Foundation / Corporation
Grants ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 to USA nonprofits and schools in eligible regions for public education and community service projects. Funding is intended for STEM projects, career and technical training in the skilled trades, as well as community service projects, with particular emphasis on programs that have a strong tangible or capital improvement need.
Please see the list of eligible communities in Additional Eligibility Information below.
Preferred Projects – Preference will be given to proposals that fund:
- Tangible items such as equipment, materials and capital improvements.
- Projects that enhance STEM and skilled trades learning in the technical, industrial and manufacturing pathways, including career, technical, and adult-education efforts.
- Activities that provide opportunities for students to participate in STEM or skilled trades learning experiences that enhance existing curriculum and programming.
- Projects that assist schools in meeting state and federal requirements or “best practices.”
- Projects that prepare individuals for placement in the workforce such as through certifications, licensure, or training.
- Projects that benefit a large number of students over many years, as well as a large cross-section of the student population as opposed to a limited number of students.
GrantWatch ID#: 175818
The vast majority of Foundation grants are awarded in the $2,000 to $5,000 denomination.
The Foundation generally “proactively” seeks funding opportunities that exceed $5,000.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For requests between $2,000 and $5,000, register and apply here:
For larger requests or questions, contact the Foundation via the online form:
USA: California: Chino, Corona, and Lodi; Florida: Deerfield Beach, Plant City, and Sarasota; Georgia: Conyers, Lithonia, Social Circle, and Thomaston; Idaho: Twin Falls; Illinois: Lincolnshire, University Park, North Aurora, Urbana, and parts of Chicago; Kentucky: Horse Cave and Owensboro; Maryland: Federalsburg; Michigan: Mid-Michigan; primarily Ingham and Eaton Counties; limited grantmaking in Clinton and Jackson Counties; Mississippi: Quitman; North Carolina: Randleman; Oklahoma: Ada; Pennsylvania: Leola and Lancaster; Texas: Dallas, Grand Prairie, and Waxahachie; Washington: Lacey and Tumwater