Grant Information Site: http://www.fuelyourschool.com
Eligibility: K-12 Teachers in public schools
How to Apply: Submit projects via DonorsChoose.org
Dates/Deadline:September 1, 2017 – November 3, 2017 Keep Reading
The STEM Action Center of Utah has two grant opportunities currently open and accepting applications from K-12 public schools. Please click on the links below for more information about each grant and to submit applications.
The deadline for both of these grant applications is March 31, 2017.
The CenturyLink Teachers and Technology Grant Program is a competitive grant open to PreK-12 public and private school teachers in CenturyLink’s residential service areas. The program, funded by the CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation, is designed to help teachers innovatively implement technology in their classrooms to increase student achievement.
The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation will consider requests of up to $5,000 submitted by full-time classroom teachers employed by a public or private school in a CenturyLink residential service area.
Applications will be accepted October 1, 2016 – January 12, 2017. Use this link to apply: www.centurylink.com/teachersandtechnology
The review process will be completed and grants presented April 1 – May May 15, 2017.
If you have an questions about the grant program, contact CenturyLink Community Relations.
Follett is currently accepting entries in their annual Follett Challenge. Schools can win up to $60,000 for showcasing a “unique or inventive program that is thriving in their school.”
To enter the challenge, your school needs to submit:
- An online application describing your school’s program
- A 3-5 minute video promoting your school’s program
Applications are due by December 23, 2016. Winners will be chosen through a combination of scores from a Follett judging team as well as public online voting for the promotional videos.
For more information, including tips and resources on putting your application and video together, visit https://www.follettchallenge.com/.
Once again, author James Patterson has made an exceedingly generous pledge (1.75 million dollars) to support school libraries nationwide. Click here to find out more information and apply for a grant for your school library now. Applications/nominations will be accepted until May 31, 2016.
Applications may be submitted by teachers, librarians, administrators, or parents on behalf of any U.S. school that services students in grades PreK through 12. Applications must be made online by completing and submitting the application form found at: scholastic.com/pattersonpartnership. In all cases, the vetting process will include obtaining approval from the principal of the school to confirm that requested funds will be accepted for the purpose defined in the application. A total of $1.75 million will be available for distribution in awards ranging from $1,000 to $10,000. The full list of grant recipients will be announced atscholastic.com/pattersonpartnership by the end of 2016. It is anticipated that all entrants will be notified if they’ll be receiving a grant by the end of September 2016.
In addition to facilitating the Patterson Grants, the Scholastic Reading Club site has some good downloadable resources with tips on spreading the word about your school library, enlisting volunteers, building community partnerships, and finding additional funding sources for your library.
Best Buy provides $2 million in community grants to nonprofit organizations that provide teens with places and opportunities to develop 21st century technology skills that will inspire future education and career choices.
Examples of program activities include:
- Computer programming
- Digital imaging (photography, graphic design, videography)
- Music production
- Gaming and mobile app development
For full details about the Best Buy grant and to access all the links, please CLICK HERE.
How to Apply
- Complete the grant eligibility quiz online at http://www.easymatch.com/bestbuygrant between June 2-29, 2015.
- Create a user profile and an organization profile.
- Preview the required elements of the grant proposal.
- Identify a Best Buy location near you at www.bestbuy.com/storelocator and enter the store or location number in the grant proposal.
- Complete the grant proposal by 8 a.m. EDT on June 29, 2015.
- Notification date: Sept. 15, 2015.
- For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 866-625-4350.
The Digital Public Library of America is currently looking for humanities educators in grades 6-14 to collaborate with them on a project to create new primary source-based education resources (curated collections of primary sources about people, places, events, or ideas) for student and teacher use, as well as evaluate new resource creation tools that will be available for teachers and students on the DPLA website. Participating teachers will receive reimbursement for travel to Boston, Massachusetts for in-person planning sessions, as well as a $1500 stipend.
Interested teachers can find more information and apply here: http://dp.la/info/2015/06/15/call-for-educator-participants/.
Google’s CS4HS is “an annual grant program promoting computer science education worldwide by connecting educators to the skills and resources they need to teach computer science and computational thinking concepts in fun and relevant ways.” More information on applying for these hands-on in-person and online training opportunities is available here. You can also watch the video below to get a basic idea of the goals of this program.