Foundations & Grants

There are many, many sources for grant money and awards, both nationally and within your local area.

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has a web site dedicated to K-12 education with support for both students and teachers.  learn more

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California Dept of Education's Grant Information

Check with your regional and state education department web sites. The California Department of Education, for example, maintains a Grant Information section covering grants for everything from technology to nutrition education.  learn more

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Department of Education's Grants Information

The Grants Information web page includes a compilation of Department of Education, government, and related agency grants. It is always beneficial to check once in a while, because so many grants expire without applicants.  learn more

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Gates Millennium Scholarships

The Gates Millennium Scholars Program, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, provides outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline area of interest.  learn more

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LANL Foundation

The LANL Foundation (an offshoot of the Los Alamos National Laboratory) provides support and small grants to local schools. Education is the answer to some of the deepest problems in New Mexico, our nation and our world. And that is what drives the work of the Foundation. We know that by working together with students,…  learn more

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NSTA Awards and Competitions

NSTA hosts a number of Awards and Competitions. For many years, NSTA has awarded grants for community-based science projects, particularly in environmental studies and physical studies. Absorbing the flavor of these very interesting projects can occur by exploring this site. All of the projects are discrete and local in detail, though some are supplemented by…  learn more