• Funds for Libraries

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 11/17/2021

    Purpose: The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries provides funds to our Nation’s neediest schools so that they can extend, update, and diversify the book and print collections in their libraries with the goal of encouraging students to develop a love of reading and learning.

    Eligibility: Public school applicants must be Title 1 eligible. Neighborhood schools, charter schools, magnet schools, etc. are all welcome to apply, if Title 1 eligible.

    Amount available per project: Eighteen high-need schools across the United States will be awarded $1000 in grant funding.

    District Guidelines: An Intent to Submit form must be completed and sent to the Office of Community Development before applying for any grant for Humble ISD.  Please contact Melinna Lopez at the Office of Community Development at 281-641-8141 for more information.

    Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. CST on Friday, December 31st

     Application Sitehttps://www.bushcenter.org/explore-our-work/taking-action/lbf-application-details.html

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  • Garden Program Grants

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 10/18/2021 11:35:00 PM

    Purpose: KidsGradening.org and Klorane Botanical Foundation are awarding Budding Botanist Grants to kindergarten through grade 12 schools to support programs that teach respect for the environment and help students learn about plants and be inspired to protect their local ecosystems. Schools must be planning a new program or expanding an existing one that integrates school gardening activities with teaching about environmental sustainability and the importance of biodiversity.

    Eligibility: US public, private, and charter schools serving kindergarten through grade 12 and with at least 40 percent of students that qualify for free or reduced-price lunch.

    Amount available per project: Eighteen high-need schools across the United States will be awarded $1000 in grant funding.

    District Guidelines: An Intent to Submit form must be completed and sent to the Office of Community Development before applying for any grant for Humble ISD.  Please contact Melinna Lopez at the Office of Community Development at 281-641-8141 for more information.

    Application Deadline: October 29, 2021

     Application Sitehttps://kidsgardening.org/garden-grants/

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  • Classroom Grants

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 10/18/2021 9:00:00 AM

    Purpose: AdoptAClassroom.org is now accepting applications for our Fall 2021 Classroom Grants for educators. We will be accepting applications for three of our Spotlight Funds: Inclusive Classroom Fund, STEM Fund, and COVID-19 Relief Fund.

    This fall’s grant process will involve two rounds. Round #1 is a simple form for educators that will take only  a few minutes to fill out. Enter Round #1 through October 27, 2021. 100 educators will be selected for $100 on AdoptAClassroom.org and be invited to fill out the Round #2 written application for a $1,000 classroom grant. Read on for more information about the application process, including the questions for Round #2.

    Eligibility: Any licensed PreK-12 educator or certified staff member, employed at an accredited PreK-12 public, private, or charter school in the United States.

    Amount available per project: 

    Round 1: 100 educators will be selected for $100 on AdoptAClassroom.org and be invited to fill out the Round #2

    Round 2: 100 educators will be invited to apply for a $1,000 Classroom Grant from the AdoptAClassroom.org Spotlight Fund

    District Guidelines: An Intent to Submit form must be completed and sent to the Office of Community Development before applying for any grant for Humble ISD.  Please contact Melinna Lopez at the Office of Community Development at 281-641-8141 for more information.

    Application Deadline:  

    • October 27, 2021: Round #1 Application Closes
    • November 5, 2021: Accepted Applicants Notified and Invited to Apply for Round #2
    • November 29, 2021: Round #2 Application Closes

     Application Sitehttps://www.adoptaclassroom.org/2021/10/12/1000-classroom-grants-for-educators/

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  • Walmart Community Grants

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 10/1/2021 5:00:00 PM

    Purpose: The Community Grant Program awards grants ranging from $250 to $5,000 000 through each of our facilities (Walmart Stores, Sam's Clubs, and Logistics Facilities). Eligible nonprofit organizations must operate on the local level (or be an affiliate/chapter of a larger organization that operates locally) and directly benefit the service area of the facility from which they are requesting funding. Prior to submitting an application, please view the requirements and guidelines.

    Eligibility: A K-12 public or nonprofit private school, charter school, community/junior college, state/private college or university; or a church or other faith-based organization with a proposed project that benefits the community at large, such as food pantries, soup kitchens and clothing closets and CyberGrants FrontDoor verified.

    Amount available per project: Local Community grants range from a minimum of $250 to a maximum of $5,000.

    District Guidelines: An Intent to Submit form must be completed and sent to the Office of Community Development before applying for any grant for Humble ISD.  Please contact Melinna Lopez at the Office of Community Development at 281-641-8141 for more information.

    Application Deadline:  The 2021 grant cycle begins Feb. 1, 2021 and the application deadline is Dec. 31, 2021.

     Application Sitehttps://walmart.org/how-we-give/local-community-grants

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  • Pets in the Classroom

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 9/2/2021 9:00:00 AM

    Purpose: The Pet Care Trust provides small grants to prekindergarten through grade 8 teachers in public and private schools for the purchase or care of small classroom pets. Individual teachers may apply for one grant for one classroom pet per school year. Teachers who have previously received a grant are only eligible to apply for the Sustaining Grant.

    Grants are intended to support pets or aquariums in the classroom for the purposes of teaching children to bond with and care for their pets responsibly. Grants are available for small animals such as a guinea pig, hamster, mouse, rabbit, or gerbil. Dogs, cats, and other larger house pets do not qualify. Science projects such as hatching chicken eggs, caterpillars/butterflies, and worms/composting do not qualify for this program. Grants may not be used for the purposes of research or experiments of any kind.

    Eligibility: Educators and school librarians in public or private schools from prekindergarten through grade 9 are eligible. Applications may be submitted online.

