Federal and private grants offer educators the opportunity to enrich their learners and their staff by providing crucial funding for new activities, curricula, materials and more. So whether you’re looking to finance new science textbooks or get new computers for the computer lab, we’ve gathered some funding opportunities to help.
Funds available from federal government resources
Title II, Part A: Supporting effective instruction and professional development
Title IV, Part A: Student support and academic enrichment
Title V, Carl Perkins Act - Career and technical education
CARES Act: Education and technology during COVID-19
CRRSA Act: Learning loss and technology during COVID-19
For statewide resources, visit your state’s Department of Education website.
Funds available from private companies and community groups
Dream BIG - Partner with us at EiE and the Museum of Science to find collaborative funding opportunities and early access to materials for your learners
Amgen Foundation - Science education
Foundation for Rural Service - Community grant for education
Lockheed Martin - STEM education outreach
National Science Foundation - STEM and computing
Toyota Foundation - Science and education
You may also find these links helpful:
DonorsChoose is a crowdsourcing resource, drawing funding from a network of nationwide donors for any classroom need. You can find more education funding opportunities using the Directory of Community Foundations and find additional STEM-specific grant opportunities at STEMgrants.com.This is a short list of the grant and funding opportunities available to educators. Each of the resources above can be used to support your classroom or organization needs, including professional development, in class or out of school time materials.
Need help selecting standard-aligned EiE Engineering or Computer Science curricula with on-going professional development for your school, district, or state? Contact your regional representative to learn more!