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					                                                                                        CIESE Funding Opportunities
                                                                                         Updated December 8, 2010

      Organization              URL              Alt URL        Prelim     Final      Amount                                    Info
     NSF - DR-K12       http://www.nsf.go    http://www.nsf.   11/05/10   01/06/11 Est. # of        Discovery Research K-12 funds research, development,
    Discovery           v/funding/pgm_su     gov/pubs/201                          Awards: 48       and evaluation activities through knowledge generation
    Research K-12       mm.jsp?pims_id=      0/nsf10610/ns                         with appro 12    and application to improve K-12 learning and teaching.
    (DR-K12)            500047&org=NS        f10610.htm                            Conference,      The program addresses this mission by funding activities
                        F&sel_org=NSF&                                             21               in three major areas:
                                                                                   and 15 Full-     Applied Research that supports three categories of
                                                                                   Scale projects   projects: Evaluative Studies of NSF-Funded Resources
    Department of       https://www.sbir.d                                01/06/11
    Security - SBIR

    Naval Research - http://www.navys                                     01/12/11

    NSF - BRIGE         http://www.nsf.go    http://www.nsf.              01/24/11    $5,000,000    With the goal of broadening participation to all engineers
    Broadening          v/funding/pgm_su     gov/pubs/201                                           including members from groups underrepresented in the
    Participation       mm.jsp?pims_id=      0/nsf10609/ns                                          engineering disciplines, the Directorate for Engineering
    Research            503160&org=NS        f10609.htm                                             (ENG) at NSF offers a research initiation grant funding
    Initiation Grants   F&sel_org=NSF&                                                              opportunity.
    in Engineering
    (BRIGE)                                                                                          These grants are intended to increase the diversity of
                                                                                                     researchers who apply for and receive ENG funding to
R   NSF – MRI           http://www.nsf.go http://www.nsf.                 01/27/11       Estimated   The Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) is
    Major Research      v/od/oia/program gov/pubs/200                                    Number of   designed to increase access to scientific and
    Instrumentation     s/mri/start.htm   9/nsf09502/ns                               Awards: 300 - engineering equipment for research and research
    Program                               f09502.htm                                    Anticipated  training in our Nation's organizations of higher education,
                                                                                     Funding Amount: research museums and non-profit research
                                                                                       $75,000,000 organizations. This program seeks to improve the quality
                                                                                                     and expand the scope of research and research training
R   NSF – IOS           http://www.nsf.go                                 02/02/11   10 to 30 -      The Innovation and Organizational Sciences (IOS)
    Innovation and      v/funding/pgm_su                                             estimated       program supports scientific research directed at
    Organizational      mm.jsp?pims_id=                                              number of new advancing understanding of innovation and
    Sciences            5378                                                         awards per year organizational phenomena. Levels of analysis may
                                                                                                     include (but are not limited to) individuals, groups and/or
                                                                                                     institutional arrangements. Disciplinary perspectives may
                                                                                                     include (but are not limited to) organization theory,

  Organization            URL             Alt URL         Prelim      Final       Amount                                        Info
Transforming      http://www.nsf.go   http://www.nsf.                03/11/11    $5,000,000        TSL combines interests and resources of separate
STEM Learning     v/funding/pgm_su    gov/pubs/201                                                 programs in the Division of Research on Learning in
(TSL)             mm.jsp?pims_id=     0/nsf10602/ns                                                Formal and Informal Settings (DRL) to explore the
                  503571              f10602.htm?or                                                opportunities and challenges implied by innovative
                                      g=NSF                                                        visions of the future for STEM learning. The TSL
                                                                                                   program invites interdisciplinary teams of STEM content
                                                                                                   specialists, experts in relevant technologies, STEM
                                                                                                   formal and informal education specialists, researchers
NSF – GSE         http://www.nsf.go   http://www.nsf.     02/09/11   03/22/11      $6,000,000      The program seeks to broaden the participation of girls
Gender in         v/funding/pgm_su    gov/pubs/201                              for new grants     and women in all fields of science, technology,
Science,          mm.jsp?pims_id=     0/nsf10516/ns                               in all tracks,   engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education by
Technology,       5475                f10516.htm                                     pending       supporting research, dissemination of research, and
Engineering &                                                                    availability of   extension services in education that will lead to a larger
Mathematics                                                                        funds. 20 -     and more diverse domestic science and engineering
Education                                                                        25 Grants will    workforce. Typical projects will contribute to the
                                                                                    be funded      knowledge base addressing gender-related differences
                                                                                                   in learning and in the educational experiences that affect
NSF-TUES                              http://www.nsf.go              05/27/11 70 to 75 Type        The Transforming Undergraduate choice of in Science,
                                                                                                   student interest, performance, andEducation careers;
Transforming      v/funding/pgm_su    v/pubs/2010/nsf1                          1 awards -         Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (TUES)
Undergraduate                         0544/                          Anticipated        program seeks to improve the quality of science,
                  mm.jsp?pims_id=     m
Education in      5741                                                           Funding           technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Science,                                                                         Amount:           education for all undergraduate students. This
Technology,                                                                    $35,800,000         solicitation especially encourages projects that have the
Engineering and                                                                through this        potential to transform undergraduate STEM education,
Mathematics                                                                   solicitation for     for example, by bringing about widespread adoption of
                                                                                 new and           classroom practices that embody understanding of how
                                                                                 ongoing           students learn most effectively. Thus transferability and
                                                                                 awards,           dissemination are critical aspects for projects developing
                                                                                 pending           instructional materials and methods and should be
NSF – CISE        http://www.nsf.go   http://www.nsf.                08/03/11 availability of
                                                                                Estimated          The Computer and Information Science and More
                                                                                                   considered throughout the project's lifetime. Engineering
CISE Combined     v/funding/pgm_su    gov/pubs/200                                Number of        (CISE) Computing Research Infrastructure program
Research and      mm.jsp?pims_id=     8/nsf08570/ns                              Awards: 6 to      supports the acquisition, development, enhancement,
Curriculum        12810&org=CISE      f08570.htm                                      9            and operation of research infrastructure that enables
Development       &from=fund                                                     Anticipated       discovery, learning, and innovation in all computing fields
and Educational                                                                    Funding         supported by CISE. Supported infrastructure includes
Innovation                                                                         Amount:         instrumentation needed by a few research or research
Program (CRI)                                                                    $3,000,000        and education projects, major experimental facilities for

