Arts Grants Available from New York Council on the Arts

Are you an artist, writer, actor, musician, or filmmaker? Grants are now available for you from the New York Council on the Arts.

Applications are due March 30 and offer between $5,000 and $10,000 dollars.

Marcel Duchamp

Nude Descending a Staircase by Marcel Duchamp

The following are a few areas of interest that are eligible for funding:

  • Music
  • Literature
  • Folk arts
  • Museums
  • Arts Education
  • Architecture & Design
  • Visual Arts
  • Theater
  • Dance

Ask Brockport Research Institute how we can help you apply.  Contact us today!


EPA Environmental Education Grants Available

Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Education grant applications are now open. Up to $91,000 is available (25% match is required).

The EPA website states:

“Under the Environmental Education Grants Program, EPA seeks grant proposals from eligible applicants to support environmental education projects that promote environmental awareness and stewardship and help provide people with the skills to take responsible actions to protect the environment. This grant program provides financial support for projects that design, demonstrate, and/or disseminate environmental education practices, methods, or techniques.”

Application are due April 8, 2016 before 11:59pm.

Check out their website for detailed information.  Need help applying?  Contact BRI and ask how we can help with all aspects of your grant application.




Grants Available: Education & Non-Profits

Several March deadlines are approaching. Check out the links below for information about just a few of the available grants. The National Science Teachers Association has more details on these and many other applications. Visit their website to get further information.

Be sure to contact Brockport Research Institute for assistance with your application process.

  • Association of American Educators Foundation:  Classroom Grant.  Win up to $500 to improve your classroom with new materials and projects. Due March 1.
  • Is the independent secondary school you work for a member of the National Association of Independent Schools? If so, your school may be eligible for a grant from the Edward E. Ford Foundation. Due March 1 & April 1
  • The Captain Planet Foundation is offering grants to schools and non-profits for up to $2,500 “for the purpose of engaging children in inquiry-based projects in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) that use innovation, biomimicry / nature-based design, or new uses for technology to address environmental problems in their communities.” Due March 15
  • The Innovation Generation Grant (IGG) program is funded through the Motorola Solutions Foundations and funds organizations that participate in hands on STEM programs. Note that priority will be given to organizations in and around NYC and a few other large US cities. Please check the grant link for details. Due March 2


For an extensive list of other grant opportunities available to schools, students, educators and non-profits, please visit The National Science Teachers Association.