Category Archives: general education grants

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Grant Name:  Captain Planet Foundation Education Grants 

Funded by:  The Captain Planet Foundation

Description:  The foundation supports projects that: 1) Promote understanding of environmental issues; 2) Focus on hands-on involvement; 3) Involve children and young adults 6-18 (elementary through high school); 4) Promote interaction and cooperation within the group; 5) Help young people develop planning and problem solving skills; 6) Include adult supervision; 7) Commit to follow-up communication with the foundation (specific requirements are explained once the grant has been awarded).

Program Areas:  Community Involvement/Volunteerism, General Education, Science/Environment, Social Studies, All Other

Recipients:  Public School, Private School, Other

Proposal Deadline:  9/30/13, 1/31/14

Average Amount:  $250.00 – $2,500.00

Contact Person:  Kathy Lively at 404-522-4159

Email:  livelyk@captainplanetfdn.org

Website:  http://www.captainplanetfoundation.org

Availability:  All States

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Grant Name:  Donald Samull Classroom

Funded by:  Herb Society of America

Description:  Public and/or private 3rd through 6th grade teachers, with classes of a minimum of 15 students may apply for an indoor or an outdoor herb garden grant. The Herb Society of America in cooperation with Prepara® chef’s performance tools will award five (5) schools each year with indoor herb growing stations. The classrooms selected will receive four (4) Prepara® Power Plant pro indoor soil-less gardening stations and educational materials to use in the classroom. The Herb Society of America will provide the educational materials. The Herb Society of America will select four (4) schools/classrooms to receive $200 “Seed Money” to establish an outdoor herb garden. The funds may be used for supplies such as soil, plant trays, containers, child or youth sized tools, etc.

Program Areas:  Science/Environmental

Application Form

Proposal Deadline:  October 1, 2013 with awards announced December 1, 2013.

Average Amount:  $200.00

Address:  9019 Kirtland Chardon Rd., Kirtland, OH 44094

Telephone:  440-256-0514

Websitehttp://www.herbsociety.org/resources/samull-grant.html

Availability:  All States

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Connecting Mathematics to Other Subject Area Grants from National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). The purpose of this grant is to create senior high classroom materials or lessons connecting mathematics to other fields. The focus of these materials should be on showing the connectivity of mathematics to other fields or to the world around us.

States: All States.
Average Amount: $4,000.00
Address: 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1502
Telephone: 800-235-7566
Email: nctm@nctm.org
Website: click here
Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Other.
Program Funded: Math, Professional Development, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math).
Deadline to Apply: 11/1/2013

Foundation Grants from The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation. We seek to fund projects that directly serve or impact children living in urban poverty, particularly in the areas of education, childhood health and family economic stability.
Grant planning worksheet

States: All States.
Total Amount: $80,000,000.00
Average Amount: $10,000.00 – $500,000.00
Address: PO Box 163867 Austin, TX 78716
Email: info@msdf.org
Website: click here
Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Higher Education, Other.
Program Funded: Adult Literacy, After-School, At-Risk/Character, Community Involvement/Volunteerism, Disabilities, Early Childhood, ESL/Bilingual/Foreign Language, Family Services, General Education, Health/PE, Homeless, Math, Professional Development, Reading, Safe/Drug Free Schools, Social Studies, Special Education.
Deadline Comments: Ongoing

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Monell Foundation Educational Grants from the Ambrose Monell Foundation. The Foundation gives on a national basis to improve the physical, mental, and moral condition of humanity throughout the world. Giving largely for hospitals and health services, scientific research, museums, performing arts, and other cultural activities, and higher and secondary education; support also for social services, research in political science, mental health, and aid to the handicapped. No grants to individuals.

States: All States

Total Amount: $9,000,000.00

Average Amount: $5,000.00-$100,000.00

Address: c/o Fulton, Rowe, & Hart, 1 Rockefeller Plz, Ste. 301, New York, NY 10020-2002

Telephone: 212-245-1863

E-mail: info@monellvetlesen.org

Website: http://www.monellvetlesen.org/

Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Higher Education, Other

Program Area: Adult Literacy, Disabilities, General Education, Health/PE, Math, Reading,  Science/Environmental, Social Studies, STEM (Science, Technology,                                    Engineering, Math)

Deadline: 10/31/2013

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CVS Community Grants for Public Schools from CVS. CVS believes the path to better health starts with wellness prevention. They support programs that build healthy habits and that are designed to help people achieve their best possible health outcomes. These programs can be in a community setting or in a public school.

