Free Money Friday - 9/9

Free Money Friday - 9/9

Educational grant opportunities for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Educators.

Here at Farming the Future, we understand that teachers may need funding for the great projects that they would like to host in their classroom to enrich their students' learning. That's why we host Free Money Fridays, where every Friday we highlight some amazing grant opportunities we would like you to be aware of. Read below for more information on these funding opportunities, and we wish you the best of luck!

AIAA Foundation Classroom Grant

Deadline: 9/30/22

Amount: $500

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics is presenting a $500 reward to teachers who are an AIAA Educator Associate and create a clear connection to STEAM with an emphasis on aerospace. Each school can only have two awards given to them.

ACS-CEI Award for Incorporation of Sustainability Into Chemical Education

Deadline: 9/30/22

Amount: $750

The American Chemistry Society and the Committee on Environmental Improvement have partnered to honor teachers who have demonstrated effective incorporation of chemistry and sustainability. Teachers can self-nominate or nominate others, and they shall be evaluated based on intellectual merit, innovation, and potential for broader impact.

Regional Awards for Excellence in High School Teaching

Deadline: varies

Amount: varies

This award will be given to teachers have shown unusually effective teaching methods that challenge & inspire students. Work, including sponsorship of science fairs, science clubs, or other activities that show students chemistry in extracurricular manners, should be demonstrated and will receive more consideration.

McCarthey Dressman Academic Enrichment Grant

Opens: January 15

Deadline: April 15

Amount: $10,000

The McCarhey Dressman Education Foundation offers these grants for in-class or extracurricular projects that will enhance students' understanding of the curriculum. The grant looks to highlight projects that will enhance students' understanding of the world around them. This award also seeks equity in education, looking to focus on enhancing the creativity and inquisitive nature of students from low-income households. 

Classroom Research Grant PK-6

Deadline: November 1

Amount: $6,000

Teachers of grades Pre-K through sixth grade who partner with a higher education (college and university) mathematics educator. Through their partnership, they will collect data; the data can be collected on a number of topics, including but not limited to curriculum development, improvement for students who are at-risk or from diverse backgrounds, or the development of mathematics to other disciplines.


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