Grants For Elementary Schools

elementary schoolWith all of the budget cuts in school districts across the nation it has been difficult for schools to fund many programs. That’s why grants for elementary schools are more important than ever. There are elementary school grants to meet a variety of different needs.

Grants for Elementary School Libraries

There are specific grants for elementary school libraries to purchase books for students. Some school districts rely on the local library system for their library needs. The Libri Foundation was created to provide new books for rural libraries. To date there have been over $5.25 million worth of books sent to over 3,000 libraries since the foundation was established in 1989. Local librarians can apply for yp to $1,050 in hardcover books through Friends of the Library and the Libri Foundation. School libraries that serve as a city’s library can also receive books through the program.

US Department of Education

The US Department of Education sponsors numerous elementary school grants including Ready to Learn grants that helps prepare students for elementary school. PBS KIDS Raising Readers is an example of a Ready to Learn grant program. It provides services for teachers and parents of children 2-8 to improve reading skills.

Private Grants

Digital Wish

Digital Wish matches teachers and donors for technology needs. Teachers can share their lesson plans and donors can fund a purchase. Digital Wish donates 2-10% cash-back funding to the recipient for the next classroom project.

International Reading Association (IRA)

Reading grants for elementary school are very popular. The IRA sponsors many grants. Teachers in grades K-12 who use technology successfully in their reading program can receive the International Reading Association Award for Technology and Reading. The deadline is November 15th of each year.

The IRA Regie Routman Teacher Recognition Grant is awarded to excellent elementary school classroom teachers in low-income areas.

Author Bruce Larkin sponsors 500 annual IRA & RR Reading Conference Grants to send teachers K-3 to International Reading Association or Reading Recovery conferences. Each grant is worth $200.

The Verizon Foundation

The Verizon Foundation is heavily involved in elementary school education through their various grant programs. They have a strong literacy/technology focus, partnering with programs such as ReadWriteThink.org.

Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Summer Reading Grants provide funding for PreK-12th grade reading programs in community libraries. The program is centered on literacy intervention strategies for struggling readers.  Applications are accepted through the end of February each year. Dollar General also sponsors the Youth Literacy Grants for classroom assistance with literacy programs and supplies. The deadline for these grants is in May.

Literacy Empowerment Foundation (LEF)

The Teachers Helping Teachers Award recognizes teachers who mentor, volunteer, and present different ways of teaching. Each week a teacher is chosen to receive $100 worth of books and a certificate of acknowledgement.

Office Depot Foundation

Office Depot Foundation Grants  are awarded to schools and libraries that make significant community change. Awards are funded in amounts of $50- $10,000.

ProLiteracy

National Book Fund (NBF) provides books for underfunded literacy programs. Over $2.6 million in materials have been donated since the inception of the program and over 35,000 have volunteered. The Charles Evans Book Fund is included in the NBF to give resources to homeless outreach programs.

The Barbara Bush Texas Fund for Family Literacy

The First Lady’s Family Literacy Initiative for Texas offers 10 competitive grants of up to $50,000 in the state of Texas. The Family Literacy Program Implementation Grants recognize organizations that provide literacy instruction for children birth through 3rd grade.

Turnwater Education Foundation’s Classroom Enrichment Program (Turnwater, WA)

This is a classroom enrichment grant for the Turnwater School District that was established in 1999. Teachers can apply for the grants to pay for materials no included in the school budget as long as a majority of the class benefits.

AASL Innovative Reading Grant

Members of the AASL can apply for a $2500 grant to fund innovative reading programs for struggling readers. Applications are accepted each year.

OfficeMax Charitable Foundation K-12 Education Grants

Applicants can apply for elementary school grants for various purposes. The grant budget is $20,000.

It’s important for teachers and community members to have access to as many grants for elementary school as possible in order to offset decreasing school district budgets. These resources can make a big difference funding school classrooms.

Comments

  1. I’m really impressed along with your writing abilities as well as with
    the layout in your weblog. Is that this a paid subject
    or did you modify it yourself? Anyway stay up the nice high quality writing, it is rare to peer a great weblog like this one nowadays..

  2. Very well written information. It will be supportive to anyone who
    employess it, as well as me. Keep up the good
    work – for sure i will check out more posts.

  3. First of all I want to say superb blog! I had a quick question that I’d like to ask if you don’t
    mind. I was curious to find out how you center yourself and clear your head before writing.
    I have had difficulty clearing my mind in getting my thoughts out.

