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STEM Funding Opportunities!

*2016-2017 Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams Grant - Deadline: March 7, 2017

The InvenTeam initiative, created by the Lemelson-MIT Program, offers an unparalleled opportunity for high school students to cultivate their creativity and experience invention. InvenTeams are teams of high school students, teachers, and mentors that receive grants up to $10,000 each to invent technological solutions to real-world problems. Each InvenTeam chooses its own problem to solve. READ MORE...

*NCTM Mathematics Education Trust Grants - Deadline: November 4, 2016 and May 5, 2017

Apply for NCTM's Mathematics Education Trust grants, scholarships, and awards. Funding ranges from $1,200 to $24,000 and is available to help math teachers, prospective teachers, and other math educators improve the teaching and learning of mathematics. READ MORE...

*CenturyLink/Qwest Foundation Grants - Deadline: None

The foundation supports K-12 educational programming that: effectively uses technology to improve public school instruction; promotes innovative models to strengthen public school education; improves the skills and leadership of educators and parents; and promotes innovative early childhood education programs. Award Range: $5,000 - $1,000,000  READ MORE...

*Toyota USA Foundation Grants - Deadline: Rolling 

The Toyota USA Foundation is committed to enhancing the quality of K‐12 education by supporting innovative programs and building partnerships with organizations dedicated to improving the teaching and learning of mathematics, science and environmental science. A high priority is placed on the following: Creative and innovative programs which develop the potential of students and/or teachers; Programs which are broad in scope and incorporate systemic approach; and, Cost‐effective programs that possess a high potential for success with relatively low duplication of effort. Minimum Award: $50,000 READ MORE...

*RGK Foundation Grants - Deadline: None

The RGK Foundation's primary interests within Education include programs that focus on formal K-12 education (particularly mathematics, science and reading), teacher development, literacy, and higher education. The foundation does not entertain individual classroom requests from schools, and any request must be submitted through the Principal or Superintendent's office. Grant Amounts: $25,000 READ MORE...

*Mildred V. Horn Foundations Grants - Deadline: None

The Mildred V Horn Foundation mission is focused in the following three areas: (1) public charities that support historic home restoration (circa 1760 to 1860) that are open to the public and are located in Kentucky and its contiguous states; (2) education (primarily schools including elementary, middle and high school and colleges located in Oldham county, Kentucky and the surrounding area), and (3) homeless shelters located in Oldham county, Kentucky and the surrounding area. Grant Amounts: $1,000 - $10,000 READ MORE...

*Fund for Teachers Grants - Deadline: Varies by State

The Fund for Teachers provides funds for direct grants to teachers to support summer learning opportunities of their own design. Maximum Award: $5,000 READ MORE...

*Kinder Morgan Foundation Grants - Deadline: 10th of every other month

The Kinder Morgan Foundation awards grants to US and Canadian non-profits, public schools, and private schools to fund programs benefiting schoolchildren in grades K-12. One focus area is academic programs. Organizations may receive a maximum of one grant per calendar year. Award Amounts: $1,000 - $5,000 READ MORE...

*Wal-Mart and Sam's Giving Program Grants - Deadline: None

Wal-Mart and Sam's Club Giving Program awards grants to organizations that have a presence in the communities they serve. The Foundation addresses the educational needs of underserved young people ages 12 - 25. Examples include programs that re-engage students who have dropped out of high school, improve retention rates of first-generation college students, support teachers and promote adolescent literacy. Grant Amounts: $250 and Up READ MORE...

*Rural and Low-Income School Program Grants - Deadline: None

The purpose of the program is to provide financial assistance to rural districts to assist them in meeting their state's definition of adequate yearly progress (AYP). Funds may be used to conduct the following activities: - Teacher professional development, including programs that train teachers to use technology to improve teaching and that train teachers of students with special needs; - Support for educational technology, including software and hardware, that meets the requirements of ESEA, Title II, Part D (Enhancing Education Through Technology. Grant Amounts: Varies READ MORE...

*State Farm Companies Foundation Grants- Deadline: None

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 programs. Grant Amounts: Varies READ MORE...

*AT&T Foundations Fund Grants- Deadline: None

The AT&T Foundation awards grants to education projects that focus on improving the quality of teaching and learning through the effective use of technology; developing workforce skills for the information technology industry and advancing diversity in education and the workplace, especially in the fields of science, math, engineering, and technology. Grant Amounts: Varies READ MORE...

*Wells Fargo Foundation Grants - Deadline: None

Wells Fargo is proud to support organizations working to strengthen our communities. Through the efforts of our enthusiastic team member-volunteers and our contributions, we share our success within our communities by giving back to non-profits and educational institutions that address vital community needs and issues. Grant Amounts: Based on Proposal READ MORE...

*Digital Wish Grants - Deadline: Varies

Digital Wish helps educators locate much-needed funding for technology by posting teachers' technology wish lists on the Digital Wish website so that donors can make a contribution to their classrooms. Digital Wish also provides a database of grants for teachers to search and offers ideas for fundraising. Award Amount: Varies READ MORE...

*Ed-Tech Program Grants - Deadline: None

The Ed-Tech program aims to improve academic achievement through the use of technology in schools. It is designed to ensure that every student is technologically literate by the end of eighth grade, and attempts to encourage the effective integration of technology with teacher training and curriculum development. This program offers support to continuing, sustained professional development programs and public-private partnerships. Award Amount: Varies READ MORE...

*Whirlpool Foundation Grants - Deadline: None

The goals of the grants are to partner with families, communities and educational systems in advancing basic core skills at all ages and create or expand advanced skills training and retraining opportunities responsive to the workforce needs of the 21st Century. Grant Amounts: Based on Proposal READ MORE...

*Kroger Company Foundation Grants - Deadline: None

Each year, we assist hundreds of local nonprofit organizations, schools and churches working to make the communities we share better places to live and work. Grant Amount: Varies by Proposal READ MORE...

*Lockheed Martin Grants for Education - Deadline: Rolling

Lockheed Martin provides grants for K-16 Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education. This includes Lockheed Martin's K-12 STEM Education Initiative, Engineers in the Classroom, as well as STEM-focused curricular and extracurricular programs that provide employee engagement opportunities in a community in which Lockheed Martin has employees or business interests. Maximum Award: Varies READ MORE...

*Computers for Learning Grants - Deadline: None

Through its Computers for Learning program, the federal government has placed hundreds of thousands of surplus computers in schools across the country on a needs-first basis. Most, but not all, of the available computers are Windows-based PCs rather than computers made by Apple. Most of the donated machines are older models, but as the government continues to upgrade its computer systems, the number of surplus Pentium computers will sharply increase. Award Amount: Computers, Varies READ MORE...

*Corning Foundation Grants - Deadline: Varies

The Corning Foundation develops and supports projects in educational, cultural, and community organizations. Each year, the foundation fulfills approximately 225 grants totaling some $2.25 million. Corning's areas of involvement have included community service programs for students, curriculum enrichment, student scholarships, facility improvement, and instructional technology projects for the classroom. Grant Amount: Varies READ MORE...

FREE RESOURCES (NASA) - Explorer Schools Project: Free Resources - Deadline: Ongoing

NASA's Explorer Schools Project offers free online resources to help science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educators inspire and engage future scientists, engineers, and technicians. The Project gives educators of grades 4-12 access to NASA’s people, missions, research, and facilities. Free materials include online videos, training materials, lessons, live chats, and collaboration tools. READ MORE...