robert H. Carleton Award – Due: 12/17/18

$5,000 – This is the most prestigious award an NSTA member can receive. The Robert H. Carleton Award recognizes one individual who has made outstanding contributions to, […]
September 15, 2018

Robert E. Yager Exemplary Teaching Award – Due: 12/17/18

$1,000 – The Robert E. Yager Exemplary Teaching Award will recognize six (6) full-time K–12 teachers of science who successfully use innovation and excellence in their classroom. […]
September 15, 2018

Northrop Grumman Foundation Excellence in Engineering Education – Due: 12/17/18

$5,000 – A partnership with Northrop Grumman Foundation and the National Science Teachers Association, this award is to recognize excellence in the field of engineering education. NSTA […]
September 15, 2018

Ron Mardigian Memorial Bio-Rad Explorer Award – Due: 12/17/18

$1,000 – The Ron Mardigian Memorial Bio-Rad Explorer Award will recognize and reward an outstanding high school teacher who has made biotechnology learning accessible to the classroom. […]
September 15, 2018

Maitland P. Simmons Memorial Award for New Teachers- Due: 12/17/18

$1,000 – The Maitland P. Simmons Memorial Award for New Teachers provides selected K–12 teachers (up to 25) in their first five years of teaching with funds […]
September 15, 2018

Distinguished Teaching Awards – Due: 12/17/18

$500+ – This award honors NSTA members who are teachers that have made extraordinary contributions to the field of science teaching. Eligibility: K–college-level teachers Award: Formal citation, […]
September 15, 2018

“Corteva Agriscience Excellence in Agricultural Science” – Due: 12/17/18

$2,500 – A partnership with Corteva and the National Science Teachers Association, this award is to recognize excellence and innovation in the field of agricultural science education. […]
September 15, 2018

“Angela” Award – Due: 12/17/18

$1,000 – Program Summary: This award honors one female student in grades 5-8 who is exceptionally involved in and has a strong passion for STEM. The award […]
September 4, 2018

Toyota USA Foundation Grants – DUE: Rolling; 12/31/18

Toyota’s national corporate giving program supports organizations focused on three main areas: the environment, education and vehicle safety. They have a strong commitment to strengthening opportunities […]
August 13, 2018

Tomodachi Initiative Grants – DUE: Rolling

Amount: $5,000 to $80,o00 Deadline 9-15-18 2018 Application Timeline Deadline for Submission                 Program Committee Decisions Notified January 15, 2018   […]
August 10, 2018

Walmart Community Grant Program – DUE: Rolling

Amount: $250 to $5,000 Deadline: 2/1 and 12/31 Walmart Community Grant Program Walmart believes in operating globally and giving back locally – creating impact in the […]

DEADLINE IN NOVEMBER 2018

November 10, 2018

Budding Botanist Grant $3,000 – DUE: 11-19-18

The Klorane Botanical Foundation is committed to supporting programs to teach respect for the environment and protect nature through the preservation of plant species and biodiversity. […]
September 15, 2018

Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK 12)- Due: 11/14/2018

$5,000,000 – The goal of the Discovery Research PreK-12 program (DRK-12) is to catalyze research and development of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and computer science (STEM) education […]
September 15, 2018

Classroom Research Grants (Pre-K – 6) – Due: 11/02/18

$6,000 – The purpose of this grant is to support and encourage classroom-based research in precollege mathematics education in collaboration with college or university mathematics educators. For […]
September 15, 2018

Teacher Professional Development (Pre-K – 5) – Due: 11/2/18

$3,000 – The purpose of this grant is to support professional development to improve the competence in the teaching of mathematics of one or more classroom teachers. […]
September 15, 2018

Emerging Teachers-Leaders in Elementary School Mathematics – Due: 11/02/18

$6,000 – The purpose of this grant is to increase the breadth and depth of the mathematics content knowledge of one elementary school teacher who has a […]
September 15, 2018

Mathematics Course Work for Pre-K – 5 Teachers – Due: 11/02/18

$3,200 – The purpose of this grant is to provide financial support for improving teachers’ understanding of mathematics by completing course work in mathematics. For 2019-20, scholarships […]
September 15, 2018

