Bright Ideas Grants — Still time to apply in some counties!

September 21, 2009

BY REBECCAH HAINES I think North Carolina’s Electric Cooperative’s Bright Ideas grant program may be one of the best-kept secrets in the state.  I’ve been very successful at receiving these grants when I’ve applied.  The maximum amount varies by the … Continued

Hit the road and apply for a Target Field Trip Grant

September 14, 2009

BY BILL FERRIS Last year it was gas prices. This year, that darned economy is the culprit for killing school field trips. Even during hard times, your class doesn’t have to be confined to quarters. Target is again offering field … Continued

Grant watch: Apply for these upcoming educational grants

July 22, 2009

BY BILL FERRIS Check out these upcoming educational grants, as listed on Grant Wrangler. Last minute: Gladys Marinelli Coccia Awards — Deadline August 1 This award recognizes young (14 to 17-year-old) female social entrepreneurs who start enterprises for the common … Continued

Apply for these upcoming educational grants

May 27, 2009

Check out these upcoming educational grants, as listed on Grant Wrangler. Samsung Focus on Learning Grant Program — Deadline: June 15 Need a Samsung 850DX document camera? Samsung is giving away 50 of them to educators who can demonstrate a … Continued

Unleash your inner mad scientist: Biotechnology mini-grants

March 23, 2009

Hearing the word biotechnology always makes me think of mad scientists and Frankenstein, even though I am an educated person, and a science teacher, and I know better. Biotechnology can lead to some kind of Frankenstein-ish applications like this, but … Continued

Apply for these upcoming educational grants

February 20, 2009

Here are some recent featured grants from Grant Wrangler, a great Ning site for educator grants that we’ve blogged about here. Summer Seminars and Institutes for Teachers – March 2, 2009 Stipends for teachers and librarians to study humanities topics … Continued