The Association of American Educators (AAE) Foundation offers Classroom Grants of up to $500 that can be used for a variety of projects and materials, including but not limited to books, software, calculators, math manipulatives, art supplies, audiovisual equipment, and lab materials. The funds must be used within one year of the application deadline. The Classroom Grants are available to all full-time educators who have not received a scholarship or grant from AAE in the past two years. AAE members will receive additional weight in the scoring.
Deadlines: October 1 and March 1, for applications
Samsung Solve for Tomorrowproject engages students in using STEM to positively impact their community, while competing for a chance to win a share of $2 million in technology and supplies for their school. Here’s how it works: teachers apply with an idea on how to use STEM skills to positively impact their community. The Samsung Solve for Tomorrow site is easy to access and navigate. After they complete their application, teachers are encouraged to create a fundraising project on DonorsChoose.org,giving them the opportunity to raise funds for supplies to implement their Samsung Solve for Tomorrow project. For the first 3,500 applicants, Samsung will match 50 percent of the amount raised, up to $200 per school. Samsung Solve for Tomorrow delivers student involvement, teacher and school recognition, community outreach, super prizes, and funds from DonorsChoose.org to support Samsung Solve for Tomorrow projects. Start your application now.
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Northrup GrummanFoundation annually present one Excellence in Engineering Education Award to recognize the importance of integrating high-quality engineering instruction into science classrooms and the critical need to make students proficient in practices used by engineers in the field.
The office supply company Bostitch is offering a chance for two teachers to win a $250 grant for creative supplies for their classroom. To be considered, teachers need to submit a lesson plan of their own creation that they believe exemplifies creativity in the classroom.