Mathematics Graduate Course Work for 6-8 Teachers – Due: 11/02/18

$3,200 – The purpose of this grant is to provide financial support for improving teachers’ understanding of mathematics by completing graduate course work in mathematics. For 2019-20, […]
September 15, 2018

Mathematics Graduate Course Work for 9-12 Teachers – Due: 11/02/18

$3,200 – The purpose of this grant is to provide financial support for improving teachers’ understanding of mathematics by completing graduate course work in mathematics. For […]
September 15, 2018

Engaging Students in Learning Mathematics (6-8) – Due 11/02/18

$3,000 – The purpose of this grant is to incorporate middle school classroom materials or lessons that actively engage students in tasks and experiences to deepen and […]
September 15, 2018

Improving Students’ Understanding of Geometry – Due: 11/02/18

$4,000 – the purpose of this grant is to develop activities that will enable students to better appreciate and understand some aspect of geometry that is consistent […]
September 15, 2018

Teacher Professional Development (6-8) – Due: 11/02/18

$3,000 – The purpose of this grant is to support professional development to improve the competence in the teaching of mathematics of one or more classroom […]
September 6, 2018

Equity in Mathematics (6-12) – Due: 11/02/18

$8,000 – The purpose of this grant is to incorporate classroom materials or lessons that will improve the achievement of student groups that have previous records […]
September 6, 2018

Prospective Teacher NCTM Annual Conference Attendance – Due 11/02/18

$1,500 – The purpose of this grant is to provide financial assistance to a future teacher of mathematics for attendance at an NCTM conference. For 2019-20, […]
September 6, 2018

Teacher Professional Development (9-12) – Due: 11/02/18

$3,000 – The purpose of this grant is to support professional development to improve the competence in the teaching of mathematics of one or more classroom teachers. […]
September 6, 2018

Connecting Mathematics’ to Other Subject Areas (9-12) – Due: 11/02/18

$4,000 – The purpose of this grant is to create senior high classroom materials or lessons connecting mathematics to other fields. For 2019-20 grants with a […]
September 6, 2018

Using Music to Teach Mathematics – Due: 11/02/18

$3,000 – The purpose of this grant is to incorporate music into the elementary school classroom to help young students learn mathematics. For 2019-20, grants with a […]
September 6, 2018

7-12 Classroom Research – Due: 11/02/18

$6,000 – The purpose of this grant is to support and encourage classroom-based research in precollege mathematics education in collaboration with college or university mathematics educators. […]
September 6, 2018

Designing Innovative Lessons and Activities for Mathematics Teaching – Due: 11/02/18

$5,000 – The purpose of this grant is to encourage teams of mathematics educators to engage in the process of writing and editing materials for mathematics […]
September 6, 2018

Future Leader Initial NCTM Annual Meeting Attendance – Due: 11/02/18

$1,500+ – The purpose of this grant is to provide financial assistance to a first-time attendee at an NCTM annual meeting and exposition. For 2019-20, the Mathematics […]
September 6, 2018

Teacher-Leader Professional Learning – Due: 11/02/18

$4,000 – The purpose of this grant is to provide professional learning assistance for mathematics teachers and mathematics teacher-leaders. For 2018-2019, a grant of a maximum of […]
September 6, 2018

Fostering Support of Mathematics Learning in Multilingual Classrooms: Due – 11/02/18

$4,000 – The purpose of this grant is to provide financial assistance to pre-K-12 schools for in-service to increase understanding and expertise in fostering support of […]
September 5, 2018

NSF Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching – Opens Fall 2018

AWARD- $10,000 – The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the highest honors bestowed by the United States government specifically for K-12 […]
August 15, 2018

Knowles Science Teaching Fellowships – DUE: 11-25-18

The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) awards fellowships in the areas of biological sciences, mathematics, and physical sciences. Fellowships are designed to meet the needs of […]
August 14, 2018

Lawrence Foundation – DUE: Rolling

The Lawrence Foundation is a private family foundation focused on making grants to support environmental, human services and other causes. The Lawrence Foundation was established in […]
August 8, 2018