    Amount available per project: Awards vary according to type, with Sustaining Grants of $50 and Rebate Grants of $75 to $125, depending on the classroom pet. Other grants are provided in the form of certificates or retailer coupons within four to six weeks of grant approval. Rebate grants provide reimbursement for approved pet purchases made by a teacher.

    District Guidelines: An Intent to Submit form must be completed and sent to the Office of Community Development before applying for any grant for Humble ISD.  Please contact Melinna Lopez at the Office of Community Development at 281-641-8141 for more information.

    Application Deadline:  Applications are due August 1 through June 1, annually.

     Application Sitehttp://www.petsintheclassroom.org/grant-app/

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  • Bee Grant Program

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 8/31/2021 10:40:00 AM

    Purpose: The Traditional Bee Grant allows for K-12 schools or non-profit organizations that serve any grades K-12 to start a new or enhance an existing bee program hosting live bees on their campus.

    A $500 monetary grant intended to boost or support existing educational bee programs. Applicant must have received a Traditional Bee Grant from Whole Kids Foundation in 2019 or earlier to be eligible. Live bees are not required to apply for this grant.

    Also included with grant award:

    • One-on-one Program Consultation with The Bee Cause Project for program development, technical support, and beekeeper guidance (if applicable).
    • Educator Resource Pack to provide the strategies and tools needed to grow a strong Bee Program. This includes core compliant lessons, activities, distance learning experiences, Bee Program budgeting and planning tools, community engagement opportunities, and more.

    Click here to view a PDF copy of the Renewal Bee Grant application for your preparation purposes. All final submissions must be made online.

    Eligibility: K-12 schools or non-profit organizations.

    Amount available per project: Up to $1,500

    District Guidelines: An Intent to Submit form must be completed and sent to the Office of Community Development before applying for any grant for Humble ISD.  Please contact Melinna Lopez at the Office of Community Development at 281-641-8141 for more information.

    Application Deadline:  Rolling Deadline. 

     Application Sitehttps://www.wholekidsfoundation.org/programs/honey-bee-hive-grant

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  • Math and Science Project-based Learning

    Posted by MELINNA LOPEZ on 8/31/2021 9:40:00 AM

    Purpose: Toshiba America Foundation accepts applications from teachers who are passionate about making science and mathematics more engaging for their students. The foundation seeks to support teachers by providing funds to support classroom projects. The foundation strongly encourages projects planned and led by individual teachers or teams of teachers for their own classrooms. Successful projects tap into the natural curiosity of students, enable students to frame their own scientific questions, and incorporate the expertise of community partners. Applications must be for project-based learning.

    Eligibility: Science and mathematics teachers in public or private schools may apply for grants to support classroom science and mathematics education, and increase their engagement with the subject matter and improve their learning

    Amount available per project: Up to $5,000

    District Guidelines: An Intent to Submit form must be completed and sent to the Office of Community Development before applying for any grant for Humble ISD.  Please contact Melinna Lopez at the Office of Community Development at 281-641-8141 for more information.

    Application Deadline: September 1, December 1, 2021. 
    *Requests for grants above $5,000 are due May 1 and November 1, 2021. 

     Application Sitehttp://www.toshiba.com/taf/612.jsp

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  • Service-learning Mini-Grants

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 8/31/2021 9:30:00 AM

    Purpose: H2O for Life will provide mini-grants that will assist teachers and students on their journey to participate in our life-changing service-learning program. Provision of grants will allow teachers and students the capability to participate in a service-learning program through the provision of funds for the acquisition of supplies that will lead to success.

    Eligibility: Full-time teachers

    Amount available per project: Up to $500

    District Guidelines: An Intent to Submit form must be completed and sent to the Office of Community Development before applying for any grant for Humble ISD.  Please contact Melinna Lopez at the Office of Community Development at 281-641-8141 for more information.

    Application Deadline:  Rolling Deadline. 

     Application Site: https://www.h2oforlifeschools.org/page/kickstart-your-project-with-a-grant

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  • Classical Instruments Grant

    Posted by MELINNA LOPEZ on 8/31/2021 9:30:00 AM

    Purpose: We believe that playing a stringed instrument can transform a child, giving them experiences and skills that can help make them more successful in life. Through our grants to strings programs, we also strengthen community support for music education. Our matching grants inspire local philanthropy and deeper, long-lasting connections with that local support.

    Eligibility:  K-12 Public Schools

    Amount available per project: Varies. Requires a 50% match.

    District Guidelines: An Intent to Submit form must be completed and sent to the Office of Community Development before applying for any grant for Humble ISD.  Please contact Melinna Lopez at the Office of Community Development at 281-641-8141 for more information.

    Application Deadline:  September 30 & December 31, 2021

     Application Sitehttps://classicsforkids.org/apply-for-a-grant/

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  • Community Impact Grant

    Posted by MELINNA LOPEZ on 8/31/2021 9:25:00 AM

    Purpose: The Home Depot Foundation offers grant awards up to $5,000 to 501c designated organizations (recognized and in good standing with the IRS for a minimum of one year) and tax-exempt public service agencies in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the community. Grants are given in the form of The Home Depot gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, or services and are required to be completed within six months of the approval date.

    Eligibility: 501(c)3 organizations

    Amount available per project: Up to $5,000

    District Guidelines: An Intent to Submit form must be completed and sent to the Office of Community Development before applying for any grant for Humble ISD.  Please contact Melinna Lopez at the Office of Community Development at 281-641-8141 for more information.

    Application Deadline:  December 31, 2021

     Application Site:https://corporate.homedepot.com/grants/community-impact-grants

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