     Organization              URL            Alt URL          Prelim    Final         Amount                                    Info
    NSF - S-STEM       http://www.nsf.go   http://www.nsf.go            08/11/11       Est # of      This program makes grants to institutions of higher
    Scholarships in    v/funding/pgm_su    v/pubs/2009/nsf0                         Awards: 110      education to support scholarships for academically
    Science,                               9567/                          Anticipated     talented, financially needy students, enabling them to
                       mm.jsp?pims_id=     m
    Technology,        5257                                                            Funding       enter the workforce following completion of an associate,
    Engineering, and                                                                   Amount:       baccalaureate, or graduate level degree in science and
    Mathematics                                                                     $50,000,000      engineering disciplines. Grantee institutions are
                                                                                    for FY 2006      responsible for selecting scholarship recipients, reporting
R   NSF- REU           http://www.nsf.go   http://www.nsf.               08/24/11 170-200 Awards.    The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
    Research           v/funding/pgm_su    gov/pubs/200                           $35,000,000        program supports active research participation by
    Experiences for    mm.jsp?pims_id=     9/nsf09598/ns                          including both     undergraduate students in any of the areas of research
    Undergraduates     5517&from=fund      f09598.htm                             Supplements and    funded by the National Science Foundation. REU
                                                                                  Sites, pending     projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing
                                                                                  availability of    research programs or in research projects designed
C   NSF - ATE          http://www.nsf.go   http://www.nsf.              10/20/11 funds
                                                                                     Estimated       especially for the purpose. Thiscolleges, the Advanced
                                                                                                     With an emphasis on two-year solicitation features two
    Advanced           v/funding/pgm_su    gov/pubs/201                              Number of       Technological Education (ATE) program focuses on the
    Technological      mm.jsp?pims_id=     0/nsf10539/ns                           Awards: 60 -      education of technicians for the high-technology fields
    Education          5464                f10539.htm                                Anticipated     that drive our nation's economy. The program involves
                                                                                       Funding       partnerships between academic institutions and
                                                                                       Amount:       employers to promote improvement in the education of
C   NSF – RET          http://www.nsf.go   http://www.nsf.                          $39,000,000
                                                                                     Estimated       science and engineering technicians at the
                                                                                                     The Directorate for Engineering (ENG), Research
    RESEARCH           v/funding/pgm_su    gov/pubs/200                              Number of       Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering program
    EXPERIENCES        mm.jsp?pims_id=     7/nsf07557/ns                            Awards: 5 -      supports the active involvement of K-12 teachers and
    FOR                5736                f07557.htm                                 $500,000       community college faculty in engineering research in
    TEACHERS                                                                         maximum         order to bring knowledge of engineering and
                                                                                      total for a    technological innovation into their classrooms. The goal
    NSF - REESE                            http://www.nsf.go                       duration of up
                                                                                  $30,000,000        is to Division of long-term collaborative in Formal and
                                                                                                     The help build Research on Learning partnerships
    Research and       v/funding/pgm_su    v/pubs/2010/nsf1                        pending           Informal Settings (DRL) in the Directorate for Education
    Evaluation on                          0586/                        availability of   and Human Resources (EHR) of the National Science
                       mm.jsp?pims_id=     m                                       funds.
    Education in       13667&org=NSF                                                                 Foundation (NSF) supports basic and applied research
    Science and        &sel_org=NSF&fr                                                               and evaluation that enhances science, technology,
    Engineering                                                                                      engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning and
    NSF - STTR         om=fund
                       http://www.nsf.go   http://www.nsf.
    Small Business     v/funding/pgm_su    gov/pubs/201
    Innovation         mm.jsp?pims_id=     0/nsf10590/ns
    Research and       5527                f10590.htm
    Small Business

      Organization            URL            Alt URL         Prelim   Final       Amount                               Info
    NSF-ISE                              http://www.nsf.                                  The ISE program invests in projects that develop and
                                                                              50 awards. It
    Informal Science                     gov/pubs/200                                     implement informal learning experiences designed to
                                                                               is anticipated
    Education                            9/nsf09553/ns                               that increase interest, engagement, and understanding of
                                         f09553.htm?g                                     science, technology, engineering, and mathematics
                                         ovDel=USNSF                                      (STEM) by individuals of all ages and backgrounds, as
                                                                                 35 Project
                                                                                          well as projects that advance knowledge and practice of
                                                                                  grants, 5
R   NSF - SBIR -       http://www.nsf.go http://www.nsf.                           to 250
                                                                              170Planning informal science education. stimulate may target either
                                                                                          The SBIR/STTR Programs Projects technological
    Small Business     v/funding/pgm_su gov/pubs/201                          (pending    innovation in the private sector, by strengthening the role
    Innovation         mm.jsp?pims_id= 0/nsf10607/ns                          availability of
                                                                                          of small business concerns in meeting Federal research
    Research and       503361            f10607.htm                           funds).     and development needs, increasing the commercial
    Small Business                                                            Anticipated application of federally supported research results, and
    Technology                                                                Funding Amount:
                                                                                          fostering and encouraging participation by socially and
    NSF - STEP         http://www.nsf.go   http://www.nsf.                    $25,000,000 for
                                                                                          economically disadvantaged persons and women-owned
                                                                                          The Science, Technology, Engineering, and
    Science,           v/funding/pgm_su    gov/pubs/200                                   Mathematics Talent Expansion Program (STEP) seeks
    Technology,        mm.jsp?pims_id=     8/nsf08569/ns                                  to increase the number of students (U.S. citizens or
    Engineering, and   5488                f08569.htm                                     permanent residents) receiving associate or
    Mathematics                                                                           baccalaureate degrees in established or emerging fields
    Talent Expansion
    U.S. Dept. http://ies.ed.g                    $100,000 to within science, technology, engineering, and grants
                                                                                          Through its Education Technology research
    of Education       unding/             ov/funding/fut                     $1,200,000  program, the Institute intends to support research on
    National Center                        ureComp.asp                                    education technology tools that are designed to provide
    for Educational                                                                       or support instruction in reading, writing, mathematics, or
    Research                                                                              science (including pre-reading, pre-writing, early
                                                                                          mathematics, and early science) or to provide
                                                                                          professional development for teachers related to
                                                                                          instruction in reading, writing, mathematics, or science.
                                                                                          The Institute intends to contribute to improvement of
                                                                                          reading, writing, mathematics, and science learning by
    Dept. of  http://www2.e                        Number of   The Comprehensive Program is the central grant
    Education          /programs/fipseco                      New Awards: competition of the Fund for the Improvement of
    (FIPSE) -          mp/applicant.html on/FedRegiste                        36 Average Postsecondary Education (FIPSE). The competition is
    Comprehensive                        r/announceme                         New Award: designed to support innovative reform projects that hold
    Program                              nts/2010-                            $759,000    promise as models for the resolution of important issues
                                                                                          and problems in postsecondary education.

    NSF - ITEST        http://www.nsf.go   http://www.nsf.                    $15 million for   Information technologies are integral to both the
    Information        v/funding/pgm_su    gov/pubs/200                       20-25 awards      workplace and everyday activities of most Americans.
    Technology         mm.jsp?pims_id=     9/nsf09506/ns                        over three      They are part of how people learn, how they interact with
    Experiences for    5467                f09506.htm                             years         each other and information, and how they represent and
    Students and                                                                                understand their world. Attaining a basic understanding
    Teachers                                                                                    of these technologies and mastery of essential technical
     Organization                URL             Alt URL        Prelim   Final      Amount                                         Info
    NSF - Robert         http://www.nsf.go   http://www.nsf.                       Estimated           The Robert Noyce Scholarship program seeks to
    Noyce                v/funding/pgm_su    gov/pubs/201                          Number of           encourage talented science, technology, engineering,
    Scholarships         mm.jsp?pims_id=     0/nsf10514/ns                        Awards: 8 to         and mathematics majors and professionals to become K-
                         5733                f10514.htm                                10              12 mathematics and science teachers. The program
                                                                                  Anticipated          provides funds to institutions of higher education to
                                                                                    Funding            support scholarships, stipends, and programs for
                                                                                    Amount:            students who commit to teaching in high need K-12
                                                                                  $4,000,000           schools.

    NSF - MSP Math       http://www.nsf.go   http://www.nsf.                     8 including up        The Math and Science Partnership (MSP) program is a
    and Science          v/funding/pgm_su    gov/pubs/200                        to three RETA         major research and development effort that supports
    Partnership          mm.jsp?pims_id=     9/nsf09507/ns                            awards,          innovative partnerships to improve K-12 student
    Program              5756&org=NSF        f09507.htm                              pending           achievement in mathematics and science. MSP projects
                                                                                  availability of      are expected to both raise the achievement levels of all
                                                                                       funds.          students and significantly reduce achievement gaps in
R   NSF - ERC            http://www.nsf.go   http://www.nsf.                         Estimated         The new ERC will have a stronger focus on combining fundamental
    Engineering          v/funding/pgm_su    gov/pubs/200                            Number of         research and research and education focused on innovation. The
    Research             mm.jsp?pims_id=     9/nsf09545/ns                           Awards: 5         innovation focus will support small firms engaged in translational
    Centers              5502                f09545.htm                           $16,250,000 is       research within the ERC's research program to speed innovation and
                                                                                   expected to be      expose students to the innovation process. Partnerships will include
    NSF-NSDL             http://www.nsf.go   http://www.nsf.                        available to
                                                                                 Est. # of Awards:     Building government, or academic programs designed to stimulate
                                                                                                       state, localon work supported under the multi-agency
    National             v/funding/pgm_su    gov/pubs/200                         16 to 22 - (1 to 2   Digital Libraries Initiative, this program aims to establish
    Science,             mm.jsp?pims_id=     9/nsf09531/ns                        Pathways; 15 to      a national digital library that will constitute an online
    Technology,          5487                f09531.html                                 20            network of learning environments and resources for
    Engineering, and                                                               Supplements).       science, technology, engineering, and mathematics
    Mathematics                                                                      Anticipated       (STEM) education at all levels. The program has three
    Dept. of      http://www.ed.                          Est. # of         Purpose of Program: To provide grants or enter into
    Education            /programs/fipsen    gov/about/offic                       Awards: 10          cooperative agreements to improve postsecondary
    (FIPSE)              ortham/applicant.   es/list/ope/fips                       Estimated          education opportunities by focusing on problem areas or
    Program for          html                e/index.html                           Range of           improvement approaches in postsecondary education.
    North American                                                                   Awards:           Priority: Under this competition, we are particularly
    Mobility in Higher                                                               $25,000-          interested in applications that address the following
    Education                                                                         30,000           priority.

   Organization          URL           Alt URL                 Prelim   Final     Amount                                    Info
C USDOE - RTT http://www.ed.                                              The Ready to Teach program supports two types of
  Ready To Teach /programs/readyt gov/programs/                                                competitive grants to nonprofit telecommunications
                        each/ readyteach/in                                        entities: (a) grants to carry out a national
                        ml                dex.html                                             telecommunications-based program to improve teaching
                                                                                               in core curriculum areas; and (b) digital educational
                                                                                               programming grants that enable eligible entities to
C   US-DOE                                            25 awards     develop, produce, and distribute innovative educational
                                                                                               The purpose of this program is to provide grants to
    Teacher Quality     /programs/heatqp                                         $500,000-     promote improvements in the quality of new teachers,
    Enhancement         /applicant.html                                          $2,000,000    with the ultimate goal of increasing student achievement
    Grants                                                                                     in the nation's K-12 classrooms. Partnership grants are
    Office of                                                                                  designed to promote significant improvements in teacher
    NSF - GEO           http://www.nsf.go http://www.nsf.                       Est # of       Through its Geoscience Teacher Training K-12
                                                                                               education by strengthening the vital role of(GEO-Teach)
    Teach            v/funding/pgm_su gov/pubs/200                              Awards: 1 toprogram, the Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) at the
    Geoscience       mm.jsp?pims_id= 6/nsf06526/ns                              3-          National Science Foundation (NSF) will support projects
    Teacher Training 5188&org=NSF&f f06526.htm                                  $15,000,000 designed to improve the quality of geoscience
                        rom=fund                                                (over a fiveinstruction, primarily at middle and high school levels.
                                                                                year period)GEO-Teach projects will provide teachers with easy
                                                                                            access to high-quality curricular materials as well as the
    NSF- CI-TEAMS       http://www.nsf.go    http://www.nsf.                    $10,000,000 current state of knowledge, and will implement pre-
                                                                                            New information, communication, and computational
    Cyberinfrastructu   v/funding/pgm_su     gov/pubs/200                            to     technologies have had profound impacts on the practice
    re Training,        mm.jsp?pims_id=      7/nsf07564/ns                      $12,150,000 of science and engineering. Linked to create a
    Education,          12782&from=fun       f07564.htm                                     comprehensive cyberinfrastructure, the systems, tools,
    Advancement,        d                                                                   and services emerging from these new technologies are
    and Mentoring                                                                           enabling individuals, groups, and organizations to
    Gates               http://nextgenlear

Last Offered or Annual Submission
Last Offered January 7, 2010

Last offered: May 11, 2010 - June 24, 2010

Last offered: May 19, 2010 - June 23, 2010

Last offered February 25, 2010

Annual Submissions Pending the availability of
funds, it is anticipated that MRI program deadlines
will occur on the fourth Thursday in January
annually thereafter

Annual Submissions Due February 2nd &
September 3rd

Last Offered or Annual Submission
March 11, 2011

March 09, 2012

Letter of Intent:
Second Wednesday in February, Annually

Full Proposal:
Fourth Tuesday in March, Annually

Full Proposal Deadline Date: May 27, 2011

For Type 1 submitting organizations located in
states N through W

Annual Competitions - First Wednesday in August,
Annually Thereafter

Last Offered or Annual Submission
Full Proposal Deadline - August 11, 2011

August 24, 2011 & Fourth Wednesday in August
annually thereafter

Full Proposal Deadline(s):