Land’s End Award – DUE: 11-30-18

  Amount:$10,000 Deadline:11-30-18 Lands’ End Love Learning Award, presented by NSLA  Learning happens anywhere and anytime and summer is the perfect time for families to unleash […]
August 8, 2018

NCTM Equity in Math Grants for Grades 6 to 12 – DUE: 11-2-18

Organization: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Amount: $8,000 Due: 11-2-18 Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All (NCTM 2014) suggests that for the Access and Equity […]

DEADLINE IN OCTOBER 2018

September 5, 2018

State Farm Companies Foundation – Due:  10/31/18

$5,000 Plus – State Farm provides grants to support K-12 public school enrichment efforts including after-school programs, service-learning programs, systemic school-wide reform, teacher excellence programs, and academic excellence […]
September 5, 2018

Advanced Technological Education – Due:  10/15/18

Total Program Funding:  $66 M – With an emphasis on two-year Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs), the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program focuses on the education of […]
August 14, 2018

Clif Bar Foundation Grant – DUE: 10-1-18

The Clif Bar Family Foundation’s Small Grants are awarded for general organizational support or to fund specific projects in the foundation’s priority areas: (1) protecting Earth’s […]
August 14, 2018

Amateur Radio Grant – DUE: 10-1-18

The ARRL Foundation generally awards initial funding to organizations for new Amateur Radio related projects. The funding awards range from $1,000 to $3,000, with most awards approximately […]
August 13, 2018

Whole Foods Garden Grant – DUE: 10-15-18

US Gardens Grant Program Created in partnership with FoodCorps, the Garden Grant program provides a $2,000 monetary grant to support a new or existing edible garden […]
February 17, 2018

NEA Grants for Learning and Leadership – DUE 10-15-18

The NEA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the National Education Association, is a public charity supported by contributions from educators’ dues, corporate sponsors, and others. The foundation supports […]

DEADLINE IN SEPTEMBER 2018

August 14, 2018

GreenWorks Grants – DUE: 9-30-18

Project Learning Tree offers GreenWorks! grants up to $1,000 to schools and youth organizations for environmental service-learning projects that link classroom learning to the real world. […]
August 4, 2018

Green Thumb Challenge – DUE: 9-30-18

Amount: $500 Deadline: September 30, 2018 It’s that time of year again! GEF and Gardener’s Supply Company have teamed up on an exciting funding opportunity for […]
July 31, 2018

Foundation for Rural Service Grants – Due: 9-15-18

Amount: Up to $5,000 Deadline: 9-15-18 Eligibility: programs in rural communities served by NTCA members MISSION STATEMENT The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) works in cooperation with […]
July 28, 2018

Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grants – DUE: 9-28-18

Amount: $2,000 – $100,000 Deadline: September 28, 2018 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education® Grants Through our support for public education, we’re closing the funding gap facing many […]
July 14, 2018

Target Field Trip Grants – DUE 9-30-18

AMOUNT: up to $700 DEADLINE: September 30, 2018 What Target field trip grants are offered this year? Target funds programs that allow students and teachers to learn […]

DEADLINE IN AUGUST 2018

August 14, 2018

GreenWorks Grants – DUE: 9-30-18

Project Learning Tree offers GreenWorks! grants up to $1,000 to schools and youth organizations for environmental service-learning projects that link classroom learning to the real world. […]
August 4, 2018

Green Thumb Challenge – DUE: 9-30-18

Amount: $500 Deadline: September 30, 2018 It’s that time of year again! GEF and Gardener’s Supply Company have teamed up on an exciting funding opportunity for […]
July 31, 2018

Foundation for Rural Service Grants – Due: 9-15-18

Amount: Up to $5,000 Deadline: 9-15-18 Eligibility: programs in rural communities served by NTCA members MISSION STATEMENT The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) works in cooperation with […]
July 28, 2018

Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grants – DUE: 9-28-18

Amount: $2,000 – $100,000 Deadline: September 28, 2018 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education® Grants Through our support for public education, we’re closing the funding gap facing many […]
July 14, 2018

Target Field Trip Grants – DUE 9-30-18

AMOUNT: up to $700 DEADLINE: September 30, 2018 What Target field trip grants are offered this year? Target funds programs that allow students and teachers to learn […]