Sample Grants

Explore the sample funding finds below.  You do not need to register in order to see the details of these opportunities.


Connect A Million Minds
Time Warner Cable
Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round.
Description: Connect A Million Minds recognizes that hands-on learning opportunities are often the catalyst that sparks a young person’s lifelong exploration of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Additionally, these experiences help middle and high school students develop the skills they will need in order to become tomorrow’s problem solvers. Programs that Connect A Million Minds supports ...
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Education Grants
Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation
Deadline: Online Letters of Inquiry are due May 15 or November 15, annually. Letters will be accepted beginning two months before the deadline. An advisory committee meets periodically to review requests and recommend grants, after which distributions are made to approved recommendations.
Description: The mission of Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation is to invest in the future of journalism by building the ethics, skills, and opportunities needed to advance principled, probing news and information now and for the future. The foundation makes grants to journalism schools and other nonprofit organizations focused on the news media. The four program areas for the foundation are: Investigative ...
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Education Grants
Fluor Foundation
Deadline: Letters of Inquiry are necessary as an initial step to request funding. Requests are reviewed year-round. Letters of Inquiry should be addressed to local community relations’ contacts, which may be accessed at the website above.
Description: Fluor focuses on educational organizations and programs, universities, and schools. Almost half of Fluor's total company contributions are allocated in support of school or business partnerships and programs that help achieve the following objectives:

• Encourage elementary and secondary students to pursue higher education and training, with an emphasis on engineering and construction.
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Health, Wellness and Physical Education Grants
Names Family Foundation
Deadline: Applications are accepted year-round. However, the majority of grant decisions are made in November.
Description: Scott and Sis Names, who shared a passion for philanthropy, a deep interest in health and fitness, and a love for the Puget Sound Region, established The Names Family Foundation (NFF) in 1996. The NFF has enriched the community by awarding grants to nonprofit organizations that emphasize health, wellness, and physical education in the Tacoma and Pierce County area.

Recent grants include playgrounds, ...
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IRA Award for Technology and Reading
International Reading Association
Deadline: Applications are due November 15, annually.
Description: The IRA Award for Technology and Reading honors educators in grades kindergarten through grade 12 who are making an outstanding and innovative contribution to the use of technology in reading education. Nominees must be members of the International Reading Association.

The application must include a program description of the ways technology has been used to improve the reading and literacy ...
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JFLA Grant for Arts and Culture Projects
The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles
Deadline: Grant applications are accepted year-round, but must be received at least three months before the proposed project is due to begin, with responses from JFLA two months before the project start date.
Description: The Japan Foundation funds grants for projects that promote understanding of Japanese arts and culture. The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles (JFLA) accepts applications for projects that take place in the United States within the 13 states west of the Rocky Mountains.

Note: The Japan Foundation, New York (JFNY) accepts applications for grants to support arts and culture projects in the 37 states ...
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Rural and Low-Income School Program
US Department of Education
Deadline: Applications from SEAs are accepted year-round. SEAs establish their deadlines and LEAs apply to their SEA for funding.
Description: The purpose of the program is to provide financial assistance to rural districts to assist them in meeting their state's definition of adequate yearly progress. Applicants do not compete, but rather are entitled to, funds if they meet basic eligibility requirements. Eligibility is restricted by statute. Awards are issued annually to state educational agencies (SEAs), which make sub-grants to local ...
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The Grable Foundation Grants
The Grable Foundation
Deadline: Inquiries are due by January 1, May 1, and September 1, annually.
Description: The Grable Foundation awards grants to:

• Improve early childhood development programs so that more children enter school ready to succeed.
• Augment school systems so that students have more opportunities to achieve.
• Boost out-of-school efforts that support growth in children's lives.
• Contribute to the creativity and wonder that all children should experience.

Recent grants ...
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Toshiba America Grant Program for 6-12 Science and Math Educators
Toshiba America Foundation
Deadline: Grades 6 through 12 applications are accepted year-round. Requests for grants of more than $5,000 are due August 1 and February 1, annually.
Description: Toshiba America Foundation accepts applications from teachers who are passionate about making science and mathematics more engaging for their students. Science and mathematics teachers in public or private (nonprofit) schools may apply for grants to support classroom science and mathematics education, and increase their engagement with the subject matter and improve their learning.
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Urban and Higher Education Program Grants
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Deadline: Letters of Inquiry are accepted year-round.
Description: The Urban Education Program funds large-scale education projects that align with the Carnegie Corporation’s goals of promoting systemic change at the kindergarten through grade 12 and undergraduate college levels to increase student achievement, particularly of underserved populations. The program emphasizes initiatives in secondary and higher education. Within the Urban Education Program, grants are ...
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