Grants and Funding

21st Century Community Learning Centers
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act, nicknamed No Child Left Behind, converts the 21st Century Community Learning Centers authority to a state formula grant.

Corning Incorporated Foundation
Corning's areas of involvement have included community service programs for students, curriculum enrichment, student scholarships, facility improvement and instructional technology projects for the classroom.
A nonprofit organization that connects public school teachers in need of classroom materials and experiences with individuals, corporations and foundations who want to help their students. Funding opportunities for teachers include: Funding for classroom projects to help prepare high-need or rural high school students prepare for college and/or college-level work and funding for 4th, 5th, or 6th grade projects to benefit the environment.

This is the U.S. Department of Education's portal site for electronic grants.

eSchool News School Funding Center
The funding center provides up-to-the-minute grant programs, funding sources and technology funding information.

The Foundation Center
This site is a gateway to philanthropy on the Web.

This site provides a glossary of terms related to grants and funding.

Grant Opportunities from the U.S. Dept. of Education
Access recent notices inviting applications for grant opportunities from the U.S. Department of Education (published in the Federal Register). provides teachers, schools and related organizations free access to up-to-date announcements of corporate, foundation, state and federal education funding opportunities, as well as a Grant Writers’ Directory for schools that have neither the staff nor the experience required to write successful proposals.

Grant Wrangler
This grant listing service is available at no charge and makes it easier for teachers to find funding; it also helps grant-giving organizations effectively promote grants to teachers and schools.

Guidestar provides information on the activities of more than 650,000 nonprofit organizations and charities.

Learn and Serve America Funding
Learn and Serve America supports service-learning programs in schools and community organizations that help nearly one million students from kindergarten through college meet community needs, while improving their academic skills and learning the habits of good citizenship. Learn and Serve grants are used to create new programs or replicate existing programs, as well as to provide training and development to staff, faculty and volunteers.

The Mott Foundation - Improving Community Education
The goal of the Improving Community Education grantmaking area is to ensure that community education serves as a pathway out of poverty for children in low-income communities by building a continuum of quality learning opportunities that stretches from the preschool years through preparation for higher education and the work force.

National Education Association Foundation Innovation Grants
The NEA Foundation empowers public education employees to innovate, take risks and become agents for change to improve teaching and learning in our society.

Department of Education's Office of the Chief Financial Officer--offers information about current contract and grant opportunities, contract requests for proposals (RFPs) and other documents, forecasts for possible upcoming opportunities for FY'08, instructions for being included on the contract bidders mailing list and other useful documents.

Offers grant writing tips, grant opportunities and free monthly electronic summary K-12 grants newsletter.

Steps to a Healthier U.S.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to award healthy community grants to support local programs to prevent diabetes, asthma and obesity.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SAMHSA provides information on grant opportunities.

Technology Grant and Funding Sources:

U.S. Dept. of Education Grant and Contract Awards
This section is organized in several ways to facilitate locating information.

The Wallace Foundation
A fast-track grant program designed to support innovative, effective ideas to improve education leadership in a wide range of communities.