Our public education system lacks funding. This often results in poor teaching resources and could quickly translate into a low-quality education if we aren’t careful. Thankfully, there are teaching grants and grants for schools to help remedy the lack of funding in our schools. These free money gifts are available to teachers, professors and organizations within the educational system to give financial support for a variety of projects that extend the quality of teaching and learning here in the US.
Education grants come in many different forms. Aside from grants offered to students, there are also those offered to teachers. Teaching grants are available to schools to promote certain programs, such as science and music. These grants may aim to provide new books and materials to students, to attract the best teachers to enhance the quality of education, to increase the number of students taking classes in a particular domain and to build social interest or awareness in a domain. Teachers who want to conduct extra activities with their students to enhance their teaching abilities and/or who want to further their studies can profit from these grants. Such grants may be available from public and private organizations, as well as federal and state governments.
Learn more about teaching grants by visiting our Teaching Grants page.
Grants for Schools
Grants for K-12 schools are available to provide educational materials, such as books and computers, to classrooms. Some grants pay for trips abroad to enhance cultural awareness among winners. Many school districts have experienced cuts in government spending due to economic conditions, and such grants help to offset these cuts. These grants may come from the state or federal government, as well as public and private organizations.