Published August 30, 2017
This foundation seeks to inspire and advance the future of aerospace by funding grants for unmet and unfunded educational needs of students.
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.
Supports curricular reform and professional development.
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.
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.
Supports programs that further the arts, culture, education, and human services.
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).”
Seeks special teaching methods to create productive learning environments.
This program invests in teacher-created PD opportunities that seek to “support student success, enrich [an educator’s] practice, and strengthen . . . schools and communities.”
This foundation is primarily concerned with innovative instruction models and also has a strong attraction for meeting the needs of underserved students.
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.
Funds education, health, the arts, and the environment. (Oklahoma and Colorado)
Focuses on preparing students for education and life after high school and ensuring students have high-quality educators and schools.
Supports science equipment and collaborative grants with partners.
The focus is on STEM activities and in areas where the company has business interest.
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.
The Meyer Memorial Trust is applicable to Oregon and parts of Washington. The principal areas of interest center on early childhood and disadvantaged students.
The purpose of this offering is to further program goals. These grant resources could make possible the extension or refurbishment of existing Pitsco labs.
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.
The foundation’s website details a variety of possible uses for funding.
Listing of community foundations.
A collection of philanthropy-related announcements including upcoming grants, requests for proposals, and other funding opportunities.
Grants designed to help K-12 teachers provide hands-on learning opportunities to enhance the classroom experience and spark students' interest in STEM.
The mission is to provide funding to programs that support or provide job skills and/or education for all people, with a special emphasis on disadvantaged youth.
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.
Invests heavily in education at all levels including teacher education. Wide range of options.
Places emphasis on STEM programs.
Through the Garden Grant program, schools and nonprofits turn outdoor spaces into powerful hands-on learning gardens to connect food with classroom curriculum.