Grants and Scholarships
TECHNOLOGY IMPLEMENTATION/UPGRADES - Lottery Grants - open until Mar. 4, 2016
These grants are for equipment upgrades or instructional delivery to CareerTech programs. Due date: Mar. 4, 2016.
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All the applications below should be emailed tono later than 6:00pm June 1, 2016, unless otherwise stated in grant requirements document. Tentatively High Growth will be out March 15.
PLTW Program grants
Bemis Grant Opportunity School must be part of an active PLTW district; and must have previously received a grant from PLTW supported by the Bemis Foundation in the locations listed below. Additionally, school must implement a new PLTW Launch or PLTW Gateway program beginning in the 2016-2017 school year. This is only available in the Oklahoma - Pauls Valley area.
- Application opens: February 22, 2016
- Application closes: March 31, 2016
- Award notifications: By April 30, 2016
Request for Proposal (RFP)
Verizon has partnered with PLTW to offer middle schools nationwide the opportunity to apply for a two-year grant to support the implementation of PLTW Gateway’s new specialization units – Introduction to Computer Science I (ICS I) and Introduction to Computer Science II (ICS II). Schools must demonstrate a Free and Reduced Lunch Program eligible student population of 70% or greater.
Please read and ensure all of the eligibility requirements are met prior to applying. This is a competitive application process and applicants are not guaranteed funding.
- Must be a middle school located within the United States
- Must have a Free and Reduced Lunch Program eligible student population of 70% or greater
- Application opens: January 15, 2016
- Application closes: March 31, 2016
Award notifications: no later than April 15, 2016
Verizon Grant Opportunity One-Pager
Request for Proposals (RFP)
Government Grants to assist in development or projects in programs, schools or communities. http://www.grants.gov/
OkACTE Awards Teachers; http://www.okacte.org/awards/
NASA shared; https://www.nssc.nasa.gov/grants
NASA fellowships and grants; http://www.nasa.gov/offices/education/programs/national/spacegrant/home/index.html
NASA Science and researcher grants; http://science.nasa.gov/researchers/sara/grant-stats/
NSF grants; http://www.nsf.gov/funding/
Texas Instruments Grants/Sponsorships/Memberships page and how they offer gifts. http://www.ti.com/corp/docs/csr/giving.html
Hobby lobby gives 10% discounts to local schools.
Home depot foundation up to $5000 to nonprofit organizations for community projects http://www.homedepotfoundation.org/page/grants
Lowe’s grant for education and community improvements. http://responsibility.lowes.com/apply-for-a-grant/
Walmart grants/scholarships; http://giving.walmart.com/foundation
Sears/Kmart donations; http://searsholdings.com/corporate-responsibility/community/merchandise-monetary-donations
OnCue donations; http://www.oncueexpress.com/contact-2-1#donation
Loves donations; http://www.loves.com/AboutUs/Community.aspx
Dollar General Foundation for literacy; http://www2.dollargeneral.com/dgliteracy/Pages/index.aspx
EZ mart grant; http://e-zmart.com/Community
Quicktrip.com Grant; http://www.quiktrip.com/About/Community
7-11 grants; http://corp.7-eleven.com/corp/how-we-give
Sonic grants: https://www.sonicdrivein.com/community
Students or student engaged grants for service projects
These grants are written by students to assist in service projects, environment or health issues. https://www.okcareertech.org/students/student-organizations/fccla/grant-opportunities/waystohelp.org-grants-deadline-ongoing
Tech Hire Partnership: This grant program is designed to equip individuals with the skills they need through innovative approaches that can rapidly train workers for and connect them to well-paying, middle- and high-skilled, and high-growth jobs across a diversity of H-1B industries such as Information Technology (IT), healthcare, advanced manufacturing, financial services, and broadband. Size of Grant – 35 awards of between $2 and $5 million http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view- opportunity.html?oppId=280094
Higher Ed grant opportunities; http://www.okhighered.org/grant-opps/newsletters.shtml
Higher Ed grant resources; http://www.okhighered.org/grant-opps/writing.shtml
12 Ways government grants; http://distancelearn.about.com/od/payingforschool/tp/Federal_Financial_Aid_Help.htm