Once you start researching available grants, you will quickly find that there are a variety of options to help fund your goals as an educator. Explore these programs to see what opportunities are available for you:
A non-profit organization dedicated to providing resources to educators, with the goal of elevating the teaching profession.
Since 2001, this group has invested $27.5 million in helping teachers excel as professionals and education leaders.
Founded by educators to celebrate, support, and promote the value and voice of public school teachers.
A clearinghouse of grant opportunities that can be searched by name, type, location, and more.
Educators of America offers grants to help equip your classroom with the latest technologies – from whiteboards to STEM labs.
Where better to find a professional development grant to grow your career as a computer science educator than from Google itself.
The U.S. Department of Education extends this program in support of students and teachers with a focus on math and the scientific disciplines.
Also offered through the U.S. Department of Education, this grant is available on a state-by-state basis to help improve English language proficiency.
Grants listed on Travel Beyond Excuse can eliminate the financial worries of traveling abroad for once-in-a-lifetime professional development experiences.
How to Write a Grant
You can whip out a lesson plan in no time. Generate a pop quiz on the fly. Assemble a syllabus like no one else. But grant writing? Well, that’s just out of your wheelhouse. Not to worry as these resources can help you create a compelling application:
This site gives a good rundown what a successful grant application must and should include.
Designed for first-time grantees, this article can help teachers understand the requirements and commitments of pursuing a grant.
Pearson – provider of education tools, content, products, and services – offers a free online tutorial on Grant Planning and Writing.