Current Grant Opportunities – March 2016

1.    Grant for Educators from the Herb Society of America
2.    Grant for Educators from the Herb Society of America
3.    Run for Good Foundation Grants from the Saucony Run for Good Foundation
4.    AdVenture Capital Grants from the GENYOUth Foundation
5.    IWP Foundation Educational Grants from the Innovating Worthy Projects Foundation
6.    Pre-College Grants from the United States-Japan Foundation
7.    After School Grants Project from the RBC Foundation USA
8.    Challenge Educational Grants from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
9.    Pets in the Classroom Grant from the Pet Care Trust

1. Adopt-A-Classroom Educational Grants from Adopt-a-Classroom- Teachers who register at the Adopt-a-Classroom web site can be adopted by an individual, a business, or a foundation. Once adopted, teachers will receive credit to purchase items that enrich the learning environment, including classroom technology.

  • States: All States
  • Address: 110 North 5th Street, 10th Floor Minneapolis, MN 55403
  • Telephone: 877-444-7666
  • E-mail: info@adoptaclassroom.com
  • Website: Adopt-A-Classroom
  • Eligibility: Public School, Private School
  • Program Areas: After-School, Arts, Early Childhood, General Education, Health/PE, Library, Math, Professional Development, Reading, Safe/Drug-Free Schools, Science/Environmental, Social Studies, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), Technology
  • Deadline: Ongoing

2. Grant for Educators from the Herb Society of America- the Herb Society of America’s mission is to promote the knowledge, use and delight of herbs through educational programs, research, and sharing the experience of its members with the community. The Grant for Educators challenges individuals, groups or small businesses to develop and deliver learning experiences to the public. Applications are requested from educators (formal or informal teachers), persons engaged/employed in botanical or horticultural activities, museum directors, botanical / garden writers, small herbal business owners.

  • States: All States
  • Average Amount: $5,000.00
  • Address: 9019 Kirtland Chardon Road, Kirtland, Ohio 44094
  • Telephone: 440-256-0514
  • E-mail: herbs@herbsociety.org
  • Website: Herb Society of America
  • Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Other
  • Program Areas: Health/PE, Science/Environmental
  • Deadline: 12/31/2016

3. Run for Good Foundation Grants from the Saucony Run for Good Foundation- The Saucony Run for Good Foundation is committed to improving the lives of children by helping to prevent and reduce childhood obesity. It acts to inform the public about its cause and prevention and provide funding to optimize the impact and success of community organizations that promote running and healthy lifestyle programs for youth.

  • States:  All States
  • Average Amount:  $1,000.00 – $10,000.00
  • Total Amount: $140,000.00
  • Address: 191 Spring St. Mail Drop 318S Lexington, MA 02420-9191
  • E-mail: RunForGood@saucony.com
  • Website: Saucony
  • Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Other
  • Program Areas: After-School, At-Risk/Character, General Education, Health/PE
  • Deadline: 8/1/2016

4. AdVenture Capital Grants from the GENYOUth Foundation- AdVenture Capital is an entrepreneurial program that asks students to pitch projects for investment. Projects must be school-based efforts that contribute in some way to improving students’ healthy eating and/or physical activity opportunities and participation at school.

  • States: All States
  • Average Amount: $4,000.00
  • Address: 515 Madison Ave, 26th Fl, New York, NY 10022
  • Telephone: 212-225-8420
  • E-mail: info@adcapyouth.org
  • Website:  GENYOUth Foundation
  • Eligibility: Public School, Private School
  • Program Areas:  After-School, Community Involvement/Volunteerism, General Education, Health/PE, Science/Environmental
  • Deadline: Ongoing

5. IWP Foundation Educational Grants from the Innovating Worthy Projects Foundation – Giving on a national basis. The Foundation makes grants to organizations dedicated to serving developing innovative programs, disseminating ideas, or providing direct care or services for children with special needs, acute illnesses or chronic disabilities.

