All Grants, Classroom Grants, Summer and Afterschool

National Book Foundation Innovations in Reading

The National Book Foundation will begin accepting applications on January 6. Applicants will be accepted from individuals and institutions that demonstrate a commitment to literature and the promotion of reading for its own sake. Key criteria include creativity, risk-taking, and a visionary quality, as well as a novel way of presenting books and literature. Priority… Continue reading National Book Foundation Innovations in Reading

All Grants, Classroom Grants, Health and Wellness Grants, Summer and Afterschool

Kessler Foundation Signature Employment Grants

The Kessler Foundation is inviting concept applications from nonprofit organizations for its annual Signature Employment grants program, which supports new pilot initiatives, demonstration projects, and social ventures that lead to the generation of new ideas to solve the high unemployment and underemployment of individuals with disabilities. Preference is given to interventions that overcome specific employment… Continue reading Kessler Foundation Signature Employment Grants

All Grants, Classroom Grants, Rolling Grants, Summer and Afterschool

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation

The McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation offers Academic Enrichment Grants designed to develop classroom and extracurricular programs that improve student learning. The foundation considers proposals that foster understanding, deepen students’ knowledge, and provide opportunities to expand awareness of the world around them. Eligible individuals should consider applying if: • They have a unique idea for a… Continue reading McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation

All Grants, Classroom Grants, Rolling Grants, Summer and Afterschool

Charles Lafitte Foundation

The Charles Lafitte Foundation (CLF) supports innovative and effective ways of helping people help themselves and others around them to achieve healthy, satisfying, and enriched lives. The foundation supports organizations working in four main areas: education, children’s advocacy, medical research and initiatives, and the arts. CLF helps individuals gain access to schools, from preschool through… Continue reading Charles Lafitte Foundation

Blog Posts, Ohio Graduation Series

Funds available for new industry credential programs

Right before winter break, the Ohio Department of Education released the Innovative Workforce Incentive Program Implementation Grant, which has $4.5 million for this fiscal year to help schools establish qualifying industry credentialing programs. Given Ohio’s new graduation requirements, this is a very important grant for high schools, but some folks might have missed the announcement… Continue reading Funds available for new industry credential programs