    I do enjoy writing but it just seems like the first 10 to 15 minutes are lost
    simply just trying to figure out how to begin. Any ideas
    or tips? Appreciate it! save refuges

  4. connecting singles games top online meeting sites
    skip the games dating site free free woman paid debit video

  5. connecting singles games top online meeting
    sites skip the games dating site free https://adult-classifieds-online-dating.com/?mature%20dating%20sites%20free%20no%20credit%20card%20fees

  6. paper writing service college can someone write my paper for me
    paper writer services college papers writing service

  7. paper writing service college can someone write my paper for me paper
    writer services https://sociologypapershelp.com/

  8. buying college papers online paper writing services reviews paper
    writing services legitimate who can write my paper for me

  9. buying college papers online paper writing services reviews paper writing services legitimate https://researchpaperswriting.org/

  10. write my paper for me cheap custom paper writing service buy papers for college online websites to type papers

  11. write my paper for me cheap custom paper writing service buy papers for
    college online https://papercranewritingservices.com/

  12. paper help writing where to buy college papers customized paper website that will write a paper for you

  13. paper help writing where to buy college papers customized paper https://doyourpapersonline.com/

  14. customized writing paper website that writes papers for you where to buy
    resume paper write my papers discount code

  15. customized writing paper website that writes papers for you where to buy
    resume paper https://buyessaypaperz.com/

  16. paying someone to write a paper custom paper service online paper writer i don’t want to write my paper

  17. paying someone to write a paper custom paper service online paper writer https://mypaperwritinghelp.com/

  18. paper writers instant paper writer college papers writing service help writing college papers

  19. paper writers instant paper writer college papers writing service https://ypaywallpapers.com/

  20. pay for someone to write your paper buy a paper online buy custom papers online write my economics paper

  21. pay for someone to write your paper buy a paper online buy custom papers online https://premiumpapershelp.com/

  22. cheap paper writing services paper writing services online pay for paper professional paper writing service

  23. cheap paper writing services paper writing services online
    pay for paper https://paperwritinghq.com/

  24. help writing a paper help on writing a paper help writing college papers paying someone to write a paper

  25. help writing a paper help on writing a paper help writing college
    papers https://essaybuypaper.com/

  26. custom paper pay for a paper online paper writing services who can write my paper

  27. custom paper pay for a paper online paper writing services https://uktermpaperwriters.com/

  28. write my economics paper write my paper co write my papers discount code pay someone to do my paper

  29. write my economics paper write my paper co write my
    papers discount code https://writingpaperservice.net/

  30. buy dissertation paper paper writing company help with filing divorce papers

  31. buying college papers online ghost writer college papers write my math paper where can i buy resume paper

  32. buying college papers online ghost writer college
    papers write my math paper https://writepapersformoney.com/

  33. need help with paper pay for a paper write my paper in apa format https://writemypaperquick.com

  34. need help with paper pay for a paper write my paper
    in apa format https://writemypaperquick.com/

  35. I’m writing on this topic these days, casino online, but I have stopped writing because there is no reference material. Then I accidentally found your article. I can refer to a variety of materials, so I think the work I was preparing will work! Thank you for your efforts.

  36. design and technology gcse coursework coursework
    based coursework plagiarism coursework at college

  37. design and technology gcse coursework coursework based coursework plagiarism https://mycourseworkhelp.net/

  38. custom coursework writing coursework in area of expertise coursework requirements coursework resume

  39. custom coursework writing coursework in area of expertise coursework
    requirements https://writingacoursework.com/

  40. nursing coursework coursework english literature coursework on resume example coursework job meaning

  41. nursing coursework coursework english literature coursework on resume example https://courseworkninja.com/

  42. coursework advantages and disadvantages quantitative coursework
    examples coursework at a college or university coursework mark

  43. coursework advantages and disadvantages quantitative coursework examples coursework at a college or university https://brainycoursework.com/

  44. coursework vs research coursework cambridge coursework calculator coursework history a level

  45. coursework vs research coursework cambridge coursework calculator https://courseworkinfotest.com/

  46. coursework questions differential equations coursework coursework
    king’s college coursework online

  47. coursework questions differential equations coursework coursework king’s college https://courseworkdownloads.com/

Speak Your Mind

*