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    DonorsChoose 

    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/ 

     

    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: https://www.aaeteachers.live/

     

    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/ 

     

    Michael and Susan Dell Foundation Dell Scholars Program  

    Scholarship opportunities for the class of 2019.  A scholarship opportunity to be shared with current juniors. The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation created Dell Scholars to recognize and assist an underserved population—students in the academic middle from low-income households who are often among the first in their families to attend college. All Dell Scholars have overcome significant personal challenges in their pursuit of higher education. The financial award helps students with various education expenses; but, most importantly, the program is more than just a check: Dell Scholars is a college completion program that provides students with key supports they need to obtain a college degree. Dell Scholars eligibility criteria includes participating in a program-approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12; plan to enroll full-time at an accredited higher education institution in the pursuit of a bachelor's degree in the fall directly following high school graduation; be eligible to receive a federal Pell Grant in first year of college; demonstrate a need for financial assistance; earn a minimum of a 2.4 GPA; and be on track to graduate from an accredited high school in the current academic year. Student application window is open November 1, 2018. https://www.dellscholars.org/scholarship/