• Grants


    DonorsChoose empowers public school teachers from across the country to request much needed materials and experiences for their students.  Teachers are allowed to register the materials and resources they need and DonorsChoose matches those needs to donors interested in supporting their needs.   DonorsChoose verifies the requested items and purchases them, those items are then shipped directly to the school. There is no submission deadline and classroom registration is ongoing. Website: https://www.donorschoose.org/ 


    California Credit Union

    California Credit Union supports teachers who make a difference with our Teacher Grant Program. California Credit Union was founded over 75 years ago with a commitment to supporting the community and that commitment continues with their Teacher Grant Program, designed to assist educators in funding innovative learning opportunities for their students. Submit your application for a special class project. NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS ONLINE: Deadline:  April 6, 2018. Website: https://www.ccu.com/teachergrant


    Association of American Educators Foundation

    Classroom grants from the Association of American Educators (AAE) Foundation can be used for a variety of projects and materials, including but not limited to books, software, calculators, mathematics manipulatives, art supplies, audio-visual equipment, lab materials, and more. Funds must be used within one year of the application deadline. All full-time educators who have not received a scholarship or grant from AAE in the past two years are eligible to apply. Applications must be submitted online. Awards are competitive, and the number of grants awarded depends on the total number of applicants. Grants up to $500 are awarded and application deadlines are March 1 and October 1 annually. Website: http://www.aaeteachers.org/index.php/classroom-grant-application


    2018 Scholars Dollars Grant Program

    Support the extracurricular and enrichment programs you care about most with the 2018 Scholar Dollars Grant Program.  ScholarShare 529’s Scholar Dollars Grant Program will award more than $300,000 to California’s K-8 public and charter schools in 2018. This is your chance to secure necessary funds to pay for new science lab equipment, band uniforms, math instruction, computers, library resources, tutoring programs and more.  Click here for the flyer.  Website: http://www.myScholarDollars.com


    Physical Education Itinerant Program Grant Application

    The Physical Education Itinerant Program Grant Application window is now open for elementary schools to apply. The Physical Education Teacher Itinerant Program (PETIP) provides funding for a credentialed physical education itinerant teacher, one day per week, at each participating elementary school for two years. It provides embedded professional development for six to eight designated elementary teachers during physical education instruction. The deadline to apply is March 9, 2018.  Application is available: https://achieve.lausd.net/Page/7763


    Toshiba America Grant Program for 6-12 Science and Mathematics Teachers

    Toshiba America Foundation's mission is to provide teachers with additional funds to support classroom projects. The Foundation strongly encourages projects planned and led by individual teachers or teams of teachers for their own classrooms. Science and math teachers in public or private (non-profit) schools may apply for grants to support classroom science and math education. Successful projects tap into the natural curiosity of students, enable students to frame their own scientific questions, and incorporate the expertise of community partners. Applications must be for project-based learning. Endorsement from a school administrator is required. Applications are accepted year-round for requests less than $5,000. Requests for grants of more than $5,000 are due June 1 and November 1, annually.  Grant Information


    McCarthey Dressmen Education Foundation

    The McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation believes that continuous, insightful and innovative professional training and growth is crucial to the effectiveness of educators. It is the Foundation’s goal to promote best practices through cooperative and sustained commitment to increased efficacy, improved teaching and active learning. The Foundation values proposals aimed at concurrently boosting student understanding and proficiency and instilling a passion for lifelong learning. The Teacher Development Grants support small teams of teachers in the formation and implementation of groundbreaking K-12 classroom instruction. The grants provide opportunities for teachers to integrate fresh strategies that encourage critical inquiry and to observe their effects on students. Teachers have the opportunity to reflect and write about their projects, as well as to share their results with other teachers. The Foundation awards grants to individuals in amounts up to $10,000 per year for a maximum of $30,000 over three years, provided the eligibility requirements continue to be met. The online application window opens on January 15 and runs to April 15, OR when SUBMITTED APPLICATION REACHES 300 TOTAL. Website:  https://mccartheydressman.org/teacher-development-grants/