Educational grants available for your school or community:
AAUW (formerly American Association of University Women), through its Community Action Grants Program, provides funds for innovative programs or nondegree research projects that promote education and equality for women and girls. Special consideration is given to projects focused on kindergarten through grade 12 and community college girls’ and women’s achievement in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics and to those projects that seek community partners such as local schools or school districts, businesses, and other community-based organizations.
Eligibility: Individuals, AAUW branches and state organizations, and local nonprofit organizations.
Prize: One-year awards range from $2,000 to $7,000, and two-year awards range from $5,000 to $10,000.
Deadline: Applications are due December 1, 2018.
The National School Library Program of the Year (NSLPY) Award, guided by the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library Programs, recognizes school library programs that meet the needs of the changing school and library environment. Exemplary school library programs ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information. These programs empower learners to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information.
Eligibility: Public, private, charter.
Prize: Grants of $10,000 are awarded.
Deadline: Online applications are due January 1, annually.