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Magnet Funding Opportunities

Learning & Leadership Grants - The NEA Foundation

Learning and Leadership Grants 

The NEA Foundation is inviting applications for its Learning and Leadership Grants program. It provides funding to public school teachers and public education support professionals. Grants may be used for high-quality professional development experiences such as summer institutes or action research; or grants to groups to fund collegial study, action research, lesson study, or mentoring experiences for new faculty or staff.
The grant amount is $2,000 for individuals and $5,000 for groups. All groups must include partner information.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2018


Active Learning Center Grants - Steelcase Education

Steelcase Education is accepting applications to its Active Learning Center Grants program. Grants awarded include furniture, a design review, installation, onsite training, and a Learning Environment Evaluation tool. Applicants may choose from four classroom styles for up to thirty students. Award packages are valued at up to $67,000.

Application Deadline: February 2, 2018

Teacher Vision Grants - American Electric Power (AEP)

American Electric Power is accepting applications from pre-K-12 teachers for classroom projects during the 2018-19 school year.

Through the Teacher Vision grant program, AEP will award mini-grants of up to $500 for projects with an academic focus and a goal to improve student achievement. Priority will be given to projects that promote science, mathematics, technology, electrical safety, the balanced study of energy and the environment, and energy efficiency.

To be eligible, applicants must be a pre-K-12 teacher who lives or teaches in an AEP service area or in a community with a major AEP facility.

Application Deadline: February 23, 2018

A Gift of Imagination - The Rogers Foundation

The Rogers Foundation has issued a Request for Proposals for its Gift of Imagination programGrants of up to $25,000 will be awarded in support of any K-12 program or initiative in Clark County that increases student participation in, or exposure to, the arts or music. Priority will be given to schools that apply directly for funding.
Application Deadline: March 23, 2018

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation is accepting applications from public schools and public libraries anywhere in the U.S for its mini-grants program. Grants of up to $500 will be awarded to help educators create special activities outside the standard curriculum and make time to encourage their students.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2018

Teacher Development Grants - The McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation

The McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation Teacher Development Grants support small teams of teachers in the formation and implementation of K-12 classroom instruction. The grants provide opportunities for teachers to integrate innovative strategies that encourage critical inquiry into their classrooms and observe the effects of those strategies on their students.

To be eligible for a grant, applicants must be a licensed K-12 teacher employed in a public school in the U.S. Apply early! The application system closes when it reaches 350 submissions.

Submissions accepted January 15 – April 15, 2018

Living in a Material World - ASM Materials Education Foundation

Through its Living in a Material World program, the ASM Materials Education Foundation will award twenty $500 grants for hands-on, curriculum-based K-12 projects that involve student observation, communications, mathematics, and science skills to enhance student awareness of the materials around them. K-12 teachers are eligible to apply.

Application Deadline: May 25, 2018

Kinder Morgan Foundation

Kinder Morgan Foundation supports K-12 programs that promote the academic and artistic interests of young people in cities and towns across North America where Kinder Morgan operates. Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded for academic programs, including tutoring; arts; and environmental education programs.

Application deadlines are the tenth of every other month beginning in January

Toshiba America Foundation

The Toshiba America Foundation is accepting applications from middle- and high-school teachers who are passionate about making science and mathematics more engaging for their students. Grant proposals for amounts of up to $5,000 are accepted on a rolling basis.

Application Deadline: Rolling basis

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