  • States: All States
  • Average Amount: $1,000.00 – $10,000.00
  • Total Amount: $100,000.00 – $200,000.00
  • Address: 4045 Sheridan Avenue, Suite 296, Miami Beach, FL 33140
  • Telephone: 305-861-5352
  • E-mail: info@iwpf.org
  • Website: Innovating Worthy Projects Foundation
  • Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Other
  • Program Areas: : Disabilities, Early Childhood, Special Education
  • Deadline: 12/31/2016

6. Pre-College Grants from the United States-Japan Foundation- the United States-Japan Foundation supports innovative education projects that help young Americans and Japanese learn about each other’s society, culture, and country. The Foundation focuses on K-12 education and funds projects that work directly with students, that develop top quality curriculum materials on America or Japan for educational audiences in the other country, that connect schools and classrooms in the US and Japan, and that develop and improve instruction in Japanese language.

  • States: All States
  • Average Amount: $25,000.00 – $50,000.00
  • Total Amount: $1,000,000.00
  • Address: 145 E 32nd St, 12th Fl, New York, NY 10016-6055
  • Telephone: 212-481-8753
  • Email: nziad@nctm.org
  • Website: United States-Japan Foundation
  • Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Higher Education, Other
  • Program Areas: Community Involvement/Volunteerism, ESL/Bilingual/Foreign Language, General Education, Social Studies
  • Deadline: 7/15/2106

7. After School Grants Project from the RBC Foundation USA- The RBC After-School Grants Project offers funding to programs that provide a range of structured, supervised activities for K-12 students in the critical hours after the school day ends.

  • States: All States
  • Average Amount: $1,000.00 – $15,000.00
  • Total Amount: $2,000,000.00
  • Address: 60 S 6th St, M.S. P20 Minneapolis, MN 55402-4422
  • Telephone: 612-371-2936
  • E-mail: fndapplications@rbc.com
  • Website: RBC Foundation USA
  • Eligibility: Public School, Other
  • Program Areas: After-School, Arts, At-Risk/Character, Community Involvement/Volunteerism, Early Childhood, General Education, Health/PE, Math, Reading, Science/Environmental, Social Studies
  • Deadline: 7/15/2016

8. Challenge Educational Grants from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation- The main themes they support are: Freshwater, Forests and Grasslands, Oceans and Coasts, and Community Stewardship. NFWF supports more than 70 grant programs to protect and restore our nation’s wildlife and habitats. They encourage you to read their complete list of conservation programs and review the program goals and guidelines to select the one appropriate for you. Federal, state, and local governments, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations are welcome to apply twice annually for matching grants from our conservation priority programs.

  • States: All States
  • Average Amount: $10,000.00 – $150,000.00
  • Total Amount: $60,000,000.00 – $95,000,000.00
  • Address: 1133 Fifteenth Street, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20005
  • Telephone: 202-857-0166
  • Email: info@nfwf.org
  • Website: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
  • Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Higher Education, Other
  • Program Areas: Community Involvement/Volunteerism, Science/Environmental, Social Studies
  • Deadline: Varies

9. Pets in the Classroom Grant from the Pet Care Trust- Pets in the Classroom is an educational grants program to support school teachers to have aquarium fish or small pets in the classroom. We know many school teachers have very limited resources for the support of classroom animals. That’s why the Pet Care Trust is sponsoring this program to help teachers support pets in the classroom through direct, no-hassle grants. You can obtain a grant or coupon for the purchase of new pets, pet environments or pet food and supplies for existing classroom pets.

  • States: All States
  • Average Amount: $50.00 – $150.00
  • Address: 2105 Laurel Bush Road, Suite 200 Bel Air, MD 21015
  • Telephone: 443-640-1060 x120
  • E-mail: info@petsintheclassroom.org
  • Website: Pet Care Trust
  • Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Other
  • Program Areas: Miscellaneous, Science/Environmental
  • Deadline: Ongoing

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About Neva Fenno

Neva Fenno, M.S.Ed., MLIS, has been a special education teacher, school library media specialist, curriculum specialist and grants manager for several urban school districts in New York and Massachusetts for 30 years. As grants manager for 7 years, she managed up to $28,000,000 a year in federal, state, foundation and corporate grants from application through fiscal administration. She has hundreds of stories to tell, not all successes, but from each story there is a lesson to be learned.

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