Are you a youth-serving or educational organization seeking funding opportunities? If you’re passionate about empowering the next generation, expanding your programs, or enhancing educational experiences, you’re in luck! Check out the list below for grants available on a rolling basis for organizations nationwide.
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grants: The W.K. Kellogg Foundation provides grants to organizations that focus on improving the lives of vulnerable children, with an emphasis on equitable educational opportunities. Their funding priorities include early childhood education, racial equity, community engagement, and health. Grant proposals are accepted on a rolling basis.
The NEA Foundation Grants: The NEA Foundation student success grant supports educators that empower and encourage students’ active participation in project-based and deep learning experiences, fostering the growth of essential skills and attitudes that foster success and fulfillment in an ever-evolving world. Their grant supports innovative classroom projects to professional development programs, helping to enhance the educational experiences of students nationwide. The application deadline is September 15th.
KaBOOM! Play Everywhere Challenge: The KaBOOM! Community-Built Playspace Grants is a grant program that supports community-driven initiatives to create more equitable and accessible play spaces for children. This grant opportunity empowers organizations to transform underutilized spaces into safe and engaging places for play. There is currently no application deadline, though you can always check their website for the latest updates!
DonorsChoose Funding Opportunities: DonorsChoose is an online platform that allows educators to request funding for specific classroom projects and resources. Donors from across the nation can choose to support these projects, providing necessary materials and experiences for students. There is no fixed deadline for DonorsChoose, as funding is ongoing and based on individual project needs.
The Dollar General Youth Literacy Foundation Grants: The Dollar General Literacy Foundation supports nonprofit organizations, schools, and libraries with grants focused on enhancing literacy and educational opportunities. Their Youth Literacy Grant provides funding to implement new or expanding literacy programs by purchasing new technology or equipment, books, materials, and/or software for literacy programs and initiatives. Their funding cycle reopens at the beginning of 2024.