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STEM Grants You will find a free 2012 STEM Funding Guide at this site, plus updates for STEM grants, K-12 grants, NASA, NSF, & DOE grant opportunities, foundation grants, and STEM initiatives. Plus they have "10 Errors Proposal Teams Should Avoid."
U. S. Department of Education Discretionary grants, students loans and grants, and formula grants.
Grant Wrangler STEM grants for K-12 schools and teachers.
American Honda Foundation The American Honda Foundation engages in grants characterized by the following qualities: imaginative, creative, youthful, forward-thinking, scientific, humanistic and innovative.
Afterschool Alliance Resources for STEM afterschool programs.
STEMfinity Resources for 21st century STEM classrooms with goals to attract and retain students in STEM disciplines; strengthen the STEM workforce pipeline; improve student performance in STEM disciplines; and attract women and minorities into STEM programs.
National Science Foundation Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program (STEP)
STEM2: The Power of Discovery The Power of Discovery has lists of funding opportunities with deadlines, rolling funding opportunities, and grant databases.
Toshiba America Toshiba has grants available for grades K-5 and 6-12.
MAXIMUS Foundation MAXIMUS offers grants to non-profit organizations and charities to help disadvantaged populations and under-served communities.
Fund for Teachers Find grant information at this site for teachers, principals, and superintendents. They provide a examples of sentence descriptions from previously-awarded fellowships here: http://goo.gl/7KM4Ok.
We Are Teachers You can find a variety of blog posts on this website plus "hot topics," grants and contests, and webcasts about a variety of educational topics.
America's Farmers Grow Rural Education Monsanto's grant program for rural schools. Local farmers must nominate a school for the grant.
Xcel Energy Renewable Energy Fund Xcel Energy has a number of grants schools may be interested in.
Lubbock Area Foundation The Lubbock Area Foundation is available for schools in and around Lubbock. It is a nonprofit community foundation that manages a pool of charitable endowment funds, the income from which is used to benefit the South Plains community through grants to nonprofit organizations, educational programs and scholarships. If your school isn't in the Lubbock area, you might check your own city for an area foundation.
Climate Change LIVE: A Distance Learning Adventure Climate Change LIVE deals with the reasons for and effects of climate change. The site contains activities for students plus grants for teachers, and contests for students.
KSTF Teaching Fellowship The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation announced that applications for 2015 Teaching Fellowships are now available. These fellowships are awarded to early-career teachers who are committed to teaching science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics in high schools nationwide. The application deadline is 12 a.m. PST on October 29, 2014.
Sheryl Abshire's Essential Resources for Grant Seekers Sheryl Abshire is Chief Technology Officer at Calcasieu Parish Schools in Lake Charles, LA. She has created a wonderful list of nearly 100 links for grants and for advice on how to obtain grants.
Winning the Grant Game!: A Guide to Writing Successful Grants This site contains a collection of handouts that Sheryl Abshire uses in presentations. You'll find a wealth of information, such as "Top Ten Questions Reviewers Ask When Reviewing Proposals," numerous URLs pertaining to grants, and "Checklist for Grant Readiness."
Approaching Grantgivers: How to Write It and How to Sell It! Sheryl Abshire provides presentation slides that contain abundant information about applying for grants.
GetEdFunding This site is dedicated to helping educators identify funding opportunities. They say they have a collection of over 2,600 grants and opportunities that are "available to public and private, preK-12 schools, districts and educators..."
Grants.gov The government website hosted by Health and Human Services that contains a list of federal grants.
SchoolGrants This site has a list of grant opportunities, grant writing tips and links, news, sample successful proposals, and links to online resources. In addition, if you sign up for their SchoolGrants Biweekly Newsletter ($45/year per subscriber), you have access to their moderated listserv, Bring Home the Bacon.

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