Please direct all questions related to technology funding and grant opportunities to Dell Griffin Quary , Grants and E-rate Developer at (863) 647-4244, extension 513.
STEM + Computing K-12 Education (STEM+C)
Program Description: The STEM+C Program: This grant focuses on research and development of interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches to the integration of computing within STEM teaching and learning for preK-12 students in both formal and informal settings. The STEM+C program supports research on how students learn to think computationally to solve interdisciplinary problems in science and mathematics. The program supports research and development that builds on evidence-based teacher preparation or professional development activities that enable teachers to provide excellent instruction on the integration of computation and STEM disciplines. Proposals should describe projects that are grounded in prior evidence and theory, are innovative or potentially transformative, and that will generate and build knowledge about the integration of computing and one or more STEM disciplines at the preK-12 level.
Deadline: July 2, 2018
Eligibility: Grades PreK-12
American Honda Foundation
Program Description: The American Honda Foundation supports education with a specific focus on the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); the environment; job training; and literacy. It engages in grant making that reflects the basic tenets, beliefs, and philosophies of Honda companies, which are characterized by the following qualities: imaginative, creative, youthful, scientific, humanistic, and innovative. The foundation seeks proposals from programs that have a well-defined sense of purpose, a commitment to making the best use of available resources, a reputation for accomplishing their objectives, innovative and creative methods, a broad scope, a high potential for success, dedication to improving the human condition of all mankind, financial and administrative soundness, and an urgent need of funding from a priority basis. Applications must be submitted online.
Deadline(s):For new applicants, applications are due February 1 and August 1,annually. For returning applicants, applications are due May 1, annually.
Eligibility: Public Schools: Eligible applicants are pubic school districts and public elementary and secondary schools with a program focused on youth ages birth to 21 and scientific education.
Award(s): Awards range from $20,000 to $75,000 over a one-year period.
Contact: American Honda Foundation 1919 Torrance Blvd. , Mailstop 100-1W-5A , Torrance, CA 90501
Focus: Engineering, Environmental Education, STEM, Technology, Vocational Education
Grade Level(s): Higher Ed, 9-12, PreK, K-2, 3-5, 6-8
Content Area(s): Mathematics, Science
NEA Foundation Learning & Leadership Grants
Program: The NEA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the National Education Association, is a public charity supported by contributions from educators' dues, corporate sponsors, and others. The foundation supports student success by helping public school educators work with key partners to build strong systems of shared responsibility. As part of an effort to achieve this goal, the foundation is inviting applications for its Learning and Leadership Grants program. The program provides grants to public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in public institutions of higher education to fund participation in high-quality professional development experiences such as summer institutes or action research; or grants to groups to fund collegial study, including study groups, action research, lesson study, or mentoring experiences for faculty or staff new to an assignment.
Deadline: Applications may be submitted at any time. Applicants are encouraged to plan ahead. Applications are reviewed three times per year, every year.
- Application Received By: February 1 Notification by: April 15
- Application Received By: June 1 Notification by: September 15
- Application Received By: October 15 Notification by: January 15
PreK-12 Public school educators/ education support professionals - Education support professionals can be classified as: para-educators, school bus drivers, maintenance and custodial staff, food services staff, school nurses and student services workers, clerical and office assistants, school security officers, and technicians. Preference will be given to members of the National Education Association.
Award: $2,000 for individuals and $5,000 for groups All applications for the $5,000 group grants must include partner information.
Contact: For complete program guidelines, an FAQ, information about previous grantees, and application instructions, see the NEA Foundation For complete program guidelines and application instructions, see the ASM Materials Education Foundation website: http://www.neafoundation.org/pages/learning-leadership-grants/
Note: Administrators may not apply for Learning & Leadership grants, nor may they act as the partner applicant. Employees, members of the board of directors, and immediate family members of the staff and board of the NEA Foundation are not eligible to receive grants. Employees of the National Education Association are not eligible to receive grants.
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