Below is a list of grant opportunities from outside sources. Any teacher in the West Lafayette Community School Corporation is welcome to apply through the Foundation! As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, our organization provides a method for teachers to apply for a wide variety of grants.
If you would like to apply for an outside grant through the Foundation, complete this Grant Narrative Form for Teachers and email to Lindsay Walls at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Foundation will use the information on this form to initiate the grant-writing process.
Additionally, if you are a member of a professional organization (Indiana Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Indiana State Reading Association, etc.), there may be additional grant funds available to you. Contact us and be sure to check back frequently to see updates on new grants as they become available!
Crayola Invites Proposals from Elementary Schools for 2015 Creative Leadership Grants
Twenty cash grants of $2,500 and in-kind grants of Crayola products valued at $1,000 will be awarded in support of innovative creative leadership-team building programs in elementary schools in the U.S. and Canada…Teachers of Happy Hollow Elementary are eligible.
Click here for more information. Deadline: 6/22/2015
IEEE Foundation Invites Applications for Technology Education Projects
Proposals are invited from IEEE organizational units for projects that inform the public about technical issues (such as, but not limited to, energy, healthcare, cyber security, internet governance, environmental change). Grants ranging from $5,000 to $100,000 will be awarded in support of projects that result in the creation of materials and activities, including presentations and/or simulations that are suitable for secondary school/college students, secondary school teachers, etc.
Click here for more information. Deadline: 8/1/2015
Moss Foundation Accepting Applications for Arts-Integrated Education Programs
Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded in support of new or evolving programs that integrate the arts into educational programming. The purpose of the grant program is to assist teachers who wish to establish an effective learning tool using the arts in teaching children who learn differently.
Click here for more information. Deadline: 9/30/2015
Wild Ones Invites Applications for Native Plant Education Projects
Grants of up to $500 will be awarded to support the development of projects aimed at nurturing an appreciation for nature among high school students…
Click here for more information. Deadline 10/15/15
NCTM School Invites Applications for Grants for Pre-K-5 Math Teachers
The purpose of this grant for up to $2,000 is to provide financial support for improving teachers’ understanding of mathematics by completing course work in mathematics…
Click here for more information. Deadline: 10/15/2015
Lilly Endowment: The Teacher Creativity Fellowship Program
Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to Indiana’s public school teachers (including guidance counselors and library/media specialists), principals and assistant principals for projects of the individual’s choice. The Endowment also encourages teams to submit collaborative proposals.
Click here for more information. Deadline: 11/3/15
NCTM Invites Applications for 2015 Middle School Student Engagement Grants
Grants of up to $3,000 will be awarded to persons currently teaching math in grades 6-8 to support the incorporation of materials or lessons which actively engage students in tasks and experiences that deepen their content knowledge…
Click here for more information. Deadline: 11/6/2015
Target Accepting Applications for K-12 Field Trips
Grants of up to $700 will be awarded to schools to help defray the cost of field trips for K-12 students…
Click here for more information. Deadline: 11/30/15
Indiana State Teachers Association: Opportunity Grant
Grants of up to $500 will be awarded to local associations, local associations jointly, or District Councils to initiate creative projects/programs that enhance public education’s image in our local communities.
Click here for more information. Deadline: 11/30/15
The SIA Foundation
Grants from $1,000-$10,000 will be awarded to Indiana teachers and schools, primarily specific capital projects in the areas of Arts and Culture, Education, and Health and Welfare.
Click here for more information. Deadline: March 31 and September 30
The NEA Foundation
Grants of $2,000 or $5,000 will be awarded to teachers who seek to improve the academic achievement of students public education institutions in any subject area(s). The proposed work should engage students in critical thinking and problem solving that deepen their knowledge of standards-based subject matter. The work should also improve students’ habits of inquiry, self-directed learning, and critical reflection. The program especially encourages applications from teachers with less than 7 years experience.
Click here for more information. Deadline: June 1 and October 15
Public Schools Foundation of Tippecanoe County
Please click here for information about applying for grants through this foundation.
The Foundation is glad to help teachers post their projects to www.donorschoose.org, an online charity that makes it easy for anyone to help students in need. Public school teachers from every corner of America post classroom project requests on the site, and donors can give any amount to a project that most inspires them. Through donorschoose.org, teachers post their project and email your friends, family, other teachers, community members, etc. to start generating support for your project.