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5 grants to make a big difference at your school

By Stephen Noonoo
April 1st, 2016

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Funding opportunities for any classroom

Whether your school is beefing up STEM programs, focused on improving literacy, or just looking to add a little more technology to classrooms a little grant funding can go a long way. We’ve gathered a list of grant and funding opportunities that any school — regarldess of geographic location — can apply for, as well as deadline and funding amount information.

Voya Unsung Heroes
Unsung Heroes Began In 1995 as way for Voya to demonstrate its commitment to the education community. Grants are given to K-12 educators utilizing new teaching methods and techniques that improve learning. Each year, educators submit applications for a Voya Unsung Heroes Grant by describing projects they have initiated or would like to pursue. Each project is judged on its: Innovative method, creativity, ability to positively influence the students.
Funding amount: $2,000 & up
Deadline: April 30

Karma for Cara Community Service Youth Microgrant Program
As part of our efforts to support youth volunteerism, we started a microgrant program in fall 2014. We are encouraging kids 18 and under to apply for funds between $250 and $1,000 to complete service projects in their communities. Whether it is turning a vacant lot into a community garden, rebuilding a school playground or helping senior citizens get their homes ready for winter, we want to hear what project you’re passionate about.
Funding amount: $250 – $1,000
Deadline: Rolling

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