October 20, 2011
October 18, 2012

Annual Submissions Due on Third Monday in

November 15, 2010

Last offered: November 17, 2010

Last Offered or Annual Submission
Last Offered: November 18, 2010

Last offered: December 03, 2010

Full Proposal Deadline(s) (due by 5 p.m. proposer's
local time):

September 28, 2010

LOI: July 19, 2010

Proposal: September 16, 2010

Last competition: July 29, 2010

Last offered 1/19/10

Last Offered or Annual Submission
Last offered: March 10, 2010 - Teaching
Fellowship/Master Teaching Fellowship Proposals
April 07, 2010 - Innovation through Institutional

Last offered: August 8, 2009

Last offered: February 9, 2010

Last offered 5/26/10

Last offered January 27, 2010

Last Offered or Annual Submission
Last offered April 15, 2010

Last offered June 26, 2009

Last Offered - Required LoI 02/15/06 & Full
Proposal Due on 04/17/06

Last Offered April 27, 2010

Check for Wave 2 Which should be the K-12 grant
submissions but let them know any time the listing is

                                                               Archived Funding Opportunities

       Organization            URL          Alt URL   Prelim   Final      Amount                                                           Info                                                  Last Offered or Annual
    NSF – BEE             http://www.nsf.                               30 planning The Bridges for Engineering Education (BEE) Planning Grants solicitation is a                                This has been archived
    Bridges for           gov/pubs/2003/                               grants of up to collaborative effort between the Directorate for Engineering (ENG) and the                                and will not be offered any
                          nsf03561/nsf03                               $100,000 each Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR). This program
    Engineering                                                                              provides an opportunity for institutions to compete for planning grants to                          longer
    Education             561.htm                                                            develop proposals that improve:
    No Longer Active                                                                         The engineering content in K-12 education.
    Marked for deletion                                                                      The pedagogy in undergraduate engineering.
                                                                                             Engineering technology degree programs.

R   NSF – DLR             http://www.nsf.                              Estimated Number      The Grants for the Department-Level Reform of Undergraduate Engineering Education                   Last offered March 11,
                          gov/funding/pg                                of Awards: 26 An     solicitation provides an opportunity for institutions to compete for planning and implementation
    Grants for the                                                                                                                                                                               2005
                                                                            estimated 20     grants to assist departmental and larger units in:
    Department-Level      m_summ.jsp?pi                                                                                                                                                          This is now Archieved as
                          ms_id=5462&or                                    planning and 6
    Reform of                                                            implementation.
                                                                                             Engaging faculty in the scholarship of learning and teaching on a department wide basis,            of 10-5-05
    Undergraduate         g=EEC                                                              Developing, implementing, assessing and disseminating comprehensive plans to reformulate,
                                                                                             streamline and update engineering degree programs,
    Engineering                                                         Funding Amount:      Developing, implementing, assessing department wide transformational change of student
    Education                                                             $8,000,000. 20     learning experiences,
    No Longer Active                                                   planning grants of    Incorporating Service Learning opportunities into engineering programs,
                                                                          $100,000 each      Meeting the emerging workforce and educational needs of U.S. industry, and
    Marked for deletion
                                                                                and 6        Incorporating methods for integration of research and teaching.
                                                                          implementation     This solicitation is a collaborative effort between the Directorate for Engineering (ENG) and the
                                                                           grants of up to   Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR).

R   NSF - NSEE            http://www.nsf.                                16 awards           This solicitation continues a comprehensive effort on the part of the National                      Last offered on April 6,
                                                                         $7,500,000          Science Foundation (NSF) to enhance formal and informal education in
    Nanoscale Science     gov/funding/pg                                                                                                                                                         2005
                                                                        total funding,       nanoscale science, engineering, and technology. Its goals are to develop
    and Engineering       m_summ.jsp?pi                                                      strong partnerships linking science educators with nanoscale science and
                                                                           per year,
    Education             ms_id=6669&or                                                      engineering researchers, and to increase knowledge of advances in
    Currently Funded,     g=NSF                                                              nanoscale research and technology and their impact on society.
                                                                        availability of
    but No Longer                                                         funds and
    Receiving                                                              quality of
       Organization            URL             Alt URL       Prelim   Final     Amount                                                         Info                                                    Last Offered or Annual
    NSF-ITR               http://www.nsf.                                     $90,000,000         In FY 2004, the Information Technology Research (ITR) Program is focusing                            Required LoI 1/14/04 &
                          gov/funding/pg                                                          on Information Technology Research in support of National Priorities, where
    Information                                                                                   National Priorities are defined as: Advances in Science and Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Full Proposal Due on
    Technology            m_summ.jsp?pi                                                           (ASE); Economic Prosperity and Vibrant Civil Society (ECS); and National and                         2/24/04
    Research for          ms_id=5524                                                              Homeland Security (NHS). Today, networks link people, software, hardware,
                                                                                                  computational resources and data archives, and they enable unprecedented
    National Priorities                                                                           communications, coordination and collaboration among them. Powerful
    Currently Funded,                                                                             distributed applications enable new forms of scientific research by collecting,
    but No Longer                                                                                 disseminating, and analyzing observational or experimental data, or data from
                                                                                                  models or simulations. Other powerful applications include the networked
    Receiving                                                                                     services essential to our daily lives, such as cell phones, email, banking
    Proposals                                                                                     systems, transportation systems, critical infrastructures, distributed inventory
                                                                                                  control systems, and modern environmental observing systems. New
                                                                                                  knowledge is needed to improve the design, use, behavior, and stability of
                                                                                                  these widely distributed systems.