States: All States

Total Amount: $2,600,000.00

Average Amount: $5,000.00

Telephone: 401-770-8150

E-mail: CommunityMailbox@cvscaremark.com

Website: http://www.cvscaremark.com/community/ways-we-give

Eligibility: Public Schools

Program Area: After School, General Education, Health/PE, Safe/Drug Free Schools

Deadline: 10/31/2013

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American Express Foundation Educational Grants from American Express Foundation. Giving primarily in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, South Florida,Greensboro, NC, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, Greater Phoenix, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, and Washington, DC to support organizations involved with Historic Preservation & Conservation, Leadership and Community Service & Engagement.

States: All, but concentrations in Arizona, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah.
Total Amount: $7,000,000.00 – $20,000,000.00
Average Amount: $5,000.00 – $100,000.00
Address: see website for contact information for your location
Website: click here
Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Higher Education, Other.
Program Funded: Arts, At-Risk/Character, Community Involvement/Volunteerism, General Education, Math, Reading, Science/Environmental, Social Studies, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), All Other.
Deadline Comments: Inquiries for funding are accepted/reviewed on an ongoing basis

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International Paper Company Educational Grants from International Paper Company Foundation. The Foundation supports non-profit organizations within the communities where International Paper has operating facilities. The Foundation’s primary focus areas are environmental education and literacy programs for young children.

States: All States, Tennessee.
Total Amount: $2,500,000.00 – $4,000,000.00
Average Amount: $1,000.00 – $10,000.00
Address: 6400 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38197
Telephone: 800-236-1996
Email: mailto:ipfoundationfeedback@ipaper.com
Website: click here
Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Higher Education, Other.
Program Funded: After-School, Early Childhood, General Education, Math, Reading, Science/Environmental, Social Studies, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), Technology.
Deadline Comments: Visit website for additional information

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Grant Name:  American Honda Foundation Grants

Funded by:  The American Honda Foundation

Description:  Organizations working in the areas of youth and scientific education may be eligible for grants from the American Honda Foundation. Our policy is to seek out those programs and organizations with a well-defined sense of purpose, demonstrated commitment to making the best use of available resources and a reputation for accomplishing their objectives. The American Honda Foundation will make grants in the field of youth and scientific education to: Educational institutions, K-12. Programs pertaining to academic or curriculum development that emphasize innovative educational methods and techniques.

Program Areas:  General Education, Science/Environment, Technology, TAG

Recipients:  Public Schools, Private/Charter School, Higher Education, Other

Proposal Deadline:  Quarterly application schedule

Telephone:  310-781-4090

Website:  http://corporate.honda.com/images/banners/america/AHF_brochure.pdf

Availability:  All States

American Honda Foundation
1919 Torrance Blvd.
Mailstop: 100-1W-5A
Torrance, CA 90501-2746
ahf@ahm.honda.com

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Grant Name:  7-12 Math and Science Grants

Funded by:  Toshiba America Foundation

Description:  The mission of Toshiba America Foundation is to promote quality science and mathematics education in U.S. schools. Grants are made for programs and activities that improve teaching and learning in science and mathematics, grades K-12. The Foundation focuses its grant making on inquiry-based projects designed by individual teachers, and small teams of teachers, for use in their own classrooms.

Program Areas:  Science/Environment, General Education, Math, Technology

Recipients:  Public Schools, Private/Charter Schools, Other

Proposal Deadline:  October 1, 2013

Average Amount:  $9,500.00 – $17,000.00

Contact Person:  Laura Cronin, Director

Email:  foundation@tai.toshiba.com

Website:  http://www.taf.toshiba.com

Availability:  All States

Before submitting a completed proposal, teachers are welcome to call the Toshiba America Foundation at 212-596-0620 to discuss their project ideas. To learn more about the application process and the Foundation’s grant-making guidelines call 212 596-0620.
Email: foundation@tai.toshiba.com

Mailing Address:
Program Office – Toshiba America Foundation
1251 Ave of the Americas, 41st Floor
New York, NY 10020