Published February 1, 2022
AAUW Community Action Grants support innovative programs that promote education and equity through projects focused on encouraging girls to enter careers in engineering or the physical sciences.
This foundation seeks to inspire and advance the future of aerospace by funding grants for unmet and unfunded educational needs of students.
Supports projects that encourage children to actively participate in the areas of education, physical activity, nutrition, socializing, and the arts.
The focus of these grants is on math, science, and technology.
Supports youth STEM education and career readiness projects and programs that build knowledge and skills in K-12 STEAM fields.
They provide funding to individuals as well as nonprofit organizations.
This fund “focuses on organizations with missions supporting . . . 1) education, 2) environment and conservation, and 3) youth development.”
Promotes the improvement of academic skills and improves the opportunities for the disadvantaged.
Supports elementary, secondary, and higher education.
Grants support physical improvements, material needs, teacher support, and community engagement projects at local schools across the heart of America.
This foundation subscribes to innovation and creativity. There is a strong investment in experiential elements for students.
Goals are to improve the welfare of low-income students and to sustain the ecosystem.
The foundation is eager to consider seed or demonstration projects.
Supports projects for Grades 6-12 designed to enhance students' understanding of science and technology.
Contains lists of community foundations organized by state.
The foundation seeks to fund early childhood education programs. (Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming)
Offers a general, searchable list of grant sources.
Grants promote advancement of literacy and basic education.
Support is directed toward innovative educational curricula.
Strives to help educators find funding for projects and programs outside of school funding.
Their focus in education is on “using partnerships to help prepare and inspire students to excel, especially in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM).”
This program invests in teacher-created PD opportunities that seek to “support student success, enrich [an educator’s] practice, and strengthen . . . schools and communities.”
Large database of educational grants.
Endorses education K-college, supporting education in all major areas.
Their education program provides grants to help students build deeper learning competencies.
Supports science equipment and collaborative grants with partners.
The focus is on STEM activities and in areas where the company has business interest.
Sponsors proposals that enhance student learning and educational quality. In particular, the Academic Enrichment Grants support in-class and extra-curricular programs that nurture the intellectual, artistic, and creative abilities of students.
The trust’s mission is to enrich the quality of life in the Pacific Northwest by providing grants and enrichment programs to organizations seeking to strengthen the region’s educational, spiritual, and cultural base in creative and sustainable ways.
Provides funding for art supplies and supports new or evolving programs that integrate the arts into education in the classroom setting.
Funding will focus on initiatives that creatively generate a love of science early in life and show the new generation of inventors that careers involving science and math are important, challenging, and possible. This foundation is particularly interested in getting girls involved in the study of science.
Listing of community foundations.
A collection of philanthropy-related announcements including upcoming grants, requests for proposals, and other funding opportunities.
This group is concerned with efforts to attain educational excellence.
They aim “to support the work of organizations that are empowering the growth and development of children and young adults through career exploration with relevance to job readiness and job skills training.”
“The vision of The Ray Charles Foundation is to instill in the youth of America that ‘there is no challenge too great one cannot overcome.’”
Supports programs that improve the quality of life by enhancing skills in math and science.
These grants support math and science programs for Grades K-12.
The Toyota USA Foundation supports K-12 education with a focus on math, science, and environmental science.
Technology and literacy are areas of primary interest.
Supports innovation and capacity to change, which leads to improvement of formal and informal education.
Places emphasis on STEM programs.