R   NSF - AGEP            http://www.nsf.   http://www.nsf                      3 to 6 Awards     The Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) program is intended to             Required LoI Due May 17,
                          gov/funding/pg    .gov/pubs/200                        $6,000,000       increase significantly the number of domestic students receiving doctoral degrees in the
    Alliances For                                                                                                                                                                                      2004       Full Due July
                                                                                   pending        sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), with special emphasis on those
    Graduate              m_summ.jsp?pi     4/nsf04575/ns                                                                                                                                              26, 2004
                                                                                availability of   population groups underrepresented in these fields (i.e., African Americans, Hispanics, American
    Education And The     ms_id=5474        f04575.htm                                            Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders). In addition, AGEP is          Currently Funded, but No
                                                                              funds in FY 2004
    Professoriate                                                                                 particularly interested in increasing the number of minorities who will enter the professoriate in   Longer Receiving
                                                                                                  these disciplines. Specific objectives of the AGEP program are (1) to develop and implement
    *CURRENTLY                                                                                    innovative models for recruiting, mentoring, and retaining minority students in STEM doctoral
    LISTED AS                                                                                     programs, and (2) to develop effective strategies for identifying and supporting underrepresented
    ARCHIVED                                                                                      minorities who want to pursue academic careers.
       Organization            URL          Alt URL   Prelim   Final     Amount                                                 Info                                        Last Offered or Annual
C   NSF - IERI            http://www.nsf.                              Estimated           The Interagency Education Research Initiative (IERI) is a collaborative effort   Required LoI 3/1/06 & Full
                                                                       Number of           jointly sponsored by the National Science Foundation, the Institute of
    Interagency           gov/funding/pg                                                                                                                                    Proposals Due on 4/7/06
                                                                       Awards: 11 to       Education Sciences in the U.S. Department of Education (see
    Education             m_summ.jsp?pi                                          , and the National
                                                                       13 - 1 scaling
    Research Initiative   ms_id=5486                                                       Institute of Child Health and Human Development in the National Institutes of
                                                                       award at up to
                                                                                           Health (see In FY 2004
    *CURRENTLY                                                         a total of $6       the IERI grant competition will be managed separately by each agency. The
    LISTED AS                                                          million for 5       National Science Foundation invites proposals for research projects that will
                                                                       years, and 10       investigate the effectiveness of interventions designed to improve student
                                                                       to 12               learning and achievement in preK-12 science and/or preK-12 mathematics
                                                                       Contextual          with an emphasis on middle and high school. Technology should be a part of
                                                                       Awards for up       the intervention or used in an essential manner in the analysis of the
                                                                       to a total of $2    intervention.
                                                                       million up to 5
    NSF-IMD               http://www.nsf.                                 Estimated        The Instructional Materials Development (IMD) program includes three             Last offered: Prelim -
                                                                          Number of        components: Instructional Materials for Students -- supports the creation and
    Instructional         gov/funding/pg                                                                                                                                    7/14/05 & Full - 3/13/06
                                                                         Awards: 10 to     substantial revision of comprehensive curricula and supplemental instructional
    Materials             m_summ.jsp?pi                                                    materials that are research-based; enhance classroom instruction, preK-12;
                                                                        15 Anticipated
    Development           ms_id=5468                                                       and reflect standards for science, mathematics, and technology education
                                                                                           developed by national professional organizations. Assessment -- supports the
    *CURRENTLY                                                             Amount:         creation of tools for assessing student learning that are tied to nationally
    LISTED AS                                                            $10,000,000       developed standards and reflect the most current thinking on how students
                                                                            pending        learn mathematics and science. Projects can also focus on assistance to
                                                                         availability of   schools and districts in implementing new assessments. Applied Research --
                                                                             funds,        supports the research for development of the IMD program and projects;
                                                                        including up to    provides evidence for the effectiveness of materials and feedback for
                                                                        $5,000,000 for     strengthening the portfolio; and identifies possible new directions in
                                                                            Applied        instructional materials and assessment.

C   NSF - TPC             http://www.nsf.                               Estimated          The Teacher Professional Continuum (TPC) program addresses critical issues       Preliminary Proposal Due
                                                                        Number of          and infrastructure needs regarding the recruitment, preparation, induction,
    Teacher               gov/funding/pg                                                                                                                                    Date(s) (required): May
                                                                       Awards: 25 to       retention, and life-long development of K-12 science, technology, engineering,
    Professional          m_summ.jsp?pi                                                    and mathematics (STEM) teachers. Its goals are to improve the quality and        31, 2005
                                                                           35 -
    Continuum             ms_id=12785                                                      coherence of teacher learning experiences across the continuum through           Full Proposal Deadline(s)
                                                                                           research that informs teaching practice and the development of innovative
    *CURRENTLY                                                           Funding           resources for the professional development of K-12 STEM teachers. The
                                                                                                                                                                            (due by 5 p.m. proposer's
    LISTED AS                                                            Amount:           program supports Research Studies, Resources for Professional                    local time):
                                                                       $28,000,000         Development, and Conferences and Symposia.                                       September 16, 2005
                                                                         FY 2005
       Organization            URL              Alt URL       Prelim      Final        Amount                                              Info                                          Last Offered or Annual
    NSF - Sensor and     http://www.nsf.                                            Anticipated        The National Science Foundation (NSF), through the Directorate for                Last offered March 03,
    Sensor Networks      gov/funding/pg                                             Funding Amount:    Engineering, the Directorate for Geosciences, and the Office of Polar
                                                                                    $25,000,000 - up   Programs, announces a broad interdisciplinary program of research and
    *CURRENTLY           m_summ.jsp?pi                                                                 education in the area of advanced sensor development. This solicitation seeks
                         ms_id=5394                                                 to 40 awards
    LISTED AS                                                                                          to advance fundamental knowledge in engineering of materials, concepts and
                                                                                                       designs for new sensors; networked sensor systems in a distributed
    ARCHIVED                                                                                           environment; terrestrial, atmospheric, and aquatic environmental analysis; the
                                                                                                       integration of sensors into engineered systems; and the interpretation and use
                                                                                                       of sensor data in decision-making processes. The Directorate for
                                                                                                       Mathematical and Physical Sciences, the Directorate for Education and
                                                                                                       Human Resources, and the Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic
                                                                                                       Sciences plan to participate in the reviews and identify proposals of mutual
                                                                                                       interest and may provide co-funding for programs of high quality that meet
                                                                                                       their programmatic requirements.

                                                                                                       Please note that this is a much narrower solicitation than its predecessor, NSF
                                                                                                       04-522. Proposals outside the scope of the topical areas described in this
                                                                                                       solicitation are subject to return without review.

    NSF - ROLE           http://www.nsf.                      12/11/07   01/10/08     Estimated        The ROLE program seeks to capitalize on important                                 Annual Submissions LoI
    Research on          gov/pubs/2005/                                              Number of         developments across a wide range of fields related to human                       due December 11th of
    Learning and         nsf05529/nsf05                                             Awards: 10 to      learning and to STEM education. It supports research across a                     each year and Proposal
    Education            529.htm                                                       20 $12          continuum that includes (1) the biological basis of human                         due January 10th
                                                                                    million for the    learning; (2) behavioral, cognitive, affective and social aspects
                                                                                         ROLE          of STEM learning; (3) STEM learning in formal and informal
                                                                                     competition       educational settings; (4) STEM Policy research; and (5) The
                                                                                                       diffusion of STEM innovations. The ROLE Program aims to
                                                                                                       advance the knowledge base within and across the intersections
                                                                                                       of these multidisciplinary areas. It encourages projects that
                                                                                                       reconcile and integrate basic research and educational practice,
                                                                                                       and generate hypotheses from one disciplinary area that can be
                                                                                                       tested and refined in another.

