Champion Creatively Alive Children
To USA and Canada PreK-8 schools whose principal is a funding source member for art-infused professional development programs that utilize creative capacity-building. Funding is intended to create a long-term school-wide commitment to art education and to help students develop skills in critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication. Visual art integration should be part of the creative capacity building plan; in addition, applicants may include dance, music, theater, art integrated ed tech, or media arts into the proposal.
An innovative and engaging interdisciplinary K-8 supplemental resource built on a 4Cs STEM skills framework. Built to bring STEM to life and enhance core curriculum, STEM Connect helps students develop the creative, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration skills they need for success beyond graduation. Featuring flexible, modular learning units, STEM Connect provides students an easy-to-follow educational experience through high-quality interdisciplinary resources that can be used in a wide variety of classrooms and across all subjects.
Early Innovator Program
The UBTECH Education Early Innovator program helps districts amplify their STEM initiatives and prepare students to thrive in the disciplines and careers of tomorrow. To help school systems gain access to free robotic kits, curriculum and professional development focused on bringing STEM education into the classroom.
Kids Run the Nation
To encourage a healthier lifestyle, while also promoting inclusivity and community.
Awards of Excellence Program - Nebraska Teacher of the Year Program
To recognize the contributions and achievements of classroom teachers. Eligible candidates should be dedicated, skilled, and knowledgeable; have the respect and admiration of parents, colleagues, and students; play active and useful roles in the community as well as in the school; be poised and articulate; and possess the energy to withstand a busy schedule.
Oklahoma Alliance for Arts Education (OAAE) Professional Learning Grants
To participate in professional development related to arts education. Applicants must attend an approved conference for professional development or present material without compensation at the conference. Funding is intended to provide financial assistance to active arts educators who are planning to attend their state/national conferences for professional development learning.
ADE’s 2019-2020 Opportunity Culture
To create new teacher leader roles that extend the reach of excellent teachers to more students, for greater pay, within existing budgets. Opportunity Culture is popular with educators looking to take on leadership roles without leaving the classroom, as well as school leaders who wish to retain experienced educators.
American Honda Foundation Grant
Youth education, specifically in the areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, the environment, job training and literacy.
Moonshot for Kids
“A Moonshot for Kids,” intended to explore “the rationale, potential, and possible design of a sizable new investment in basic and applied research and development that leads to innovation on behalf of America’s children.” Now, we’re pleased to launch the centerpiece of the project: A competition to unearth examples of such bold, new, evidence-based ideas. We are seeking the equivalent of education’s self-driving car, i.e. an idea that will revolutionize schooling. The examples we seek should not be policy proposals. Instead, we aim to collect applied research and development ideas that will unleash innovation, support educators — and dramatically improve student outcomes.
Minigrant Program - Arts Project
For local arts and cultural activities. Funding will support locally-driven, high-quality projects that increase public access to arts and cultural opportunities. These projects connect communities with the world by exploring, sharing and supporting creative expression, and by doing, so they promote the health and well-being of communities and citizens throughout the state.