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The Braitmayer Foundation Grant

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Enhance K-12 Education
and Promote Professional Development for Teachers

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Braitmayer Foundation

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Deadline Date:

10/15/18 - Midnight


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Grants of up to $35,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for creative programs to improve the quality of K-12 education. Applicants must submit a Letter of Inquiry by March 15. Priorities for grantmaking include proposals related to school and curriculum reform initiatives, and opportunities for professional development for teachers, particularly those that encourage people of high ability and diverse background to enter and remain in K-12 teaching.

In addition, the Braitmayer Foundation provides modest support of activities in Marion, Massachusetts and surrounding communities that will improve the quality of life for residents in the area.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 169070

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $35,000

Term of Contract:

Multi-year grants are not available.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Foundation is pleased to have its grants used anywhere in the United States as seed money, challenge grants, or to match other grants to the recipient organizations. Organizations must have 501 (c)(3) or another tax-exempt status.


-Organizations that have received funding in the past must wait two years before reapplication.

-Unless a small percentage of the total amount requested, normally the Foundation does not make grants for childcare, pre-kindergarten, or after school programs nor for equipment including hardware, software, and books.

-The Foundation does not make grants to individuals, nor grants for general operating, endowment purposes or building programs.

Pre-Application Information:

Letters of Inquiry Accepted: February 1st to March 15, 2018 (midnight)
Site Visits (if selected): October – January
Notification to Applicants: March 15th, 2019

Letters of Inquiry shall be submitted online, via the website, between February 1st and March 15th. By August 1st, the trustees will invite selected organizations to submit full proposals due October 15th. Normally a representative of the Foundation will conduct a site visit prior to the end of February.

Please note: This grant cycle takes one full year from submission of a Letter of Inquiry to notification and may include a site visit.

Please note: The Foundation is not offering $10,000 grants this cycle.

Applications are accepted in forms other than online, however only with prior approval from foundation staff. Please call the Foundation to request approval.

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

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

Submit Letters of Inquiry Online:

For questions, and to request approval to submit applications in forms other than online, contact:

Sabina Taj
(410) 480-2799

Grant Coverage Areas:

In addition to educational grants throughtout the USA, the Braitmayer Foundation provides modest support to Marion, Massachusetts and surrounding communities.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming