Current Grant Opportunities – July 2014

  1. Educated Kids Grants from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation
  2. Mary McMullan Grants from the National Art Education Foundation (NAEF)
  3. Youth Incentive Award from the Coleopterists Society
  4. Technology Grants For Rural Schools from the Foundation for Rural Education and Development (FRED)
  5. Teacher Art Grants from P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children’s Education
  6. Educational Grants from the Amaturo Family Foundation
  7. Advancing Student Achievement Math Grants from the Actuarial Foundation
  8. Computers for Learning from the U.S. General Services Administration
  9. Foundation Grants from the Stephen and Mary Birch Foundation
  10. IWP Foundation Educational Grants from the Innovating Worthy Projects Foundation


1. Educated Kids Grants from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation- To ensure that all children get the development and education they need as a foundation for independence and success, we seek opportunities to invest in early child development (ages zero to eight), leading to reading proficiency by third grade, high school graduation, and pathways to meaningful employment.

  • States: All States
  • Average Amount: $5,000.00 – $75,000.00
  • Total Amount: $200,000,000.00
  • Address: One Michigan Avenue East Battle Creek, MI 49017-4012
  • Telephone: 269-969-2329
  • E-mail: proposalsprocessing@wkkf.org
  • Website: W.K. Kellogg Foundation
  • Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Other
  • Program Areas: Early Childhood, Reading
  • Deadline: Ongoing

2. Mary McMullan Grants from the National Art Education Foundation (NAEF)- The National Art Education Foundation (NAEF) invites proposals for projects that promote art education as an integral part of the curriculum in elementary and secondary schools, as well as higher education. These grants focus on projects that promote art education as an integral part of the curriculum and establish and/or improve the instruction of art in public and private elementary and secondary schools as well as schools of higher education.

  • States: All States
  • Average Amount: $2,500.00
  • Address:  1806 Robert Fulton Drive, Ste. 300, Reston, VA 20191
  • Telephone: 703-860-8000
  • E-mail: info@arteducators.org
  • Website: National Art Education Foundation
  • Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Higher Education
  • Program Areas: Arts
  • Deadline: 10/1/2014

3. Youth Incentive Award from the Coleopterists Society- the Coleopterists Society has established a program to recognize young people in grades 7-12 studying beetles. Each of the two awards (Junior and Senior) is a monetary grant of $150; award recipients also will receive up to $200 (Junior Award) and $400 (Senior Award) worth of equipment credit from BioQuip Products. Winners will also receive a one-year subscription to the society’s journal. Proposals may include field trips to conduct beetle species inventories or diversity studies, attending workshops or visiting entomology or natural history museums for special training and projects on beetles, studying aspects of beetle biology, etc. The proposed activities or projects will be evaluated on their degree of creativity, educational benefit to the applicant, scientific merit, feasibility and budgetary planning.

  • States:  All States
  • Average Amount:  $200.00 – $400.00
  • Address:  Entomology, NHB, MRC 165; PO Box 37012; Smithsonian Institution; Washington, D. C. 20013-7012
  • Telephone:  202-633-0990
  • E-mail: furthd@si.edu
  • Website:  Coleopterists Society
  • Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Other
  • Program Areas:  Science/Environmental, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
  • Deadline: 11/1/2014

4. Technology Grants For Rural Schools from the Foundation for Rural Education and Development (FRED)- Technology Grants for Rural Schools program was created to help meet the growing need for innovative technology in the classroom. The grants strive to help public schools in rural areas bring modern computers to every classroom, connect schools to the information superhighway and make sure that effective and engaging software and online resources are an integral part of the school curriculum. Starting in the fall of 2013, eligibility for FRED programs is determined by the Donor Circle. Applicants must have a letter of nomination from a Donor Circle company for that program year and meet the basic requirements outlined in the individual program brochure. See Website for full Details.

  • States: All States
  • Average Amount:  $1,000.00 – $5,000.00
  • Total Amount: $35,000.00
  • Address:  FRED Attn: Melissa Korzuch, Executive Director, 4196 Merchant Plaza Ste 803, Lake Ridge, VA 22192
  • Telephone: 202-659-5990 ext. 231
  • E-mail: fred@opastco.org
  • Website:  Foundation for Rural Education and Development
  • Eligibility: Public School
  • Program Areas:  General Education, STEM (Science, Engineering, Technology, Math), Technology
  • Deadline: 11/15/2014

5. Teacher Art Grants from P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children’s Education- The P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children’s Education aids and supports teachers who wish to establish an effective learning tool using the arts in teaching children who learn differently. They look to support new or evolving programs that integrate the arts into educational programming.


6. Educational Grants from the Amaturo Family Foundation- Giving for education, child welfare, medical research, and Roman Catholic organizations.

  • States: All States
  • Average Amount: $1,000.00 – $25,000.00
  • Total Amount: $1,100,000.00 – $1,300,000.00
  • Address: 3101 N Federal Hwy, Ste. 601, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306
  • Telephone: 954-565-1411
  • E-mail: cynthia@amaturogroups.com
  • Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Higher Education, Other
  • Program Areas: After School, At-Risk/Character, General Education, Math, Reading, Safe/Drug Free Schools, Science/Environmental, Social Studies, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), Vocational
  • Deadline: Ongoing

7. Advancing Student Achievement Math Grants from the Actuarial Foundation- The purpose of an ASA grant is to support math enhancement programs that bridge the gap between classroom and real world mathematics. The math enhancement programs should be for Grades 4-12 in U.S. public and private schools. Programs may include, but are not limited to, clubs, competitions, before and after school programs, classroom extension periods, etc.

  • States: All States
  • Average Amount: $5,000.00
  • Address: 475 N Martingale, Ste. 600, Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
  • Telephone: 847-706-3535
  • E-mail: info@Actfnd.org
  • Website: Actuarial Foundation
  • Eligibility: Public School, Private School
  • Program Areas: After-School, Math, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
  • Deadline: Ongoing

8. Computers for Learning from the U.S. General Services Administration- The CFL program evolved as a guide for implementing Executive Order 12999, Educational Technology: Ensuring Opportunity for all Children in the Next Century. The Executive Order encourages agencies, to the extent permitted by law, to transfer computers and related peripheral equipment excess to their needs directly to schools and some educational nonprofit organizations. The CFL program specifically matches the computer needs of schools and educational nonprofit organization with excess equipment in Federal agencies.

  • States: All States
  • E-mail: Computers.Learning@gsa.gov
  • Website: U.S. General Services Administration
  • Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Other
  • Program Areas: General Education, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), Technology
  • Deadline: Ongoing

9. Foundation Grants from the Stephen and Mary Birch Foundation- The foundation provides funding in support of other nonprofit institutions, communities, and organizations that are or that have been instrumental in strengthening and heightening both culturally and educationally, the impact of research, medical, health, educational, sports, social service, and artistic programs in communities across the nation, from coast to coast.

  • States: All States
  • Average Amount: $5,000.00 – $30,000.00
  • Total Amount: $5,000,000.00
  • Address: 103 Foulk Road, Suite 200, Wilmington, DE 19803
  • Telephone: 888-372-6303
  • Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Higher Education, Other
  • Program Areas: After-School, Arts, At-Risk/Character, Community Involvement/Volunteerism, Early Childhood, General Education, Health/PE, Library, Math, Reading, Science/Environmental, Social Studies, Special Education, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), Technology, Vocational
  • Deadline: Ongoing

10. 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, Ste. 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: 12/31/2014

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