Category Archives: public school grants

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Grant NameGood Neighbor Student Achievement Grants

Funded byState Farm and Young Service America (YSA)

DescriptionEach grant engages participating teachers and students in a service and learning program that promotes academic achievement, 21st Century student outcomes, and stronger communities. The State Farm Good Neighbor Student Achievement Grant requires a 14+ week Semester of Service starting in the Fall, 2013 and ending on Global Youth Service Day, (April 11-13, 2014)

Program AreasAfter-School, Community Involvement/Volunteerism, General Education, Science/Environment, Social Studies

 Recipients:  Public School, Private School

Proposal Deadline6/23/13

Average Amount$1,500.00

Email:  sganske@ysa.org

Websitehttp://www.ysa.org/goodneighbor

Availability:  All States

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Grant Name:  Fuel Up to Play 60

Funded byNational Dairy Council and the National Football League

Description:   The competitive funding initiative provides money to help schools jump-start and sustain healthy nutrition and physical activity improvements.

Program Areas General Education, Health/PE

RecipientsPublic School

Proposal Deadline6/4/13

Average Amount:  $1,000.00 – $4,000.00

Websitehttp://school.fueluptoplay60.com/funds/funds_for_futp60.php

AvailabilityAll States

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Grant Name:  Learning & Leadership Grants

Funded by: The NEA Foundation

Description: These grants support public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in public institutions of higher education for one of the following two purposes: 1) Grants to individuals fund participation in high-quality professional development experiences, such as summer institutes or action research. 2) Grants to groups fund collegial study, including study groups, action research, lesson study, or mentoring experiences for faculty or staff new to an assignment. Applicants must be practicing U.S. public school teachers in grades K-12, public school education support professionals, or faculty and staff at public higher education institutions. Preference will be given to members of the National Education Association. The NEA Foundation encourages grant applications from teachers with less than seven years of experience in the profession, and education support professionals.

Program AreasGeneral Education, Professional Development

RecipientsPublic School, Higher Education

Proposal Deadline6/1/13

Average Amount$2,000.00 – $5,000.00

Telephone:  202-822-7839

Email:  jgraytock@nea.org

Websitehttp://www.neafoundation.org/programs/Learning&Leadership_Guidelines.htm

Availability:  All States

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Grant NameWorld Hunger Leadership Challenge

Funded byUSA TODAY Charitable Foundation and the Lift a Life Foundation

Description:  The World Hunger Leadership Challenge was created by the USA TODAY Charitable Foundation and the Lift a Life Foundation, with assistance from the YUM! Foundation, to encourage high school and middle school students to hone leadership skills through launching a service-learning project that solves hunger issues.

Program AreasCommunity Involvement/Volunteerism, General Education

RecipientsPublic School, Private School

Deadline:  3/29/13

Average Amount$1,000.00 – $25,000.00

Website:  http://www.lead2feed.com/

AvailabilityAll States

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Grant NameKeep Gym in School Grant

Funded byNFL Network

DescriptionNFL Network’s Keep Gym in School program continues its mission to boost fitness and physical education across the country, as latest studies show youth facing alarming rates of obesity and related diseases. In 2012-2013, NFL Network is teaming up with NFL Play 60 and the Super Schools program to offer $10,000 grants to schools in 32 team markets and 2 national markets that show their commitment to health and wellness. NFL Network will make the Super Schools even more super this year! Together with our distribution partners, we will award an additional $10,000 grant to one school in each Super School district. Keep Gym in School grant winners will be announced at the NFL Draft in April 2013. Nominations are only accepted online at keepgyminschool.com.

Program AreasPhysical Education

RecipientsPublic School, Private School

Proposal Deadline3/1/13

Average Amount$10,000.00

Website:  http://www.keepgyminschool.com/grant/

AvailabilityAll States

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Grant Name: 2012-2013 Christopher Columbus Awards

Funded by: Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation

Description: The Christopher Columbus Awards is a national, community-based science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program for middle school students. The program challenges the students to work in teams of three to four, with an adult coach, to identify a problem in their community and apply the scientific method to create an innovative solution to that problem.

Program Areas: After-School, At-Risk/Character, Community Involvement/Volunteerism, General Education, Science/Environment

Recipients: Public School, Private School, Other

Proposal Deadline: 2/4/13

Average Amount: $200.00 – $25,000.00

Contact Person: Stephanie Hallman

Telephone: 800-291-6020, ext. 3154

Email: cca@edumedia.com

Website: http://www.christophercolumbusawards.com

Availability: All States

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Grant Name: MathMovesU Middle School Scholarship and Grant Program

Funded by: Raytheon

Description: MathMovesU invites 6th, 7th and 8th grade students nationwide to answer, Mission to Mars: “How does MATH drive your curiosity?” Based on a PowerPoint submission, students will be awarded camperships of up to $1,000 or scholarships of $1,000 and their schools will receive matching grants of $1,000 to be used for math-related programs. Students must demonstrate an enthusiasm for math and the ability to illustrate the importance of math in the mission to Mars and space exploration. Applications are limited to 50 per school.

Program Areas: General Education, Math, Special Education

Recipients: Public School, Private School

Proposal Deadline: 2/8/13

Average Amount: $1,000.00

Website: http://www.mathmovesu.com/#/middle-school-scholarship

Availability: All States