Contests and other Opportunities for Teachers/Schools



State Farm: Company Grants
Online

State Farm is committed to meeting the needs of communities by giving in three areas: Safe Neighbors (safety), Strong Neighborhoods (community development), and Education Excellence (education). Maximum award: varies. Eligibility: nonprofit, 501(c)3 organizations; Canadian charitable organizations, educational institutions, and governmental entities. Deadline: October 31, 2010.
http://www.statefarm.com/about/part_spos/grants/cogrants.asp

grants_doc_july_10.pdf

Education Grants 2010-11: http://www.techlearning.com/article/31084

http://www.verizonfoundation.org/grant/index.shtml
http://www.weareteachers.com/web/corporate/microgrants


Grant Writing Tips:
http://smartgrantwriting.com/



Lego Grant Funding Tips and Newsletters
May 2010: Grant Funding Leads.pdf
Website

Pepsi Refresh Project
http://www.refresheverything.com/how-it-works
We're looking for people, businesses, and non-profits with ideas that will have a positive impact. Look around your community and think about how you want to change it.




"Enter to win the 21st Century Classroom and let your imagination run wireless"
Discovery Education and CDWG
http://cdwg.discoveryeducation.com/wawl/


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Information available on the US Department of Education site about grants http://www.ed.gov/fund/landing.jhtml

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Information about ARRA EETT 21st Century Classroom Grant and other information here: http://www.ade.state.az.us/technology/
21st Century Classroom Grant RFP http://www.azed.gov/technology/arra.asp
http://www.ade.state.az.us/technology/downloads/ARRA_EETT_21ST_CENTURY_CLASSROOM_GRANT_FAQs.pdf

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Information about Stimulus Funds: http://ui.asu.edu/stimulus/?page_id=198

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Do you have digital wish lists? Check out these grants from Olympus on the Tool Factory website: http://www.toolfactory.com/olympus_contest/

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Discovery Education's Parent Corner

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The George Lucas Educational Foundation Grant Information List
Excellent resources and links!

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LEGO® Education and LEGO Club are proud to offer your school the opportunity to share exclusive LEGO Club School Edition Magazines with your first-, second-, and third-grade students, for FREE!

The exclusive LEGO Club Magazines will be available to students in two versions.
LEGO Club Jr. Edition
is designed especially for first graders, and the LEGO Club Magazine- School Edition is for students in Grades 2-3. Both versions feature fun comics, activities, and building ideas designed around the underwater theme and focusing on basic reading, math, and critical -reasoning skills. In addition, exclusive LEGO Education Teacher's Guides will be sent with each LEGO Club Magazine order. The guides are filled with hands-on activities, classroom tidbits, and articles about how you can create a LEGO Smart classroom for your students! Explore the depths of the ocean with this FREE offer from LEGO Education and LEGO Club!

Visit www.LEGOeducation.us/MagazineRequest to submit your order today!

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Atomic Learning has a document with tips and tricks for writing grants:
grant tips and tricks_ebook.pdf

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Digital Storytelling - Department of Education
Department of Education would like to hear what students' (age 13 and older) thinking
in a 2-minute video. Winning entries here:
http://www.ed.gov/iamwhatilearn/index.html

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Norton Cyber Security Challenge
Beginning Oct 1, Symantec, makers of Norton security software, is offering
schools a chance to win $20K, $10K and $5K in cash prizes through its Norton
Cyber Security Challenge. Prizes will go to the schools with the most
registrations for its free parental control software, OnlineFamily.Norton.
Schools register here
: www.onlinefamily.norton.com/contest

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Turning Foundation Grant Opportunities
2009 Classroom Improvement Technology Grant


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NEA Grants to Educators -
http://www.neafoundation.org/pages/educators/grant-programs/

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More opportunities listed here:

http://edtech4az.wikispaces.com/Grants%2C+Awards+and+Other+Funding+Opportunities


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Grant opportunities presented by LEGO Education

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School 2.0 Toolkit
"The School 2.0 eToolkit is designed to help schools, districts , and communities develop a common education vision and explore how that vision can be supported by technology."

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AzTEA - Arizona Technology Educators Association - grants and other funding ideas
http://www.aztea.org/content/awards-grants
http://www.aztea.org/ifunding

aztealogo.jpg

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Wells Fargo Teacher Mini Grant - available for individual teachers

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Grants tips and other opportunities on the Maricopa County Superintendent of Schools website
http://www.maricopa.gov/Schools/EdSvcs/esgrants.aspx


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http://www.donorschoose.org/



  • Teachers ask for classroom project materials.
  • Someone chooses a project to bring to life.
  • Students learn and send thank yous with letters and photos.

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http://www.goodsearch.com/
Enter your charity or school and verify.
Search the web just as you normally would.
They donate to your cause for every search.


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http://www.bigdealbook.com/

Amazing resources for educators.


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