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Grant Information
Last updated February 18, 2009

Grant information posted here is for the benefit of all the Los Angeles Unified School District Learning Community. Information is provided to the best of our knowledge and should not be construed as a complete source for grant information.

Some links have annual cycles of grants. Deadlines may have expired but in many cases new grants will be offered in the future.

LAUSD, Local District 8, and the sitemaster take no reponsibility beyond providing the information posted here.


Grant Sources
(may include Technology)

Edutopia by the George Luca Foundation

Gates Foundation Grants Page

British Petroleum "A+ for Energy Grant"


Grant Wrangler

Technology Grant News

eSchool News

Grants Alert

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators

Education World

Foundation Center

School Funding Center

Toshiba Grades K-6 and 7-12 Science & Math Education
K-6 and 7-12 Classroom grants. Application is short.

K-12 Innovation Grants /
Learning & Leadership Grants

K-12 HP Technology For Learning

California Community Foundation

SBC Grant Sources

U.S. Department of Education’s Grants & Contracts Orientation Web page for answers to the most common questions about discretionary grants. Then choose Find or Apply, as desired, from the left-side menu.

Texas Instruments
This Web page provides convenient and current grant opportunities, by education topic area, from federal, private and local programs in selected states. Do a search for "grant" in the lower left corner of the page below:

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Riordan Foundation Grants
Several grants available for schools and teachers. Various levels of funding and effort needed to apply.

Lemelson - MIT InvenTeams High School Invention Grants
Grant Sponsor: The Lemelson Foundation
Grant Description: Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams is a national grants initiative of the Lemelson-MIT Program to foster inventiveness among high school students. InvenTeams composed of high school students, teachers and mentors are asked to collaboratively identify a problem that they want to solve, research the problem, and then develop a prototype invention as an in-class or extracurricular project.
Eligibility: High school science, mathematics and technology
teachers-or teams of teachers-at public, private and vocational schools; intra- and inter-school collaborations are welcome to apply.
Deadline Date: 4/27/2007
Grant Amount: Up to $10,000.00
Match Requirement: No.
Web Link:

LAUSD Grants Office
No contacts listed.
Review all links to various forms and entities to work with.
Grants to do alterations may need building and grounds inspections, estimates, LAUSD Real Estate contact, Insurance, Risk Management, Fiscal Services, and other groups to work with and seek approval. Seeking a source for all information on grant procedures to share (09/27/06)


LAUSD Grant Page
(Some tech links)

LAUSD Division of Adult and Career Education Grants Page

California Funding Alerts - all areas -do a search using "grant" at:

This link below lists virtually all programs and competitions under which the Department  (U.S. Department of Education) has invited or expects to invite applications for new awards and provides actual or estimated deadline dates for the transmittal of applications under these programs. The lists are in the form of charts -- organized according to the Department's principal program offices -- and include programs and competitions we have previously announced, as well as those we plan to announce at a later date.

Local District 1 Grant Page

Local District 5 Grant Page

eSchool News grant information changes often. You will need to browse the site for recent grants.

Currently Open Grant Competitions
at the U.S. Department of Education.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Requests for Applications (RFA) / Program Announcements (PA)

Federal Grants allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies. is THE single access point for over 900 grant programs offered by the 26 Federal grant-making agencies. The US Department of Health and Human Services is proud to be the managing partner for, an initiative that will have an unparalleled impact on the grant community.

SchoolGrants launched in August 1999. It was unique at the time of its creation and remains unique today in that it offers a vast array of information to elementary and secondary school grant seekers at no cost.

National Science Foundation
Funding opportunities at the NSF are announced by use of program announcements, solicitations, and Dear Colleague letters. These documents can be found in the Online Document System

U.S. Department of Justice Grants
On this page, you will find links to current funding opportunities at Office of Justice Programs listed by their source and various grant related forms and information.

National Endowment for the Humanities
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is an independent federal agency created in 1965. It is the largest funding of humanities programs in the United States. To visit NEH's website, Federal Dept of Education Grants

I Love Schools
Site matches School Needs to Donors. Teachers need to acknowlege this is a public site outside of LAUSD's network and deal with legal issues appropriately.

Grants Alert
Complete site including: finding grants, worthwhile links, help center and find a grant writer.
This site allows you to subscribe for updates. Excellent site.


County site that shows where the founding is for education. Grants by the county for schools including:
ITO Mini-Grants and a number of other special programs that impact the classroom teacher.

Education Week

Education Week has quite a long list of grants that are available. Some are local and some national in scope.

eSchool News Online
eSchool News Online K-20 Technology Solutions Center offers a column on grants, funding news. Ongoing and deadline grants, awards, and publications.

Michigan State University

From Michigan State University Libraries-Grants for Individuals: Education (Websites, Databases, Books, and Announcements). Good description of grants with deadlines, and websites.


Edinformatics-Education for the Information Age. A listing of websites where grants can be found on the

Technology Grant News
Technology Grant News-Select the Grants Index on the top left menu bar and be prepared to send some time looking at City, Corporate, Ed Tech, and Federal Grants. Ideas on how to fund school technology