C   US-DOE               http://www.ed.g     http://www.ed.                         Est. Range:        The purpose of this program is to identify effective strategies for Last competition: 7/26/06
    IES - Institute of   ov/about/offices    gov/programs/                          $100,000 to        improving the performance of teachers in ways that lead to
    Education Sciences   /list/ies/program   tqmath/applica                         $1,200,000         increases in students' mathematics and science learning, and to
    Teacher Quality --   s.html              nt.html                                (These             develop practical assessments of teacher knowledge and
    Mathematics and                                                                 estimates are      validate these assessments against measures of student
    Science Research                                                                annual             performance. Through this program, the Institute will support
                                                                                    amounts.)          research on the development and evaluation of teacher
                                                                                                       preparation programs, teacher professional development
                                                                                                       programs, and assessments of teacher knowledge.
       Organization          URL             Alt URL       Prelim   Final     Amount                                       Info                                   Last Offered or Annual
    NSF - PFI                             http://www.nsf                     Estimated       The goals of the Partnerships for Innovation Program are to: 1) Last Offered on 8/3/06
    Partners for                          .gov/funding/p                     Number of       stimulate the transformation of knowledge created by the
    Innovation                            gm_summ.jsp                       Awards: 15 to    national research and education enterprise into innovations that
                                          ?pims_id=526                          25 -         create new wealth, build strong local, regional and national
                                          1                                  Anticipated     economies and improve the national well-being; 2) broaden the
                                                                              Funding        participation of all types of academic institutions and all citizens
                                                                              Amount:        in NSF activities to more fully meet the broad workforce needs
                                                                            $9,000,000 in    of the national innovation enterprise; and 3) catalyze or enhance
                                                                               FY2005        enabling infrastructure necessary to foster and sustain
                                                                                             innovation in the long-term. To develop a set of ideas for
                                                                                             pursuing these goals, this competition will support 15-25
                                                                                             promising partnerships among academe, state/local/federal
                                                                                             government and the private sector that will explore new
                                                                                             approaches to support and sustain innovation.

    NSF - AYS           http://www.nsf.                                        Est. # of     NSF seeks to support NSFAYS Projects that will create,               1st Competition: 5/31/06
    Academies for Young gov/funding/pg                                      Awards: 17 to    implement, evaluate, and disseminate effective models to attract     LoI $ 6/30/06 Full
    Scientists (NSFAYS) m_summ.jsp?pi                                       19 - including   K-8 students to, prepare them for, and retain them in science,       Proposal due
                        ms_id=13677&                                           16 to 18      technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines,
                        org=NSF&from                                          NSFAYS         leading to an increase in the pool of students continuing in
                        =fund                                               Projects (max    STEM coursework in high school and considering careers in
                                                                              $800,000       STEM fields. Models must be built on sustainable partnerships
                                                                              each) & 1      of formal and informal education providers, business/industry,
                                                                              NSFAYS         and Colleges of Education. The Foundation solicits highly
                                                                             Research &      innovative projects that expose students to innovative out-of-
                                                                             Eval Center     school time (OST) learning experiences that demonstrate
                                                                                 (max        effective synergies with in-school curricula, and take full
                                                                            $1,400,000).     advantage of the special attributes of each educational setting in
                                                                                             synergistic ways. Projects should structure highly motivational
                                                                                             experiences for students while providing essential STEM
                                                                                             preparation. Professional development for classroom teachers
                                                                                             and OST education providers will be critical to the success of
                                                                                             NSFAYS Projects. The portfolio of NSFAYS Projects is intended
                                                                                             to explore a variety of implementation models in urban, rural and
                                                                                             suburban settings representing diverse student populations.
C   Upward Bound Math- http://www.ed.                                                        The portfolio is projects, to strengthen the should inform NSF
                                                                                             This program of designed taken as a whole, math and science          ARCHIVED
    Science (USDOE)    gov/programs/                                                         skills of participating students. The goal of the program is to
                        triomathsci/ap                                                       help students recognize and develop their potential to excel in
                        plicant.html                                                         math and science and encourages them to pursue
  Organization         URL           Alt URL       Prelim   Final     Amount                                     Info                            Last Offered or Annual
NSF - GK12        http://www.nsf   http://www.n                        25 new         This program supports fellowships and associated training that ARCHIVED
GRADUATE          .gov/funding/p                       awards,        enable graduate students in NSF- supported science,
TEACHING          gm_summ.jsp      008/nsf0855                       depending        technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines to
FELLOWS IN K-12   ?pims_id=547     6/nsf08556.h                       upon the        acquire additional skills that will broadly prepare them for
EDUCATION         2&from=fund      tm                                 quality of      professional and scientific careers in the 21st century. Through
                                                                      proposals       interactions with teachers in K-12 schools, graduate students
                                                                          and         can improve communication and teaching skills while enriching
                                                                    availability of   STEM instruction in K-12 schools. In addition, the GK-12
                                                                         funds.       program provides institutions of higher education with an
                                                                    $16,000,000       opportunity to make a permanent change in their graduate
                                                                    approximatel      programs by including partnerships with K-12 schools in a
                                                                    y in FY 2008      manner that is of mutual benefit to their faculties and students.
                                                                      (pending        Expected outcomes include improved communication, teaching
                                                                    availability of   and team building skills for the Fellows; professional
                                                                        funds).       development opportunities for K-12 teachers; enriched learning
                                                                                      for K-12 students; and strengthened partnerships between
                                                                                      institutions of higher education and local school districts.
                                                                                     Private Organizations

Organization              URL                                Preliminary Final                 Amount Info

*American Association                    Aug. 1, 2009 -      $5,000-   Community Action Grants provide seed money for a clearly defined
of University Women       wships_grants/community_ac                       Jan. 15, 2010       $10,000   activity that must be innovative, community-based and related to
                          tion.cfm                                                                       education and equity for women and girls. Deadline: January 15.
                                                                                                         Contact information: Telephone (310) 337-1716, ext. 192; URL

American Honda                                                     The American Honda Foundation provides grants in the fields of youth
Foundation                merica/philanthropy.aspx?id=                                                   education and scientific education to the following:
                          ahf                                                                            Educational institutions, K-12; accredited higher education institutions
                                                                                                         (colleges and universities); community colleges and vocational or trade
                                                                                                         schools; scholarship and fellowship programs at selected colleges
Annenberg Foundation http://www.annenbergfoundat letters of              There are no                    and/or universities or through selected national, non-profitwithin its grant-
                                                                                                         The Annenberg Foundation provides support for projects
                               inquiry at all          deadlines. After                making interests of education, culture, the arts, and community and
                                                 times during            review the                      civic life. It generally limits funding to programs likely to produce
                                                 the year                applicant will be               beneficent change on a large scale.
                                                                         contacted within
                                                                         four to six weeks
AT&T Foundation  The AT&T          as to the status of             AT&T Foundation funds are targeted toward specific projects that fit
                          n/guidelines.html            Foundation                                        within our program guidelines as outlined below. Our funds are typically
                                                       awards                                            distributed through invitational programs or through projects that we
                                                       grants by                                         proactively develop with nonprofit organizations.

