|It’s all about recognition and funding, and these sites offer the best incentives for educators and schools. For both individuals and schools, these links reflect a variety of areas from science, math and the environment to civics and more. Take your time to share.REC Scholarships/Awards
Start here with a vast listingHorace Mann-ALPLM Fellowships
For fellowships to study Lincoln at the national Lincoln library
Horace Mann – Educator Recognition
Local awards from Horace Mann up to $25,000
Horace Mann – National Education Association Programs
Horace Mann Scholarships
Thousands of dollars in scholarships for teachers only
General grant sites
AFT Grant & Funding Opportunities for Teachers
Currently Available Grants
Large Los Angeles County link site to many grants
Find access and applications for all types of grants and much more. Get a free trial membership, but be prepared because it only lasts 20 days.
Education Grants http://www.fundsnetservices.com/educ01.htm
Large link site
Vast site with an abundance of listings for those who are patient
Grants and Grant Writing
Great site to learn about grants and significant links
NEA Fine Arts Grant Program
Focuses on programs that promote learning among students at risk of school failure
The NEA Foundation Grants
NEA Search – Grants
NEA search results show grants for a variety of subjects and situations.
Show Me the Money: Tips and Resources for Successful Grant Writing
Exceptional collection of grants links, how-to-do-it resources, and tips
Teacher Grant Resources
Top Teaching Resources: Grant and Funding Resources
Pages of good grant opportunities
Federal grant list
Mathematics and Science – Special Education Research
Federal government grants
U.S. Department of Education Funding Forecast FY 2006
This document lists programs and competitions — mainly for large districts, schools and organizations.
U.S. Department of Education Search
Find federal grants and scholarships of all types.
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Math, technology, and science grants
Aerospace Education Foundation Educator Grants [PDF]
These grants encourage development of innovative aerospace activities.
American Honda Foundation
Grants in the fields of youth education and scientific education
Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM)
Best Buy te@ch
Apply for Best Buy gift cards, awarded to schools that integrate technology into the curriculum in a sustained manner.
Educational Technology Grants
Information Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers
The ITEST Program is designed to increase the opportunities for students and teachers to use information technologies within the context of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Mathematical Association of America Awards Programs
Mathematics Education Trust
From the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
MathMovesU Grants and Scholarships
Find small grants for MATHCOUNTS and other math programs. Check deadlines.
Siemens Foundation Competition
Up to $100,000, for the very best high school students in science, math, and technology
Tool Factory/Olympus Classroom Grants
These grants are designed to related to digital imaging and the power of visual learning.
Toshiba America Foundation
Science and math grants
Vernier Technology Awards
These awards promote the innovative use of data collection technology using a computer, graphing calculator or handheld in the science classroom.
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Coming Up Taller Awards
For afterschool and out-of-school arts and humanities programs for underserved children
Dana Foundation Arts Education Guidelines
This foundaton has extended its longtime interest in education to the support of innovative programs leading to improved teaching of the performing arts in public schools in and around New York City, Washington, D.C. or Los Angeles.
Mattel Children’s Foundation Domestic Grants Program
Focus areas include increasing access to education, promoting literacy to children in need, and identifying resources that promote after-school educational achievement
The Mockingbird Foundation
Offers grants for in-school music projects that promote creative expression through music
National Endowment for the Humanities Grants
We the People Bookshelf
Free books for libraries — watch the deadline.
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Travel and exchange
Toyota International Teacher Program
Internships and more for Japan, Galapagos, and Costa Rica
Fulbright Exchange Alumni Grants
Maurice R. Robinson Mini-Grant Program
Constitutional Rights Foundation’s awards for service-learning projects designed to address serious community issues — $500.
Youth Service America Awards & Grants
A listing of grants for service related activities
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General classroom grants
ASCD Outstanding Young Educator Award
This award recognizes a teacher under 40 who demonstrates excellence in teaching.
Champions for Healthy Kids
General Mills encourages communities in the United States to improve the eating and physical activity patterns of young people.
The Council for Corporate and School Partnerships
For schools and businesses that partner to improve the academic, social or physical well being of students — watch deadline
Environmental Education on the Internet — Grants
The Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program
Stimulating interest in careers in fisheries science and management for students in grades 10-12 — spend eight weeks learning by doing.
Lowe’s Outdoor Classroom Grant Program
Lowe’s partnered with International Paper and National Geographic Explorer! classroom magazine to improve schools’ science curriculums with hands-on learning.
The Magna Awards
American School Board Journal awards for outstanding programs developed or supported by school boards.
National Geographic Education Foundation Teacher Grants [PDF]
To promote geographic literacy
National Schools of Character Awards Program
Designed to identify exemplary schools and districts to serve as models to help schools with more effective character education.
Nick Let’s Just Play
For kids to apply — watch deadlines on this healthful play site.
Sea World/Busch Gardens/Fuji Film Environmental Excellence Awards
To recognize the outstanding efforts of students and teachers who work protecting the environment — $10,000
Toyota Teacher of the Year Award
Awards are given to educators who demonstrate exemplary efforts to help parents and children achieve their academic and non-academic goals.
Women’s Sports Foundation Funding
Provides financial assistance to sports and physical activity programs seeking to add new or expanded program participation opportunities for under-served populations of girls.
Gale Schools TEAMS Award
Promoting critical collaboration between teachers and media specialists
Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services funding for community-based programs that employ prevention strategies to promote access to health care
Rewards for exceptional teachers
Distance Education Grants
Fund for Teachers
Fun program with makeovers for select teachers and more
Guides for writing grants
Steps to take before applying for a grant
A Grant Seeker’s Guide to the Internet
Grants and Related Resources
Includes writing grants and lists of foundations
Guide for Writing a Funding Proposal
What do Winning Proposals Have in Common?