Bush Foundation Community Innovation Grants www.bushfoundation.org
Community Innovation Grants support communities to use problem-solving processes that lead to more effective, equitable and sustainable solutions. Think of it as civic R&D, allowing communities to develop and test new solutions to community challenges.
Donors Choose www.donorschoose.org
A website with the mission to “make it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need, moving the nation closer to one where students in every community have tools and experiences they need for a great education".
Federal Grants www.grants.gov
Apply for federal grants using this website. Although some of these grants might be more difficult to obtain because they are very competitive, working with other entities to apply for some of these funds can have success within your community.
North Dakota Career and Technical Education www.nd.gov/cte/projects/grants/
NDCTE publishes grant opportunities on this website yearly for schools to take advantage of when implementing STEAM or STEM curriculum which would be perfect for a SmartLab. Some of the grant opportunities are matching grants.
Small, Rural School Achievement Program www2.ed.gov/programs/reapsrsa/index.html
The purpose of the Small, Rural School Achievement (SRSA) program is to provide Local Education Agencies (LEAs) with financial assistance to fund initiatives aimed at improving student academic achievement. LEAs are entitled to funds if they meet basic eligibility and application requirement. Awards are issued annually, and award amounts are determined using a formula.
Creative Learning Systems Grant Recommendations www.creativelearningsystems.com/funding.aspx.
Check out Creative Learning System’s official website that lists specific federal, state, and private grants that may apply to your school district. In addition, see how much state and federal money is available in North Dakota.
Guide to Securing STEM Grants
Click on this link to view the STEM Grants PDF Guide.