Education Grants: 2010–2011 Deadlines

Education Grants: 2010–2011 Deadlines

July 2010 Deadlines

1 The National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year Program, sponsored by Dow Jones Newspaper Fund Inc.
www.newsfund.org/uploads/2010DJNFtoyform.pdf

Ongoing
DonorsChoose.org connects teachers who have approved funding requests that meet eligibility requirements with willing donors.
www.donorschoose.org

The Stuart Foundation’s focus on eductation includes informed public policy, exemplary districts and systems of schools, dynamic leadership, excellent teaching and engaged youth. Grants are made to groups, not individuals.
www.stuartfoundation.org

Beyond Words: The Dollar General School Library Relief Program, administered by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL), is sponsoring a school library disaster relief fund for public school libraries in the states served by Dollar General.
www.dollargeneral.com

August 2010 Deadlines

1 American Honda Foundation Grant
http://corporate.honda.com/ america/

Toshiba Large Grants (Grades 6–12, more than $5,000)
www.toshiba.com/taf/

Ongoing
Toshiba America Foundation accepts Grade 6–12 applications for $5,000 or less on a rolling basis.
www.toshiba.com/taf/

Digital Wish is dedicated to helping schools gain technology access across all subject areas with grants awarded every month.
www.digitalwish.com/dw/ digitalwish/grant_awards

The Wells Fargo Foundation supports many k-12 initiatives in specific states the company serves.
www.wellsfargo.com/donations

September 2010 Deadlines

15 Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Mini-Grants
www.ezra-jack-keats.org/ (Click on Programs)

30 Captain Planet Foundation Grants
www.captainplanetfdn.org

Northrop Grumman Corp. awards grants that address education-related initiatives that promote the advancement of science, technology, engineering and math on a national level.
www.northropgrumman.com (Click on Corporate Responsibility, then Corporate Citizenship)

Ongoing
NSPIRES is the NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System.
http://nspires.nasaprs.com

Verizon Foundation Grants
http://foundation.verizon.com

Do Something Grants for Community Building, Health and the Environment
www.dosomething.org/grants

Intel Community Grants (awarded quarterly in geographies where Intel has a presence)
www.intel.com/community/ grant.htm

October 2010 Deadlines

1 Toshiba Small Grants Program (for K–5)
www.toshiba.com/taf/

15 Shell Science Teaching Award
www.nsta.org/about/awards.aspx
NEA Foundation Sponsored Grants
• Student Achievement Grants
• Learning & Leadership Grants
www.nfie.org

16 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education*
www.toolboxforeducation.com
Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant*
www.ala.org

November 2010 Deadlines

1 American Honda Foundation Grant
http://corporate.honda.com/ america/

The International Reading Association Ronald W. Mitchell Convention Travel Grant
www.reading.org

10 The International Reading Association Regie Routman Teacher Recognition Grant*
www.reading.org

15 The International Reading Awards
• Eleanor M. Johnson Elementary Teacher Award
• IRA Award for Technology and Reading
• Nila Banton Smith Award
www.reading.org

20 Environmental Excellence Awards*
www.seaworld.org

30 NSTA Awards
• Sylvia Shugrue Award for Elementary School Teachers
• Robert H. Carleton Award for National Leadership in the Field of Science Education
• Biotechnology Explorer Award
• Maitland P. Simmons Memorial Award for New Teachers
• Distinguished Teaching Awards
• The Delta Education/Frey- Neo/CPO Science Awards for Excellence in Inquiry-based Science Teaching
www.nsta.org/about/awards.aspx

December 2010 Deadlines

1 • Pitsco/Hearlihy/FTE Grant
• Greer/FTE Grant
• Program Excellence Award, sponsored by ITEEA and NASSP
• Teacher Excellence Award
www.iteea.org

• World Book Information Literacy Goal Award
• 3M Professional Development Grant
www.ala.org

Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) Awards
• BWI Summer Reading Program Grant
• Penguin Young Readers Group Award
• Maureen Hayes Author/Illustrator Award
• Bookapalooza Program
• Distinguished Service Award
www.ala.org

National Schools of Character Program, sponsored by the Character Education*
www.character.org

15 The Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation Lindbergh Award
www.lindberghfoundation.org

31 Captain Planet Foundation Grants
www.captainplanetfdn.org

January 2011 Deadlines

15 Olympus America/Tool Factory Podcasting Contest*
www.toolfactory.com/ olympus_contest/

The International Reading Association Teacher as Researcher Grants*
www.reading.org

18 Toyota TAPESTRY Grants*
www.nsta.org/pd/tapestry/

February 2011 Deadlines

1 American Honda Foundation Grant
http://corporate.honda.com/ america/

NEA Foundation Sponsored Grants
• Student Achievement Grants
• Learning & Leadership Grants
www.nfie.org

Toshiba Large Grants (Grades 6–12, more than $5,000)
www.toshiba.com/taf/

2 Toshiba and the National Science Teachers Association’s ExploraVision competition*
www.exploravision.org

12 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education*
www.toolboxforeducation.com

17 Intel Schools of Distinction*
www.intel.com/education/ schoolsofdistinction

24 Toyota Family Literacy Teacher of the Year*
www.famlit.org

March 2011 Deadlines

1 National Endowment for the Humanities’ Summer Seminar & Institute Programs*
www.neh.gov

15 • ISTE Outstanding Young Educator Award*
• Kay L. Bitter Vision Award for Excellence in Technology- Based Pre-K-2 Education*
• Outstanding Teacher/Leader Awards*
• Sylvia Charp Award for District Innovation in Technology*
www.iste.org

31 ISTE Awards
• Public Policy Advocate of the Year Award*
• SIG Media Specialist Technology Innovation Award*
www.iste.org

ISTE/SIGOL Online Learning Award*
www.globalschoolnet.org

Captain Planet Foundation Grants
www.captainplanetfdn.org

The Tech Awards program
www.techawards.org

April 2011 Deadlines

b Lemelson-MIT Program’s InvenTeam Grants*
http://web.mit.edu/inventeams

30 30 Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes
www.barronprize.org

ING Unsung Heroes Awards*
www.ing.com/us/unsungheroes

Northrop Grumman Corp. awards grants that address education-related initiatives that promote the advancement of science, technology, engineering and math on a national level.
www.northropgrumman.com (Click on Corporate Responsibility, then Corporate Citizenship)

May 2011 Deadlines

1 American Honda Foundation Grant
http://corporate.honda.com/ america/

3 Sanford N. McDonnell Award for Lifetime Achievement in Character Education*
www.character.org

15 Olympus America/Tool Factory Podcasting Contest*
www.toolfactory.com/olympus_ contest/

21 Dollar General Grants
• Back to School Literacy Grants*
• Youth Literacy Grants*
www.dollargeneral.com

30 Target Local Store Grants
www.target.com(Community link)

June 2011 Deadlines

1 Parent Group of the Year Contest*
www.ptotoday.com/pgy

The International Reading Association Travel Grants for Educators
www.reading.org

NEA Foundation Sponsored Grants
• Student Achievement Grants
• Learning & Leadership Grants
www.nfie.org

NWA’s Sol Hirsch Education Fund Grants
www.nwas.org/grants/ solhirsch.php

15 Gale/Library Media Connection TEAMS Award
www.galeschools.com/TEAMS
Invent America! Student Contest
www.inventamerica.org

30 Captain Planet Foundation Grants
www.captainplanetfdn.org

*2010 deadline. Please check Web site for 2011 deadline.

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