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Corporate Grants for Teachers

Corporate Grants for Teachers

These grants are related to large corporation or groups.


Best Buy

Technology Inspired Teaching Grant

> Level 1 – 1,300 K-12 schools will win a $2,000 Best Buy Gift Card

> Level 2 – 50 K-12 schools will win $10,000 in Best Buy Gift Cards

> Level 3 – 8 School districts will win a $100,000 Best Buy Spending Account


Let Me Play Fund

> Multiple $5000 awards for all those teams who tell us they face inequality in sports because they’re girls.

> Toshiba America Foundation Improving Science and Mathematics Education, One Classroom at a Time

>Grants $5,000 or less

>Decisions about grants under $5,000 are made on a rolling basis and applications are accepted throughout the year.

> Grants Larger than $5,000

> The Board of Directors approves large grant requests twice a year. Large grants are usually awarded in March and September. Applicants should submit their large grant proposals no later than either February 1st or August 1st.

ING Unsung Heroes

A+ Program Grants

> Each year, educators submit applications for an ING Unsung Heroes grant by describing projects they have initiated or would like to pursue. Each project is judged on its: 1)Innovative method, 2) Creativity,3) Ability to positively influence the students.

> $25,000 for first place; $10,000 for second place; and $5,000 for third place.


Book Grants Program

> The Scholastic Book Grants Program is a corporate in-kind giving initiative that provides high-quality reading materials to children in need. The Company’s goal is to ensure that each of its book donations has a significant impact on fostering literacy.

> Large-scale donations of 100,000 books or more are awarded to organizations, identified by Scholastic, that can demonstrate how they will creatively use the donation to meet children’s literacy needs.The issuing of these grants is directed by the Company and is not in response to unsolicited requests.

> Small-scale (unsolicited) donations of 500-1000 books are awarded to literacy organizations that operate under sections 170 © or 501 ©(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.

American Express

Cultural Heritage, Leadership and Community Service Grants

> Grants typically range from $7,500 to $250,000 Nonprofit organizations, schools and school districts that run school to work programs are eligible.


Community Grants

> Primary giving focus is education; strong interest in supporting K–12/higher education and community programs that deliver the kind of educational opportunities that all students will need to prepare themselves to succeed in the 21st century.

> Intel is also committed to the responsible use of natural resources, and funding for environmental programs will be considered.


Local Store Grants

> Supports programs that impact any of the following areas: Arts, Early Childhood Reading, Family Violence Prevention

> Average grant amount $1,000—$3,000


Build an Outdoor Classroom Grant

> Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation, International Paper and National Geographic Explorer! classroom magazine have partnered to create an outdoor classroom grant program to provide schools with additional resources to improve their science curriculum by engaging students in hands-on experiences outside the traditional classroom. All K-12 public schools in the United States are welcome to apply.

> This school year, the program will award grants up to $2,000 to at least 100 schools.

Trustmark Companies

Impact Educator Grant Program

> Through the IMPACT Educator Grant Program, your school can receive up to $1,000 for promoting healthy lifestyles through innovative educational programs.

BP America

A+ for Energy Grants

> Available to California and Texas K-12 teachers. The Program was developed by BP to recognize teachers for innovation and excellence in teaching energy and/or energy conservation in the classroom.

> $5,000-$10,000 grants awarded


Classroom Grants

> Bring your students together for a class project using Olympus digital cameras and Tool Factory’s project-building software.

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