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American Honda Foundation

Award Range: $20,000 – $75,000

Deadline: February and August

Supports: The American Honda Foundation engages in grant making that reflects the basic tenets, beliefs and philosophies of Honda companies, which are characterized by the following qualities: imaginative, creative, youthful, forward-thinking, scientific, humanistic and innovative. We support youth education with a specific focus on the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects in addition to the environment.

Association of American Educators Foundation Classroom Grant

Award Range: up to $500

Deadline: March and October

Supports: Classroom grants can be used for a variety of projects and materials, including but not limited to books, software, calculators, math manipulatives, art supplies, audio-visual equipment, and lab materials.

Braitmayer Foundation

Award Range: up to $35,000

Deadline: October

Supports: Curricular and school reform initiatives; preparation of and professional development opportunities for teachers, particularly those which encourage people of high ability and diverse background to enter and remain in K-12 teaching.

Crayola Champion Creatively Alive Children

Award Range: $2,500 and $1,000 in Crayola products

Deadline: December

Supports: Proposals must include the development of a school Creative Leadership Team that delivers professional development and documents the impact that increased school-wide art-infused education has on student outcomes.

Educational Theatre Association Grants

Award Range: Varies

Deadline: Varies

Supports: Variety of grant and scholarship opportunities available to students and teachers.

Entertainment Software Association Foundation Grant

Award Range: Varies

Deadline: June

Supports: The ESA Foundation is dedicated to supporting positive programs and opportunities that make a difference in the lives of America’s youth.  The Foundation seeks to harness the collective power of the interactive entertainment industry to create positive social impact in our communities.

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Mini-Grant

Award Range: up to $500

Deadline: March

Supports: Special projects that include introductory stage, activity/engagement stage, and culminating/outcome stage that provide an enriched learning experience.

Farmers Insurance Thank America’s Teachers Grant Program

Award Range: $2,500

Deadline: February, May, and September

Supports: Farmers invites teachers to submit proposals for educational programs that better prepare students for the future. 200 grants awarded each year.

Farmers Insurance Dream Big Teacher Challenge

Award Range: $100,000

Deadline: May

Supports: Farmers invites teachers to submit your proposals for educational programs that better prepare students for the future. Five teachers could win a grant of up to $100,000 each.

Fios Verizon Teacher Grant

Award Range: $1000

Deadline: May

Supports: The purpose of the grant is to help engage students with education content through the interactive learning experiences of VR headsets.

Fund for Teachers

Award Range: up to $5,000 (individuals); up to $10,000 (teams)

Deadline: January

Supports: Fund for Teachers provides educators, possessing a broad vision of what it means to teach and learn, the resources needed to pursue self-designed professional learning experiences.

Guitar Center Music Foundation

Award Range: 8 Musical Instruments

Deadline: Rolling

Supports: The Guitar Center Music Foundation awards traditional instruments only to music instruction programs that are part of 501c3 organizations or public schools in the United States.

Harry Chapin Foundation

Award Range: up to $10,000

Deadline: Ongoing; three times per year

Supports: The Foundation supports organizations that have demonstrated their ability to dramatically improve the lives and livelihood of people by helping them to become self-sufficient. They will fund 501(c)(3) not for profit programs that operate in the United States that fall within the area of Arts-In-Education Programs.

Hillsborough Education Foundation Classroom Grants

Award Range: $100-$2000

Deadline: March 15

Supports: Opportunities for educators to create innovative and exciting educational programs or projects for their students. Must be a teacher in Hillsborough County Public Schools.

International Literacy Association

Award Range: varies

Deadline: varies

Supports: Literacy instruction through research and professional development.

Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership Education Grants

Award Range: up to $5,000

Deadline: Rolling deadline

Supports: CGP’s Education Grant Program seeks to increase awareness and understanding of Japan in the U.S. through the support of teacher training, curriculum development, and community outreach efforts.

Kappa Delta Pi Classroom Teacher Grants

Award Range: $150

Deadline: October

Supports: These grants provide members who are practicing teachers with funds to support specific programs or to purchase classroom supplies—tools helping them to be more effective educators.

Lion King Experience Grant

Award Range: Rights to hold public performance of The Lion King JR. or The Lion King KIDS.

Deadline: April and October

Supports: In addition to a performance license to produce The Lion King JR., a 60-minute adaptation of the Broadway production created especially for middle school students, or The Lion King KIDS, a 30-minute production designed specifically for elementary school students, Disney’s The Lion King Experience features a rigorous, multi-media curriculum designed to introduce you and your students to a wide range of theatrical skills.

Lowe’s Education Toolbox

Award Range: $2,000-$5,000

Deadline: Spring and Fall

Supports: Provides the tools to help educators and parent groups through educational challenges by providing the greatest impact.  Projects should fall into one of the following categories: technology upgrades, tools for STEM programs, facility renovations and safety improvements.

