Grant Opportunities

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                                                               GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

Walmart Local Community Grants
Source: Walmart
Application Deadline: 
Quarter 1: Feb 1 – April 15
Quarter 2: May 1 – July 15
Quarter 3: August 1 – October 15
Quarter 4: November 1 – December 31
Purpose: The purpose of the grant is to support schools and organizations with funding towards, community and economic development, diversity and inclusion, education, health and human services, hunger relief and healthy eating, public safety and quality of life.
Award: $250 to $5,000

Believe in Reading
Believe in Reading 
Application Deadline: 
Purpose: Believe in Reading 
supports the efforts of nonprofit organizations that teach people of all ages to read.
Award: Up to $10,00 (however first time applicants will not receive more than $3,000)

ACS-Hach Chemical Development Grants

Source: ACS- HACH
Application Deadline: October 15 and January 21annually
Purpose: To support high school chemistry teachers as they identify and pursue opportunities that advance their professional development and enhance the teaching and learning of chemistry in their classrooms.
Award: $1,500

Pets in the Classroom Grant
Source: Petsmart, Petco, Petland, PetSupermarket, Pet Supplies Plus
Application Deadline:
Accepting applications
: The purpose of these Grant are intended to support pets or aquariums in the classroom for the purposes of teaching children to bond with and care for their pets responsibly. The welfare of the small animals is of paramount importance.
Award: Varies

Music Education Grants
Source: D'Addario Music Foundation
Application Deadline: April 30 and October 15 
Purpose: Funding is to sustainable music instruction programs in order to improve access to music education. Supported programs include those that bring music back into communities and schools, and gets kids playing as early and as frequently as possible.
Award: Awards vary

Learning and Leadership Grants
Source: The NEA Foundation
Application Deadline:  October 15 and June 15
PurposeTo support National Education Association members who are public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in public institutions of higher education for one of the following two purposes: to individuals to fund participation in high-quality professional development; experiences, such as summer institutes, conferences, or action research; Grants to groups fund collegial study, including study groups, action research, lesson plan development, ore mentoring experiences for faculty or staff. 
Award$2,000 (individuals); $5,000 (groups)

The Frederick and Florence Bauder Endowment for the Support of Physics Teaching
Source: American Association of Physics Teachers (must be a member of AAPT)
Application Deadline: December 1 (Winter) and July 1 (Summer)
Purpose: To support special activities in the area of physics teaching
Award: $2500

Baseball Tomorrow Fund
Source: Baseball Tomorrow Fund
Application Deadline: July 1/ October 1/ January 1/
April 1
To provide funding for incremental programming and facilities for youth baseball and softball programs, and to finance a new program, expand  or improve an existing program, undertake a new collaborative effort, or obtain facilities or equipment necessary for youth baseball or softball program.
Award: TBD

Classic for Kids Foundation
Source: Classic for Kids Foundation
Application Deadlines: June 30, September 30, December 31, March 31 
Purpose: To empower young people to shape positive futures through music, build sustainable stringed instrument music programs, and provide grants for high-quality instruments.
Award: TBD

Houston CPA Society Helping Schools Grants
Source: Houston CPA Society
Application DeadlinesNovember 4, 2022 & April 21, 2023
Application InformationRequest Grant Application from Carol Spencer CHS Staff Liaison
Purpose: To encourage CPA's to become actively involved with the education of the youth in Texas. Financial Grants are provided to numerous schools where it has been identified that there is little or no significant business partnership.
Award: TBD

American Honda Foundation
Source: American Honda Foundation Education Grants
Application Deadline: New Applicants: February 1 and August 1, annually;
Returning Applicants: due May 1, annually
Purpose: To support education with a specific focus on the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); the environment; job training; and literacy.
Award: $20,000 to $75,000 over a one-year period

DiscoverECollaboration Grants Program

Source: DiscoverE
Application Deadline: Rolling
To facilitate collaboration within the engineering community and to engage youth (particularly underserved K-12) with hands-on learning experiences and events that inspire an interest and understanding of engineering.
Award: $1000

Healthy Choices Grant
Oliver Foundation
Application Deadline: Rolling
October 15, April 15, and July 15
The purpose of the grant is to encourage children, families and communities in Texas to improve the eating and physical activities patters of Pre-school, Elementary, Middle School and High School students.
Award: Level 1
Level 2 $3,000- $5,000

Good Sports Equipment Program

Good Sports
Application Deadline: Rolling
Purpose: To provide athletic equipment, footwear, and apparel to disadvantaged young people nationwide. 
Award: Equipment, apparel and footwear

Mockingbird Foundation Music Education Grants
Source: Mockingbird Foundation, Inc
Application Deadline:
Initial inquiries accepted year-round
 to support projects in music education. The primary focus is students, ages 18 and younger, with particular interest in projects that target underserved children.  Grants may be used to obtain instruments, texts, and other materials, and for the support of learning space, practice space, performance space, and instructors or instruction.
Award: $100 - $10,000

Fruit Tree Planting Foundation Orchard Grant
Fruit Tree Planting Foundation (FTPF) and Stretch Island Fruit Co.
Application Deadline: Rolling
Purpose: Brings fruit tree orchards (about 20-25 trees minimum) to schools to improve the surrounding environment and provide a local source of healthy nutrition.
Trees, materials, orchard installation design work, and onsite environmental curriculum

Hungry For Music Grant

: Hungry for Music (On Hold until March 2023)
Application Deadline:
Purpose: Hungry for Music provides musical instruments to individuals, schools, and community music programs that cannot afford them.
Awards: Musical instruments

RPM Foundation Grant
Source: Restoration Preservation Mentorship Foundation
Application Deadline: April 7,2023/June 16,2023/Dec. 8,2023
Purpose: To provide the pathway to careers for the next generation of automotive, motorcycle and marine restoration and preservation craftsmen and artisans through formal training and mentorship.
Award: Up to $10,000

SC Johnson Grants

Source: SC Johnson
Application Deadline: Rolling
Purpose: Assist existing non-profit organization or programs focused on defined areas of interest including education, social services, environment, community development, arts and culture, and health.
Award: Not stated

Toshiba Grants for Grades 6 –12

: Toshiba America Foundation
Application Deadlines: Requests < $5,000March 1, June 1, Sept. 1, Dec. 1
                                     Requests > $5,000: May 1 and November 1
Purpose: To support science and math education by funding classroom projects which provide students with the opportunity to "do science" in new ways that promise to increase their engagement with the subject matter and improve their learning.
Awards: up to $5,000 – or - $5,000 and over

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