Atlantic Philanthropies   http://www.atlanticphilanthrop                                                 We have decided to concentrate our grant investments in four
                                                               programme fields, in a limited number of locations, and in a very
                          _statistics.asp                                                                focused way. The four fields are:
Organization           URL                            Preliminary Final                 Amount Info

Author Vining Davis                                                  Arthur Vining Davis Foundations
                                                                                               Eligibility: Non-profits, including school districts
                                                                                               Purpose: Support education projects that strengthen teachers and their
                                                                                               teaching in grades 9-12
*Author Vining Davis                                            There are no deadlines for proposals. The Foundations accept
                       pply-projectpresentation.htm                                            proposals throughout the year. Grant applications may be submitted at
                                                                                               any time. However, the process of moving from proposal submission to
                                                                                               grant approval takes time. Therefore, it may not be feasible to meet
Burroughs Wellcome                                                  The Burroughs Wellcome Fund’s overall grantmaking strategy is to
Fund (BWF) Science                                                                             support biomedical scientists at the beginning of their careers and to
Education                                                                                      make grants in areas of science that are poised for significant advance
                                                                                               and but currently undervalued and underfunded. Within this overall
                                                                                               strategy, the Fund makes grants within five focus areas:
Bush Foundation        http://www.bushfoundation.or Letters of     The deadlines for           Developing Proposals
                       g/Apply/math_science.asp     Inquiry can    full proposals are          Proposals for mathematics and science education programs for girls
                                                    be submitted   March 1, July 1,            and minority students should:
                                                    anytime        and November 1.             be designed for elementary or junior high school students or teachers
                                                                                               and may operate in schools or in out-of-school settings;

                                                                                                reflect an understanding of national research on the causes of
                                                                                               differential performance in mathematics and science of school-aged

                                                                                                be based on programs that have been successful elsewhere;

                                                                                                include a financial plan for continuation if the program is expected to
                                                                                               continue beyond the end of the proposed grant; and
Organization            URL                              Preliminary Final                Amount Info

CitiGroup Foundation                                              Citigroup Foundation prefer to solicit proposals from prospective
                        roup/corporate/foundation/                                                  grantees with demonstrated successes in the areas they fund.
                                                                                                    Unsolicited proposals will be accepted, but a favorable decision is less

Coca-Cola Company       http://www2.coca-                5 Page                                     To improve the quality of life in the community and enhance individual
                  application                                opportunity through education. We support educational programs
                        on_guidelines.html               and Proposal                               primarily within three main areas: higher education, classroom teaching
*Dow Education       can be                                     and learning, and international education. benefit Dow communities
                                                                                                    fund national, state, or local programs that
Initiatives Grants      m/educational/index.htm                                                     and promote systemic education reform in math and science. Priority
                                                                                                    areas are math and science, teacher training, parental involvement.

EIF                               Feb 28, 2010     $5,000 to For the Women in Engineering - Projects Directed by Engineering
Engineering Information erts/48783                                       Aug 31, 2010      50,000 Educators field of interest, the foundation wishes to encourage women,
Foundation                                                                                          starting with girls, ninth grade and above, to pursue engineering
Ford Foundation Letters of          Throughout the             Supports policy, research and reform programs recruitment of women,
                                                                                                    degrees. Projects may focus on orientation and in both schools and
                        ut/guideline.cfm              intent are         year                       higher education institutions, with particular emphasis on enhancing the
                                                      considered                                    performance of educational systems through improving finance,
Gates Foundation        http://www.gatesfoundation.o throughout
                                                      If your                                       governance, accountability and training. letters of inquiry or unsolicited
                                                                                                    The Education program does not accept
                        rg/Grants/                       project falls                              proposals.
                                                         within one of
                                                         our program
Organization            URL                             Preliminary Final        Amount Info

Hewlett Foundation Letters of                  Total of     Provide support for research and development of innovative technology
                        eekers/edGuidelines.htm       Intent may                    31.6       to support K-12 classroom instruction and to teach reading and
                                                      be submitted               million for   mathematics, especially for non-English-speaking students in U.S.
                                                      at any time;                 2004        schools.
                                                      there is no
Hoffmann-LaRoche, Letters of                                 K-12 science and mathematics focusing on teacher enrichment
Inc.                    ut/apply.html                 intent are
HP                                                   This grant initiative is designed to support the innovative use of
                        grams.asp?agencyid=135                                             technology in K-16 education, and to help identify K-12 schools and
                                                                                           higher education institutions that HP might support with future grants.
Intel                                      $1,000.00 Programs targeting high-risk youth that specifically utilize the arts,
                        tion/index.asp                                               to    technology, and sports - will consider multiple-year grants for a period
*Jack Kent Cooke        http://www.jackkentcookefou      The                     $25,000.0 not to exceed three (3) years.
                                                                                           The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Innovation Fund provides grants to
Foundation     application                              nonprofit organizations to spark the creation or expansion of innovative
                        aspx?page=2414227&_redir deadline for                                  education programs in a particular field each year. The Foundation
                        =376                          2006 grants                              invited brief proposals for grants that will support new or existing
Keck Foundation              May 01, 2010                 The W. M. Keck Foundation seeks to enrich research and teaching
                        gi-bin/getRec?id=42604                    Nov 01, 2010                 through support for equipment, facilities, fellowships, and basic
                                                                                               research projects at the frontiers of science and engineering.
* Kellogg Foundation                                            As the W.K. Kellogg Foundation approaches its 75th anniversary, it has
Grants                                                                                         identified several projects for commemoratory grants. Unfortunately, the
                                                                                               Foundation is not accepting any new proposals for this purpose. It does
Merck Institute for                                           no grants for others listed
Science Education       ex.jsp

Microsoft Foundation                                           Partners in Learning Grants Program
                        cation/partnersinlearning.asp                                          Executive Summary
                        x                                                                      The Partners in Learning Grants Program provides government and
                                                                                               education leaders with the local resources to deliver information and
* National Geographic   http://www.nationalgeographi
Society Education
Foundation              her.html
Organization              URL                              Preliminary Final   Amount Info