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation Academic Enrichment Grants

Award Range: up to $10,000; max $30,000 over three years

Deadline: April; or once 350 applications have been submitted

Supports: The Academic Enrichment Grants provide funding for programs that nurture the intellectual, artistic and creative abilities of children from low-income households.

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation Teacher Development Grants

Award Range: up to $10,000; max $30,000 over three years

Deadline: April; or once 350 applications have been submitted

Supports: 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.

Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation Instrument Grants

Award Range: Donated musical instruments

Deadline: Not specified; invitation only

Supports: The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation donates musical instruments to schools nationwide with a focus on low-income communities.

National Art Education Foundation Grants

Award Range: Varies

Deadline: October

Supports: The National Art Education Foundation (NAEF) supports a wide variety of professional activities, including support for visual art educators to participate in professional development programs; the promotion of visual arts education as an integral part of the curriculum; the exploration of new models of visual arts instruction in public and private K-16 schools; the promotion of the teaching of art through activities related to the instructional process, curriculum, student learning, student assessment, management, or discipline; the purchase of equipment and/or instructional resources; and conducting.

National Education Association Learning & Leadership Grants

Award Range: $2,000 and $5,000

Deadline: Rolling deadline

Supports: Individuals to participate in high-quality professional development like summer institutes, conferences, seminars, travel abroad programs, or action research. Groups to fund collegial study, including study groups, action research, lesson plan development, or mentoring experiences for faculty/staff.

National Education Association Student Achievement Grants

Award Range: $2,000 and $5,000

Deadline: Rolling deadline

Supports: Educators use student Achievement grants to help students learn how to think critically and solve problems. Grant funds can be used for resource materials, supplies, equipment, transportation, technology, or scholars-in-residence.

National Education Association Partnership Funding

Award Range: Varies

Deadline: Varies

Supports: Multiple grant programs supporting various initiatives.

P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children’s Education

Award Range: up to $1,000

Deadline: July 1- September 30

Supports: The purpose of the Teacher Grant is to support a new or evolving program that integrates the arts into education in the school classroom setting, with a special focus on those who learn differently.

Sony Corporation of America

Award Range: Not specified

Deadline: Rolling deadline

Supports: Sony focuses the majority of its charitable giving on arts, culture, technology and the environment, with a particular emphasis on education in each of those areas.

State Farm Companies Foundation Good Neighbor Citizenship Company Grants

Award Range: minimum of $5,000 request

Deadline: October

Supports: Education funding is directed toward initiatives that more directly support under-served individuals, helping them obtain the skills and credentials they need to be successful in today’s workforce. Grant for Teachers

Award Range: $1,000

Deadline: September

Supports: Looking to improve your classroom but short on resources? wants to help you advance student learning and outcomes by granting you $1,000 towards your classroom.

Target Field Trip Grants

Award Range: $700

Deadline: October

Supports: The Target Field Trip Grants Program was designed to help teachers bring learning to life for students and enhance classroom studies. The grants can be used to cover the cost of transportation, entry fees, supplies, and classroom resource materials so that teachers may continue using the valuable experiential learning gained from math and science, language, social studies and arts-focused field trips.

Thoma Foundation

Award Range: $30,000-$300,000

Deadline: Rolling deadline (reviewed quarterly)

Supports:  Provides grants for nonprofit organizations and individuals whose innovative projects and original ideas will advance scholarship in the arts. Letters of Inquiry are accepted on a rolling basis for bold proposals that align with their mission. Also run three annual fellowship programs for individuals: the Arts Writing Award in Digital Art (by nomination only), the Marilynn Thoma Fellowship in Spanish Colonial Art, and the Thoma Foundation Research and Travel Awards in Spanish Colonial Art.

Vans Custom Culture Grants

Award Range: $2,000

Deadline: November

Supports: Vans Custom Culture Grants are intended to encourage the inclusion of the arts as an integral component of an excellent education, and to support activities that are consistent with local and national learning standards for arts education.

VH1 Save the Music Grants

Award Range: Varies

Deadline: Not specified

Supports: Establishing music foundational skills for Pre-K through 5 students, building instrumental music in band, strings, or mariachi for grades 3-8, and preparing students for careers in electronic music creation,

Voya Unsung Heroes Awards Program

Award Range: 100 awards of $2,000, top awards of an additional $5,000, $10,000, and $25,000.

Deadline: April

Supports: Effective and innovative projects that improve student learning.

Walmart Community Grant Program

Award Range: $250 – $5,000

Deadline: December

Supports: Quality of life: Improving access to recreation, arts or cultural experiences for low income individuals and families in the United States.


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