Grants & Funding Resources for Educators

Grants & Funding Resources for Educators


Use the resources below to identify & apply for funding for PreK–12 programs & services.

1. Tap Social Media/Crowdfunding


How to Increase Your DonorsChoose Results

DonorsChoose Special Request Process

Other Crowdfunding Options

2. Start Small with Private Funders

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation

Dollar General Literacy Foundation (Application Info)

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Eligibility Req’s

The NEA Foundation Learning & Leadership Grants

3. Resources & Information Are as Valuable as the Grants Themselves


Grants for Teachers


Learning Forward

Philanthropy News Digest

The NEA Foundation Writing Tutorial

The Foundation Center’s Short Course on Proposal Writing

The Foundation Directory

GetEdFunding Resources


Download a PDF of this tip sheet: SDE-Tips-Funding-Bluthardt