Other Grant Opportunities

FEDCO Charitable Foundation K-12 Teacher Grants

Next Deadline: June 30, 2018

Grants of up to $1,000 for one teacher -- $2,000 for groups – are awarded to projects that:

  • Are connected to core curriculum standards and include all students in your class.
  • Include engaging and creative experiential learning activities linked to common core standards or integrate community related topics. (e.g. a nature-themed field trip, a series of experiments, a visit to a museum or cultural institution or community involvement).
  • Increase student academic achievement in one of four areas: language arts, math, science or social studies.
  • Include a final group project for all participating students.

For information and to apply visit:  https://www.calfund.org/nonprofits/grant-opportunities/other/

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts

Next Deadline: October 6, 2017

The grant program supports music education at all levels, music therapy for at-risk children, the underwriting of concerts and performances, the purchase of instruments and uniforms, as well as other art programs.

For information and to download the application visit:   http://www.pasadenashowcase.org/content.php?p=224

Scholarshare Scholar Dollars

Next Deadline: February 2018 (estimated)

Scholar Dollars grants will help support innovative school programs that foster college-going cultures on their campuses, prepare students academically, and enhance extracurricular activities. This is an annual contest for schools serving grades K-8. All California public schools are eligible for a cash prize between $5,000 and $25,000, depending on their size.  Each school registers and then needs to drum up online votes to win.

For information visit:  http://www.myscholardollars.com/home-3-5/

Lowe's Toolbox For Education

Next Deadline: September 29, 2017

Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation recognizes the importance of financial support at public schools and public school parent/teacher groups. The Toolbox for Education Grant offers grants up to $5,000 for projects with facility enhancement that can create long-lasting impact while helping increase parent involvement and build stronger community spirit.

For information and to apply visit: http://toolboxforeducation.com/

Good Sports Equipment Grants

Deadline:  none

Schools can apply individually for in-kind donations of equipment to support PE, sports and athletics. Once approved, the schools can make up to 3 requests a year for 2 years, but must pay a 10% fee on the value of all donated goods and equipment.

For information and to apply visit: http://www.goodsports.org/apply/


Deadline:  rolling

KaBOOM! and its partners offer a variety of different grants, all of which are aimed at helping schools and communities build playgrounds.  (NOTE: With some of the grants, a substantial cash outlay by the school is required to get the funding, which is essentially a discount on the equipment.)

For information and to apply visit: https://kaboom.org/grants

Whole Kids Foundation – School Garden Grant

Next Deadline:  November 15, 2017

The Garden Grant program provides a $2,000 monetary grant to support a new or existing edible garden at a school.  Other non-monetary resources are available on their website as well.

For information and to apply visit: https://www.wholekidsfoundation.org/schools/


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