NEC Foundation                                     focus now on tech asst. for disabilities
* National Endowment                                                           $30,000 Faculty Humanities Workshop grants provide up to $30,000 in outright
for the Humanities                                                                to   funds for projects serving a single institution; regional or multi-
(NEH )                                                                         $75,000 institutional programs may receive awards up to $75,000. Grants for
                                                                                       Faculty Humanities Workshops support local and regional professional
Oracle Help Us Help           The Website                 The ability to use technology to learn and succeed in the 21st century
Foundation                                                 has been                    has become a "new basic" for all students. To meet this educational
                                                           disabled. No                challenge, every school needs innovative content and technically savvy
                                                           further                     teachers. Unfortunately, these are the very resources that many schools
Pew Charitable Trust        Proposals                   The partners of the Trusts' Education program tend to be state and
                                                           are accepted                national child advocacy organizations with a focus on preschool for all 3-
                                                           throughout                  and 4-year-olds; We welcome inquiries from potential partners who
                                                           the year.                   share our desire to ensure that all 3- and 4- year-olds have access to
Public Service Electric        No letter of                high-quality prekindergarten education.
                                                                                       Include pre-collegiate education, environmental education, job
& Gas, Co.                nity/funding.jsp                 intent or                   readiness and urban revitalization
Raytheon Company      How do I                      Raytheon Company is committed to improving math and science
                          ut/contributions/applicant/ind   apply? To                     education, increasing access and opportunity for minorities, women, the
                          ex.html                          apply for a                   physically disabled and economically disadvantaged, and improving the
                                                           Raytheon                      environment on an ecosystem basis.
                                                           grant please
                                                           use our
                                                           simple online
Symbol Technologies      Letter of           Varied    Through Partners in Education, Symbol Technologies supports a
Inc                       /overview/overview_communi       Intent                        number of educational institutions locally and nationally, but is
                          ty_affairs.html                  required                      particularly eager to assist students pursuing technical careers. Symbol
                                                                                         prides itself upon its scientific and entrepreneurial innovations;
Organization            URL                            Preliminary Final                 Amount Info

Tech Museum Awards Each year,                                   The Tech Museum Awards honor innovators and visionaries from
                        /about.cfm                    candidates                                   around the world who are applying technology to profoundly improve the
                                                      are                                          human condition in the categories of education, equality, environment,
                                                      nominated                                    health, and economic development.
                                                      and then
Tell Labs      Required        Applicants must   $10,000 The Tellabs Foundation, created by telecommunications provider
                        foundation.shtml              Letter of       be invited by the or more Tellabs Inc., supports local and national education programs with a
                                                      Inquiry         Foundation Board          particular focus on curricula for engineering, science, mathematics, and
                                                                      to send a full            technology.
The Bristol-Myers                                            There focus is on Health issues
Squibb Foundation       thropy/data/index.html

The Camille and Henry                                                Various
Dreyfus Foundation,   shtml
The Dodge Foundation        New                                            Our giving in Education focuses on the professional development of
                                                    applicants                                     educators and the continuous improvement of public education at the
                                                    should                                         pre-kindergarten through Grade 12 levels. We seek to support
                                                    submit a one-                                  customized schools and program options that address the varied
                                                    page letter of                                 talents, interests, and needs of educators, children, and families in New
                                                    inquiry to                                     Jersey
                                                    determine if
                                                    a project falls
                                                    within our
                                                    Letters of
                                                    inquiry may
                                                    be submitted
                                                    the year.
Organization           URL                           Preliminary Final                Amount Info

The Milken Foundation Letter of                                     Strengthening the profession by recognizing and rewarding outstanding
                      ut.taf?page=funding          Intent can be                                 educators. Attracting, retaining and motivating the best talent to the
                                                   submitted at                                  teaching profession. Stimulating creativity and productivity among
                                                   any time                                      educators and students of all ages. Fostering the involvement of both
                                                                                                 the family and the community in schools. Building vibrant communities
                                                                                                 by involving young people in school-based programs that contribute to
                                                                                                 the revitalization of their community and to the well-being of its
The Toshiba America   Applications                        Small The Toshiba America Foundation awards grants for programs and
Foundation                                           accepted                           Grants activities that improve the classroom teaching of science, mathematics,
                                                     year round                        Program and technology for middle and high school students. Public and private
                                                     for grants                        grants of schools, local educational agencies, and youth organizations across the
                                                     under                               up to   United States may apply. Projects should provide direct benefits to
                                                     $5,000.                           $5,000. students and should include teacher-led, classroom-based experiences
                                                                                      The Large
                                                                                       grants of
                                                                                      more than

*The NEC Foundation                          Deadline:
of America Grants                                                   September 1 and
                                                                       March 1.
*The Smart Family
Organization           URL                              Preliminary Final                   Amount Info

The Toshiba America      Applications                        Small       The Toshiba America Foundation awards grants for programs and
Foundation                                              accepted                            Grants      activities that improve the classroom teaching of science, mathematics,
                                                        year round                          Program     and technology for middle and high school students. Public and private
                                                        for grants                          grants of   schools, local educational agencies, and youth organizations across the
                                                        under                               up to       United States may apply. Projects should provide direct benefits to
                                                        $5,000.                             $5,000.     students and should include teacher-led, classroom-based experiences
                                                        Applications                        The Large
                                                        are due                             Grants
                                                        February 1st                        Program
                                                        and August                          awards
                                                        1st for grants                      grants of
                                                        over $5,000                         more than

Toshiba Large Grants                      Deadline: August
                       ml                                                1 and February1.

Turrell Fund                                                     Its principal interest lies in support of organizations that help youth, with
                       er/turrell/                                                                      special emphasis on the needy youngster.
Verizon Foundation                                                   Our philanthropic mission is to foster relationships and partnerships that
                       04002.shtml                                                                      address social and economic needs in America's diverse communities.
                                                                                                        We invest in and partner with organizations that focus on literacy and
                                                                                                        education initiatives, technology and work force development programs,
                                                                                                        and domestic violence solutions.
Organization          URL                           Preliminary Final   Amount Info

Victoria Foundation   http://www.victoriafoundation. Proposals                 Strengthen Newark's public school system through support for school
                      org/                           are accepted              reform initiatives and professional development opportunities for
                                                     throughout                teachers. Support innovative curriculum development and academic
                                                     the year.                 enrichment programs for Newark's children. Work with a core group of
                                                     However,                  independent schools that serve Newark students and show promise of
                                                     applications              developing and demonstrating innovations. Encourage parent
                                                     for Board                 involvement with children's education as a means of fostering student
                                                     decision in               achievement and creating a climate in which schools are welcoming
                                                     June must                 places - accountable to parents for each child's success.
                                                     be submitted
                                                     1, and
                                                     for Board
                                                     decision in
                                                     must be
                                                     AUGUST 1.
Organization   URL                           Preliminary Final                Amount Info

Westinghouse   http://www.westinghousenucl               Proposals can be    Award      Emphasis is given to elementary, secondary, and high school
                                 submitted any       amounts educational programs that emphasize math and science, although
                                                         time. Grant         will be    consideration will be given to other relevant, non-fine arts programs.
                                                         proposals will be   $5,000
                                                         evaluated and       and
                                                         awards will be      under. In
                                                         made on a           addition,
                                                         quarterly basis.    only two
                                                                             can be
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