Grants, Funding, Awards & Contests

For more STEM funding opportunities – state, federal and national private grants – and free grant writing services, check STEMfinity’s website.



Love Learning Art Contest (ages 4-18)

Deadline: August 12, 2018
Award: $1,000
Create an original work of art in any medium to show how you love learning.


Awards to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Teaching Artists to Recognize Outstanding Work in Distressed Communities

Deadline: August 19, 2018
Awards: $5,000


Community Foundation Grants

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Awards: Up to $2,500


GreenWorks! Grants

Deadline: September 30, 2018
Project Learning Tree offers GreenWorks! grants up to $1,000 to schools and youth organizations for environmental service-learning projects that link classroom learning to the real world.


Nanoline Contest

Deadline: September 30, 2018
Use Nanoline and nanoNavigator software to build a working automation system. Grand prize: A trip to Orlando, Florida, June 9-15 2019.


Equity in Mathematics Grants (grades 6-8)

Deadline: November 2, 2018
The purpose of this grant is to incorporate middle school classroom materials or lessons that will improve the achievement of student groups that have previous records of underachievement. For 2018-19, grants with a maximum of $8,000 each will be awarded to persons currently teaching mathematics in grades 6-8.


Charitable Giving Program – Education with a focus on STEM

Organization: Westinghouse
Grant amounts are based on program budgets and are determined on an individual basis.


ISCEF Grants for Schools

Organization: Intelitek STEM and CTE Education Foundation
Amounts: Varies


Grants with Rolling / Returning Deadlines

After School Advantage Program Funding

Afterschool Athletic Programs Funding

Digital Wish Grants

DiscoverE Collaboration Grant


Innovation and Research 3D Printing Grant

Karma for Cara Foundation

Toshiba America Foundation Grants Less Than $5K for Grades 6-12

Toshiba America Foundation Grants Greater Than $5K for Grades 6-12

Voya Foundation Grants

Whole Foods Community Giving Days