2020-21 Education Minnesota Foundation grant deadlines

The Education Minnesota Foundation for Excellence in Teaching and Learning has multiple grants with a deadline approaching. For details about the grants and how to apply, go to www.edmnfoundation.org. There’s a grant waiting for you!

Professional Development Grants for teachers, ESPs and higher education faculty
Awarded twice a year, ESPs and teachers may request up to $1,500, and higher education faculty may request up to $3,000.

A Professional Development Grant can also be used for groups to either attend professional development or be trained at their worksite. Deadlines: Nov. 6 and April 2

National Board Certified Teachers Scholarship
Members can receive $500 per component, up to $1,000 total. Deadline: Nov. 6

Classroom-Focused Grants
Applicants may request up to $3,000. Deadline: Dec. 4

Bruce Vento Science Educator Grant
For educators who teach science as part of their day and want to acquire and share new skills and knowledge; this grant may also fund equipment or materials needed in science classrooms. Deadline: Dec. 4

Second-Year Classroom Grants
Applicants may request up to $3,000. Deadline: April 2

IMPACT Grant
IMPACT Grant projects must be coordinated by an active member of Education Minnesota who has teamed up with a nonprofit organization or their local union/school district. Approximately $15,000 is available for one year. The budget should reflect a one-year project. Deadline: Jan. 8

IMPACT Grant, second year
Funding is available for IMPACT projects wanting to continue into a second year. Deadline: April 2