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The Toshiba America Foundation welcomes grant requests from K-12 teachers who are striving to provide innovative math and science instruction. They support applications for project-based learning by teachers for use in their own schools.
The program is split up into funding for grades K-5 and grades 6-12. Grant requests for grades 6-12 that are $5,000 or less are accepted year-round on a rolling basis. Requests of more than $5,000 for 6-12 are due February 1, 2017 and August 1, 2017. Grant requests for grades K-5 are only accepted once per year and will be due again on October 1, 2017.
The program is focused on providing all US K-12 students an opportunity to participate in computer science and computational thinking. They seek to provide high school teachers with professional development and ongoing support to teach these courses. K-8 teachers would be assisted in obtaining the instructional materials and curriculum necessary to integrate computer science into their teaching.
They anticipate there will up to 19 awards and $20 million in grant funds available for this program.
The NEA Foundation is now accepting applications for their 2018 Global Learning Fellowship program. This program offers educators 12 months of support in building global competence skills and creating lesson plans. The fellowship also includes nine days of travel in the summer for international field study.
All active NEA members who are current K-12 classroom teachers are eligible to apply.
Deadline to apply is February 28, 2017. For more details and to apply for the fellowship, visit their website.
AT&T Internet Service is offering teachers and professors $1,000 scholarships to spend on classroom technology. Educators are asked to submit a 300-450 word essay or a 1-2 minute video explaining how they and their students use internet-connected technology in the classroom.
The program is open to professors at 2-year or 4-year institutes of higher education and also K-12 teachers.
The application deadline is February 3, 2017. For more details on the grant program, visit their website.
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) anticipates a January release of their Liberty Partnerships Program. This grant offers funding for collaborations between degree-granting institutions and secondary schools to improve drop-out rates for at-risk youth in grades K-12 by preparing students for college or careers.
New York State Institutes of Higher Education (IHE) are eligible to apply with a partner school. Partnerships may include additional schools, colleges, or community organizations.
The minimum award for previous program years was $200,000 for projects serving at least 160 students for a 5-year period.
Eligible applicants include Local Education Agencies, Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), public or private Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs), not-for-profit and for-profit organizations or agencies.
“To be eligible for this grant, at least 2/3 of the students an applicant is proposing to serve must attend
schools eligible for schoolwide programs under Title I, Section 1114 of the Every Student Succeeds Act, and the families of these students, or
schools with at least 40 percent of students eligible for free or reduced priced lunch; and the families of these students.”
Click HERE for a complete list of eligible schools.
NYS CCLC funds are from 21st Century Community Learning Centers, a federally-funded program which supports the creation of community learning centers for students, particularly those who attend high poverty and low-performing schools, and their families. You can also learn more about NYS CCLC by clicking here.
Trout in the Classroom is a program offered by Trout Unlimited based in Arlington Virginia. The program gives students in grades K-12 the opportunity to hatch trout from eggs, raise the fry, and release the grown trout into a local state-approved watershed.
TIC provides curriculum materials with interdisciplinary applications for science, social studies, mathematics, language arts, fine arts, and physical education.
The NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets is offering grants to schools so that they can serve food from local farms in their cafeteria meals. This is a competitive grant opportunity.
“The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets invites proposals that will increase the capacity of schools to procure and to serve locally produced specialty crops in school meals programs.”
Grant period: 24 months
Application Due Date: 10/15/16
Funding availability: $500,000 total with approx. $25,000 to $100,000 available per grant
Questions can be directed to (by September 23):
Meg McCabe NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets 10B Airline Drive Albany, NY 12235 Fax: (518) 457-2716 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org