• Innovation in Education

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 7/1/2020 10:00:00 AM

    Purpose: Over the past fifty-five years, the Rachael and Ben Vaughan Foundation has awarded grants in the areas of education, environmental preservation, health care, human rights, poverty reduction, religious support, and substance abuse. This year, the Foundation will again primarily support organizations working in these fields.  

    Eligibility: Grants for charitable purposes will be made only to organizations that are tax-exempt under Sections 501(c)(3) or 170(b)(1)(a)(vi) of the Internal Revenue Code.

    Amount available per project: Range between $2,000 and $20,000.

    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:   Septmeber 15, 2020

     Application Sitehttp://www.rbvfoundation.org/making

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  • Learning & Leadership grants

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 6/30/2020 11:40:00 AM

    Purpose: The purpose of the NEA Foundation’s COVID-19 Response - Student Success Grants is to support educator-led initiatives that increase educational equity and opportunity, responding to student needs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Successful projects will support creativity and individuality in student learning, while clearly responding to needs that emerged or worsened during the pandemic.

    Amount available per project: Grant amounts of either $2,000 and $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:   July 15, 2020

     Application Site: https://www.neafoundation.org/for-educators/covid-rapid-response-grants/covid-response-learning-leadership-grants/

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  • Student Success Grant- Response to COVID-19

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 6/30/2020 11:40:00 AM

    Purpose: The purpose of the NEA Foundation’s COVID-19 Response - Student Success Grants is to support educator-led initiatives that increase educational equity and opportunity, responding to student needs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Successful projects will support creativity and individuality in student learning, while clearly responding to needs that emerged or worsened during the pandemic.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be teachers, education support professionals, or specialized instructional support personnel and must be current NEA members.

    Amount available per project: Grant amounts of either $2,000 and $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:   July 15, 2020

     Application Sitehttps://www.neafoundation.org/for-educators/covid-rapid-response-grants/covid-response-student-success-grants/

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  • Music Engineering and Sound Programs

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 6/30/2020 11:25:00 AM

    Purpose: The Les Paul Foundation inspires innovative and creative thinking by sharing the legacy of Les Paul through support of music education, recording, innovation and medical research related to hearing. 

    The Les Paul Foundation

    • Awards grants to music, music engineering and sound programs that serve youth.
    • Provides grants for medical research and programs related to hearing impairment.
    • Supports public exhibits displaying Les Paul’s life achievements.

    Eligibility: 501(c)(3)

    Amount available per project: Varies.

    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:   Sept. 15, 2020

     Application Site: https://www.lespaulfoundation.org/programs/

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  • Improving STEM Learning

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 6/30/2020 11:25:00 AM

    Purpose: The Toshiba Foundation funds innovative idea for improving STEM (Science, technology, engineering and math) learning in your classroom.

    Eligibility: K-12 teachers

    Amount available per project: Up to $5,000 and more than $5,000 depending on grant cycle. 

    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:   Varies. Ucoming 9/1/2020. 

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

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  • STEM Innovation

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 6/30/2020 11:15:00 AM

    Purpose: The American Honda Foundation engages in grant making that reflects the basic tenets, beliefs and philosophies of Honda companies, which are characterized by the following qualities: imaginative, creative, youthful, forward-thinking, scientific, humanistic and innovative. We support youth education with a specific focus on the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects in addition to the environment.

    Eligibility: Nonprofit charitable organizations classified as a 501(c) (3) or a public school district, private/public elementary and secondary schools.

    Amount available per project: The grant range is from $20,000 to $75,000 over a one-year period.

    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 PM ET on August 1, 2020

     Application Sitehttps://www.honda.com/community/applying-for-a-grant

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  • Native Plant Education

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 6/30/2020

    Purpose: The Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education (SFE) program began in 1996 as a way to honor Wild Ones founder, Lorrie Otto, who advocated for environmental stewardship and the value of native landscaping. Annually, Wild Ones awards from $150 to $500 to each selected grant project to purchase native plants and seeds to help establish a hands-on nature education area for youth engagement.

    Eligibility: U.S. schools, nature centers, public and non-profit places of learning serving preschool through high school

    Amount available per project: $150 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:   October. 15, 2020

     Application Site: https://wildones.org/wp-content/images/SFE-Grant-Application.pdf?ebf423&ebf423

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  • Technology Grant

    Posted by Melinna Lopez on 6/15/2020 2:45:00 PM

    Purpose: Social responsibility is an ethical framework and suggests that an individual has an obligation to act for the benefit of society at large. Studies suggest that education through technology can improve knowledge retention, concentration and understanding. Create a unique lesson plan on how you would use technology to teach social responsibility. For example, you can develop social action projects, teach the effects of reducing our carbon footprint, and so on. Help your students engage with educational content through interactive learning experiences. You could win $1,000 toward technology for your classroom!

    Eligibility: Full-time as a Kindergarten-12th grade teachers.

    Amount available per project: $1,000 toward technology for your classroom!

    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 PM ET on August 3, 2020

     Application Site: https://internet.frontier.com/resources/education/teacher-grant/

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  • Community Action Project

    Posted by MELINNA LOPEZ on 2/21/2020 11:00:00 AM

    Purpose: The Jane Goodall Institute offers Roots and Shoots minigrants to organize and implement youth-led community action programs. Grants are intended to support youth leadership and service-learning. Youth groups identify local needs, prioritize their findings, and develop solutions to community problems.

    Eligibility: Eligible applicants are US educators, school groups, and individuals who work with children and youth. Interested applicants must first become a member of the Roots and Shoots initiative; registration is free. Applications must be submitted online.

    Amount available per project: Grants of $200 are awarded.

    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:  March 2, April 13, May 11

     Application Sitehttps://www.rootsandshoots.org/take-action/find-funding/

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  • Welding Grant

    Posted by MELINNA LOPEZ on 2/21/2020 10:45:00 AM

    Purpose: Now in it's sixth, our 'Spark Something Great' educational grant has already helped 52 schools realize the benefit of teaching plasma cutting technology and applications with the most advanced and versatile system on the market today - the Powermax45® XP. Each grantee also received an AWS SENSE approved 'Plasma Cutting Technology: Theory and Practice' curriculum kit that includes everything needed to introduce students to  plasma cutting.

    Due to an increase in grant applications, Hypertherm now offers 12 grant packages (increased from 10 in 2019). See below for more details, or download the program brochure.

    Eligibility:

    • Schools must be located in the USA or Canada. Public high school or secondary school, post-secondary technical or vocational school, college, university or union training facility.
    • Offer a welding or metal fabrication course(s) and agree to use Hypertherm-provided products to teach plasma cutting and gouging during each welding of metal fabrication introductory course.
    • The welding/fabrication program is stable and will continue to be offered in the foreseeable future.
    • Winning schools and Hypertherm agree to allow mention of each other in marketing and public relations activities including printed publications, social, online, and other media.

    Amount available per project: Equipment and technology valued up to $2,070 are awarded.

    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:  April 1, 2020

     Application Sitehttps://visit.hypertherm.com/2020GrantInfo

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