Educational grants available for your school or community:
The Clif Bar Family Foundation’s small grants are awarded for general organizational support or to fund specific projects in the foundation’s priority areas: protecting Earth’s beauty and bounty, creating a robust and healthy food system, increasing opportunities for outdoor activity, reducing environmental health hazards, and building stronger communities.
Eligibility: US-based 501(c)(3) organizations or groups with a 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor.
Prize: The average grant awarded is $7,000.
Deadline: Applications are due February 1, June 1, and October 1, annually.
The NEA Foundation provides grants to improve the academic achievement of students in US public schools and public higher education institutions in any subject areas. 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. Funding preference is given to projects that incorporate STEM or global learning. The foundation also strongly encourages education support professionals to apply.
Eligibility: Current NEA members who work in public preK–12 schools, as public school education support professionals, or at public higher education institutions.
Prize: Grants of $2,000 and $5,000 are awarded.
Deadline: Applications are due February 1, June 1, and October 15, annually.