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AFA Educator Grant

Grants to USA K-12 Teachers for Aerospace Science
and Technology Activities in the Classroom

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Funding Source:

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Air Force Association (AFA)

Deadline Date:

12/15/20 11:59 PST

Description:

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Grants of up to $500 to USA K-12 teachers to integrate aerospace education into the class curriculum. Priority will be given to activities that relate to aerospace science and technologies. Funding is intended for projects that meet the educational needs of students and positively influence student learning.

The Air Force Association believes that one of the most significant means to affect student learning is to fund grants to meet the unmet and unfunded educational needs of students. Each school year, the Association awards grants to worthy projects that significantly influence student learning. Based on the funding available, the Association will choose to invest in projects that best serve the nation's students and support the mission of the Air Force Association.

The Educator Grant program promotes aerospace education activities in classrooms from kindergarten through twelfth grades. The program encourages development of innovative aerospace activities within the prescribed curriculum.

Acceptable activities may include but are not limited to:

  • Classroom science or technology demonstration kits
  • Classroom science supplies
  • Science and technology software for K-12 use
  • Science manipulatives
  • Supplies for making flying objects
  • Supplies for robotic program

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 159365

Estimated Size of Grant:

Association awards grants of up to $500.

Term of Contract:

Funds must be used within six months of approval.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

USA K-12 teachers may apply.

One grant per teacher, maximum of two teachers per school, will be considered under this program.

Funds will not be considered for the following:
- Registration fees for competitions
- T-shirts, promotional items or awards
- Teacher workshop fees
- Activities that benefit less than 15 students

Pre-Application Information:

AFA Educator Grant applications are accepted from September 1st through December 15th at 11:59 PST. Educator Grants are awarded in February.

AFA will not consider hardcopy or faxed applications.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/67883-Air-Force-Association

Air Force Association
1501 Lee Highway
Arlington, VA 22209

Phone: (703) 247-5800
Fax: (703) 247-5853

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