Grant Roundup 10/19-10/23

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Grant Roundup 10/19-10/23 1. Fluor Grants Giving primarily in areas of company operations. Education grants focus on STEM teacher training and professional development and middle and high-school (ages 12-18) STEM programs. Requirements: K-12 public or nonprofit private school, Higher Education Funding: Grants range from $50 to $5,000 Deadline: Ongoing Learn More Here 2. Schmidt Futures and Citadel Tools Competition Funding is intended for projects, including platforms, tools, technology, and research to accelerate recovery from learning loss for students between grades K-12, and advance the field of learning engineering. Requirements: Teachers, students, researchers, technologists, and ed tech leaders. Funding: $25,000 and under; $25,000 – $100,000; $100,000 – $250,000 Deadline: 10/26/20 Learn More Here 3. The American Honda Foundation Grants Youth education, specifically in the areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, the…
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Grant Roundup 10/12-10/16

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Grant Roundup 10/12-10/16 1. Walmart Local Community Grants Walmart Local Community Grants are awarded through an open application process and provide funding directly from Walmart and Sam’s Club facilities to local organizations in the U.S. Requirements: K-12 public or nonprofit private school, charter school Funding: Grants range from $250 to $5,000 Deadline: 12/31/20 Learn More Here2. American Electric Power Foundation Teacher Vision Grants  Any project that has an academic focus and a goal to improve student achievement will be considered. AEP has a special interest in science, mathematics, technology, the study of energy and a sustainable environment, and energy efficiency. Requirements: Public Schools, Higher Education Funding: $100 to $500 Deadline: 02/26/21 midnight Learn More Here 3. CSX Community Service Grants Grants to Ontario, Quebec, and USA nonprofits, schools, colleges, universities,…
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Grant Roundup 10/5-10/9

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Grant Roundup 10/5-10/9 1. Subaru Foundation Grants focus on educational and environmental activities for children and youth through grade 12. SOAF seeks funding programs that promote STEM. Requirements: Schools 501(c)3 - see list of select locations across the country Funding:up to $5,000 Deadline:  10/12/20 Learn More Here2. OMNOVA Solutions Foundation Grants Grants focus addressing specific improvements and opportunities in reading and economic literacy, and math and science in K-12 schools. Requirements: Priority emphasis is placed on organizations in those North American communities where OMNOVA conducts business. Funding: Varies Deadline:10/31/20 Learn More Here 3.Albuquerque Public Schools (APS) Education Foundation Grants Funding is intended to support hands-on classroom projects that advance student learning in the areas of STEM, fine arts, and literacy. Requirements:K-12 Albuquerque Public Schools (New Mexico) Funding: Up to $1,500…
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Grant Roundup 9/28-10/2

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Grant Roundup 9/28-10/2 1. National Education Association Student Success Grant  The NEA Foundation provides support for ongoing response efforts to needs that emerged or worsened due to the pandemic, as well as for racial equity work. However, they will also consider applications that do not fall into either of these categories. Requirements: Current National Education Association member and educators in public schools or public institutions of higher education.  Funding: $2,000 or $5,000  Deadline: 12/01/20 Learn More Here 2. Association of American Educators Foundation Classroom Grant 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. Requirements: Full-time educators  Funding: $500 Deadline: October 1, 2020 and March 1, 2021. Learn More Here…
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Grant Roundup 9/21-9/25

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Grant Roundup 9/21-9/25 1. PNC Grow Up Great Early Childhood Grant  The PNC Foundation supports educational programs for children and youth, particularly early education initiatives that serve low-and moderate-income children (birth through age five), their teachers, and families. Priority is given to programs that focus on the areas of math, science, the arts, or financial education. Requirements: The proposed activity must occur in a community where PNC has a significant presence. (Find more details about locations on their website.) Funding: Varies  Deadline: Ongoing  Learn More Here2. The Brown Rudnick Charitable Foundation Corp. Community Grant  Funding is intended to assist with small, concrete projects or needs that will make an improvement in inner-city education in Boston, Hartford, New York City, Providence, and Washington, D.C. within a year of the grant award. …
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5 Grant Opportunities This Fall

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Calling all educators! Are you looking for some new grants for you and your school? Check out these grants our grant team has found for you! #1 - Toshiba Funding is intended to increase student success-rates by introducing creative project-based learning ideas that will make STEM learning fun. Requirements: K-12 Educators Funding: $1000 (K-5 Educators), $5000+ (6-12 Educators) Deadlines: 10/01/2020 ($1000 grants) 11/01/2020 ($5000+ grants) 12/01/2020 ($5000 grants) Learn more: K-5 grants; 6-12 grade grants #2 - Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) Community Grants Grants may be awarded to individual teachers or groups of teachers who demonstrate creative teaching methods to students of Cooperative member-owners. Requirements: K-12 Teachers Funding: REC will award two $5000 grants and four $2000 grants Deadline: 10/15/2020 Learn more #3 - Diane and Ben Lee Design Education Fund Grants may…
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DIY: How to Find Local Grants

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How to Find Local Grants for Teachers The beginning of any large project can be a daunting task, especially a project that could ultimately earn your school a large amount of money - if done correctly. Even the initial stages of the grant application process can be overwhelming! This early anxiety about the research stage can be summed up by one all too common question among teachers interested in grant writing: Where can I find a grantor who would want to support my students? For many teachers nationwide, this question can usually be answered locally! It is most often the case that your school district or city has an education foundation or community foundation of some sort.  What is a Local Education Foundation? It is always surprising to me as…
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A Week With Math & Movement

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A Week With Math & Movement Got some antsy kids running around with too much energy and not enough to keep them busy? Our next challenge, #aweekwithmathandmovement, might be just the thing for you to do with them! Why not practice math skills and get some of that endless energy out? Download our printable calendar here that your kids can check off each day once they complete the activity posted here on our account! This calendar also features a sneak peek of each day’s activity. 😉 Click the image to download the calendar PDF! We will start posting the movement on Sunday, June 28th, so make sure to follow us on Instagram to stay up-to-date! Teachers, feel free to send this out to parents! If you take any pictures or…
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Famous Black Mathematicians and Their Contributions

Famous Black Mathematicians and Their Contributions

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8 Famous Black Mathematicians and Their Contributions Happy Juneteenth! On June 19, 1865, enslaved African Americans in Galveston Bay, TX were notified that they, along with the more than 250,000 other enslaved black people in the state, were free by executive decree. The contributions of African Americans throughout our nation’s history are numerous and significant. Today, we want to highlight and celebrate the Black mathematicians who have greatly impacted our nation and the future of mathematics. Benjamin Banneker (1731-1806) Benjamin Banneker was a primarily self-educated mathematician and astronomer. He is best known for building America's first clock at the age of 24 - a wooden device that struck hourly. He also was able to accurately forecast lunar and solar eclipses. Banner's deep curiosity and understanding of mathematics greatly paved the way years before…
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Fun Activities To Get You and Your Child Excited About Learning

Fun Activities To Get You and Your Child Excited About Learning

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Fun Activities to Get You and Your Child Excited About Learning Parent Engagement and Math A parent’s self-confidence in math is said to be “the strongest predictor of mathematics achievement” [1]. If a parent doesn't understand the material a student is learning, don’t feel confident in the content, or if they simply dislike math, these feelings can easily be passed down to their child. Good news! There are many ways to overcome the barriers that can prevent parent engagement in student learning. Feeling a lack of inspiration for engagement activities? We have compiled a list of some activities for you and your student to try! Even though most schools will be ending this month, you can try these out this summer at home, and carry them into fall! 7 Ways…
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