Education Grant News

Selected education grants and philanthropy news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.

Florida Teen Uses Grant to Improve Nutrition for Foster Kids

Fresh vegetables are the aim of a 17-year-old high school student in Boca Raton. Thoughtful Isaac Leifert has come up with an idea to provide fresh foods to a to SOS Children's Foster Care Village....more

Obama Administration Details Plans for Prisoner Pell Grants, Other Reentry Measures

The Obama administration recently created the Second Chance Pell Grant program, which will give 12,000 inmates Pell grants to support their future education endeavors. This initiative is hoping to...more

College/Graduate Students and Young Professionals Increasingly Entrepreneurial

Barbara Hou, a PhD candidate at Harvard University, studies startups and teaches classes about entrepreneurship. In this interview, Hou describes her research and personal experiences with...more

Upskilling and Transformation Take Center Stage at Philanthropy Conference

The leaders of the philanthropy community met on June 1-2 in Orlando in order to discuss the role that community colleges fill in providing skills that are required for jobs that need more than a...more




Largest Foundation Support for Education for 2012

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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
1
411
326,589,148
5
127
75,151,526

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Source: Foundation Stats (Foundation Center) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0


Government Grants for Education




MIDDLE EAST/EDUCATION (ME/ED) UMBRELLA ANNUAL PROGRAM STATEMENT (APS)

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is committed to supporting education in conflict and crisis areas. The current protracted crises in Syria and Yemen have contributed to a global...more
Posted On - 2017-09-28


Institutes of Education Sciences (IES): Education Research and Development Centers CFDA Number 84.305C

Note: Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application...more
Posted On - 2017-09-27


Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Research Networks Focused on Critical Problems of Policy and Practice in Special Education CFDA Number 84.324N

Note: Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application...more
Posted On - 2017-09-27


Reading for All

“Reading for All” activity is to improve reading outcomes for children with disabilities (CwDs) in grades 1 – 3 in USAID-supported Early Grade Reading Program (EGRP) districts. ...more
Posted On - 2017-09-26


Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): Promise Neighborhoods Program CFDA Number 84.215N Texas or Louisiana)

Note: Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application...more
Posted On - 2017-09-20


Operation and Public Presentation of the Thomas Cole Historic House (TCHH)
National Park Service
This announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service’s intention to award a task agreement under a previously...more
Posted On - 2017-09-14







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