This project enabled teacher Jaclyn Cairncross to supply materials to her visual arts class. She also helped explain how important art is to students, and the issue that a lack of funds for materials presents. Learn more.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations funds and supports a variety of education-related projects, from building communities of forward-moving teachers, to providing resources for personalized learning and more. Learn about their current grant opportunities, how their grant process works, and view stories of their grant recipients.
The Barr Foundation grants to school in New England seeking ways to “rethink secondary education and build a variety of new school models.” Their goal is to helps students learn skills that will make them successful in their community and post-secondary life, be it in college or a career.
The Education Foundation of the Kennebunks and Arundel, EFKA, is a regional grant program that provides funding for schools who want to implement enrichment programs and improve staff professional development. Application is open to any student, teacher, department, district, ect.
Adopt a Classroom is an organization that provides funding for school supplies. In many states, schools don’t have a lot of financial support for school supplies, and some teachers may pay out of pocket. Teachers can register their classroom to be listed, and then donors search for classrooms to aid. Find out how it works, and register your classroom by clicking the link below.
Naiku’s Innovative Educator Grants support K-12 classroom teachers in public or private schools seeking to facilitate differentiated and data-driven instruction within teacher teams and/or personalize learning with learner-centric assessment strategies.
DonorsChoose.org, like Adopt a Classroom, allows donor to search for classrooms in need, in their locality or otherwise. Teachers can sign up and post their project, and receive funds for their specific projects.
This grant is in memory of Chris Nelson, a passionate educator from New Hampshire. It provides funding for schools or school districts with a specific goal. It can provide funding for equipment, content, professional development, etc. Application for the 2017-2018 school year opens in March 2017.
The McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation offers Academic Enrichment Grants designed to develop in-class and extra-curricular programs that improve student learning. The Foundation considers proposals that foster understanding, deepen students’ knowledge, and provide opportunities to expand awareness of the world around them.