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  • The Robotics and Competition, REC, Foundation will be providing up to ninety (90) school system equipment grants for the state of Louisiana in support of the Louisiana STEM (LaSTEM) Advisory Council. Recipients will be required to cover registration costs for the granted team. Funds: REC foundation will provide all training, equipment and support staff for each school selected. Eligibility: The VEX IQ Challenge equipment grants are for elementary and middle schools grades 3-8; the VRC grants equipment are for middle and high schools grades 7-12. Deadline: Oct. 26 For more information: See overview, or contact (1-832-683-1674).

  • This FIRST Inspires grant is newly designed to support school districts with high-poverty schools in providing greater access to quality STEM experiences for targeted (underserved, underrepresented and vulnerable youth) students in their communities.  Funding period begins in July 2019 and concludes on June 30, 2020. Up to 15 schools and communities will receive grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000.  Notifications of Intent are due by November 4, 2018, 11:59 P.M. ET. 

  • The Awesome Foundation provides support for initiatives in a wide range of areas, including arts, technology, community development, and more. Deadline: Rolling. Funds: $1,000 grants. Areas: Many awesome projects are novel or experimental and evoke surprise and delight. Awesome sometimes challenges and often inspires. Each fully autonomous chapter supports awesome projects through micro-grants, usually given out monthly. These micro-grants, $1,000 or the local equivalent, come out of pockets of the chapter’s “trustees” and are given on a no-strings-attached basis to people and groups working on awesome projects.

  • The Whole Kids Foundation (WHOLE FOODS) Garden Grant program provides a monetary grant to support a new or existing edible, educational garden at a K-12 school. Review Period: Winter 2018 - Notification to All Applicants: February 15, 2019. Max Amount: $2,000 Deadline: October 15, 2018 at 6pm EST/5pm CST

  • GARDENING | LA Dept of Agriculture

    All Louisiana schools, K-12 mostly geared towards younger school-aged children or schools that already have a school garden to further their
    production. It is encouraged that schools applying have support from their local extension office or Master Gardeners. Only one grant can be awarded per school. Schools must fill out the application and have a dedicated coordinator. Max Amount: Schools may be reimbursed up to a maximum of $800.00 per grant year.
    For more information: please call 225-952-8155 or email or

  • Science Lab Makeovers – Recognizes outstanding science teachers, grades 6-12, who have found innovative ways to deliver quality lab experiences. The Challenge will showcase the work of teachers, representing their schools, who submit innovative, replicable strategies to deliver quality lab experiences and award teachers/schools with additional tools, resources, and rich professional development opportunities needed to support high-quality science teaching and strengthen their existing capabilities.
    DEADLINE: 12 Noon EST on 12/21/2018.

  • Wanted: Classroom Innovators! Toshiba America Foundation accepts applications from teachers who are passionate about making science and mathematics more engaging for their students. Grades 6 - 12. Deadline: Grant requests for $5,000 or less are accepted throughout the calendar year. Deadline: Grant requests for $5,000 or more are accepted and reviewed twice a year - May 1st and November 1st.

  • State Farm supports efforts to provide all children with an education that will allow them to reach their greatest potential and prepare them to participate in a nation and economy that continues as a global leader. Service Learning Grants - Max Amount: 5,000 Deadline: Oct. 31st

  • Foundation for East Baton Rouge School System