IDENTIFYING FUNDING SOURCES
Funding Newsletter

The Funding Newsletter is posted to the Bulletin Board on the M-DCPS Employee Portal at www.dadeschools.net and in these archives at the beginning of each month. Also, the Newsletter is published monthly via M-DCPS Weekly Briefings. If you would like to be added to our list-serve to receive the Newsletter via email on a monthly basis, please subscribe below. 

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​​For more grant opportunities, please visit:

  • Miami-Dade County

​Grant opportunities specifically for Miami-Dade County.

http://www8.miamidade.gov/global/grants-list.page

 

  • United States Department of Education (USDOE) Grants Forecast

​This link provides direct access to the USDOE Federal Register for grant opportunities.

http://www2.ed.gov/fund/grant/find/edlite-forecast.html

 

  • Grants.gov

This site allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies.

http://www.grants.gov

 

  • ​Foundation Center

The Foundation Center provides links to take you directly to the websites of company-sponsored private foundations and direct corporate giving programs. For grantseekers interested in doing preliminary funding research online, thorough annotations are provided that can be searched using the grantmaker search engine. 

http://www.foundationcenter.org/newsletters/

  • Florida Department of Education

This is a link to the Florida Department of Education's Grants Mangement website.

http://www.fldoe.org/finance/contracts-grants-procurement/grants-management/

 

  • National Science Foundation

Funds proposals for research and education to promote the progress of science.

www.nsf.gov

 

  • Institute of Education Sciences

Funding Opportunities – supports research that contributes to school readiness and improve academic achievement for all students and particularly for those whose education prospects are hindered by inadequate education services and conditions associated with poverty, race/ethnicity, Limited English Proficiency, disability, and family circumstances. 

www.ies.ed.gov/funding/

 

  • National Endowment for the Arts

Offers grants for organizations, individuals and partnership agreements.

www.arts.gov/grants

 

  • K-12 School Grants Website

K-12 School Grants website provides lists of many grants and recognition award opportunities. Included are short descriptions, deadlines, web links and/or e-mail addresses for each opportunity.

https://www.k12grants.info/

 

  • The Education Fund

Since 1985, The Education Fund has worked side-by-side with the private sector to direct resources where they are needed most in Miami-Dade's public schools. Many grants for individual teachers are available. 

https://www.educationfund.org/what-we-do/programs/impact-ii/innovator-grant-application.html

  • National Educators Association

The NEA Foundation awards grants to public school educators to enhance teaching and learning.

http://www.nea.org/grants/52144.htm

 

  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Mathematics Education Trust (MET) provides funding for professional development and recognition of outstanding contributions to the field of mathematics education through grants, scholarships, and awards.

http://www.nctm.org/funding/

 

  • National PTA

Throughout the year, National PTA offers awards or grants to honor or support PTAs as they: engage families, support student success,improve the health and safety of students and families, increaseaccess to arts education or celebrate advocacy and diversity.

https://www.pta.org/home/run-your-pta/Awards-Grants

 

  • GetEdFunding

Hosts a collection of thousands of grants and opportunities culled from federal, state, regional, and community sources. 

www.getedfunding.com

 

  • GrantsAlert

K-12 teachers and schools find funding: grants for public schools, teaching, classroom, technology and education.

www.grantsalert.com

 

 

  • Crowdfunding Resources

​Crowfunding is the practice of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people and especially from the online community rather than from traditional employees or suppliers. Listed below are a few of the most popular crowdsourcing websites that could be used to fund projects at schools.

 

 

 

 

Kickstarter

Crowdrise            

Donors Choose    

Piggybackr 

Connect2Give        

Give By Cell            

Class Wish

GiveMiamiDay

Chevron - Fuel Your School

Samsung - Solve for Tomorrow