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Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy

Use the motivational effects of robotics to excite students about STEM

Grants for Teachers

Teachers are always looking for new ways to expand their engagement with students. Innovative and inventive teaching is important, but, it can be expensive.

Fortunately, there are a wide variety of sources available for funding educational initiatives. Grants, fellowships, and scholarships are available for teachers who want to help their students. The funding comes from many different sources, from the federal government to private companies and charities, and they focus on a wide range of topics.

Teaching grants can fund professional development, classroom enrichment, school supplies, field trips and almost anything else that goes into the betterment of quality education.

There are several education grants for teachers. The grants to the right are only a small sample of the options available.

Grants are available in the following areas:

  • Professional Development Grants for Teachers
  • Funds for Classroom Enrichment/Student Achievement 
  • STEM Grants

The Foundation Center is an innovative nonprofit that is another good resource, you will need to search for the foundations most likely to give you grants and funding at their website. 

Another great source for grants comes from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.