Community Innovation Grant
Description: Headwaters Foundation offers Community Innovation Grants thanks to a partnership with the Bush Foundation. Grants support communities to use problem solving processes that lead to more effective, equitable, and sustainable solutions. This grant allows communities to increase collective understanding of an issue, generate ideas, and/or test and implement solutions.
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New Majority Fund
Deadline: MArch 1
Description: The New Majority Fund supports organizations that are led by and for communities of color and use a community organizing approach to address root causes of injustice.
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Contact: Allison Johnson Heist, firstname.lastname@example.org
Fund Of The Sacred Circle
Opens: january 2020
Opens: February 2020
Deadline: Email for details
Area: Mpls Teachers
Descriptions: AchieveMpls manages several grants for MPS staff and classrooms that are funded by community donations, AchieveMpls discretionary funds and MPS staff through the We Give campaign.
Email : email@example.com
Deadline: October 7
Area: Classroom Projects
Descriptions: Assistance League of Minneapolis/St. Paul offers grants to teachers in the Minneapolis School District, the Richfield School District, and to teachers at Maxfield Elementary School and Riverview West Side School of Excellence in St. Paul.
MPLS Apply | St. Paul Apply | Richfield Apply
Deadline: December 2
Area: Saint Paul Teacher Grant
Descriptions: Through the Ecolab Foundation, grants are made to qualifying non-profit organizations in the St. Paul, MN area and U.S. Ecolab regional locations that align with our focus areas: Youth & Education, Civic & Community Development, Environment & Conservation, Arts & Culture.
Deadline: January 10
Area: Teaching & Learning Policy Change Initiatives
Descriptions: The Education Minnesota Foundation seeks to encourage and support broad-based efforts to effect meaningful, long-lasting change in the policies and practices that shape teaching and learning. Using innovative program designs and projects, and in partnership with those agents most likely to assist in driving these changes, the Foundation ultimately expects to positively impact the learning experiences of Minnesota students.
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Deadline: April 3
Area: Student Achievement
Descriptions: This application is intended for previous Classroom-Focused Grant recipients (formerly called Classroom Project and Classroom Technology) who wish to expand on their original objectives, and who have the potential to realize additional goals based on the learning and outcomes of their first grant. You may request up to $3,000.
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Deadline: December 6
Area: Student Achievement
Descriptions: Classroom-Focused Grants are intended for licensed personnel* who work with students and wish to improve their practice and student achievement. You may request up to $3,000 for a project you design now and implement in the upcoming school year. Preference is given to projects that address the needs of diverse students or students at risk of failure, involve partnerships, have measurable or observable outcomes, and are replicable.
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Deadline:November 1 & April 3
Descriptions: Established by his colleagues, friends, and staff, the Bruce Vento Science Educator Grant supports educators who teach science as part of their day and want to acquire and share new skills and knowledge; this grant may also fund equipment or materials needed in science classrooms.
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Descriptions: Have a crazy brilliant idea that needs funding? We award $1,000 grants every month. It couldn't be simpler! Your idea is yours alone. We don't want a stake in it. We just want to help you make it happen!
Deadline: December 15
Area: School Garden
Descriptions: Schools can design their own garden, enhance an existing garden, or better use an existing garden through the purchase of equipment, plants, or curriculum. This proposal invites you to use your creativity and knowledge about gardening to tailor the request for your specific needs.
Deadline: Applications accepted 3 times year
Area: Critical Thinking
Descriptions: The NEA Foundation believes public education should stimulate students’ curiosity and excitement about learning and help them become successful 21st-century global citizens.
Deadline: October 1
Area: School Field Trips
Descriptions: Some of the best learning opportunities happen outside the classroom. We're bringing students once-in-a-lifetime learning experiences through field trips they'll never forget.
Deadline: january 18
Area: Arts In Education
Descriptions: Operating Support provides general operating support to high quality, established arts organizations that produce, present, or exhibit works of art; to organizations that provide a broad range of services to artists; and to community arts schools and conservatories that make arts learning available to Minnesotans of all ages and abilities.