Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Horizon Awards

Grants to Albuquerque, New Mexico Public School
Teachers and Staff for Innovative Classroom Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

Albuquerque Public Schools (APS) Education Foundation

Deadline Date:

09/24/18 5:00 PM MST


Request a Grant Writer

Grants of up to $1,500 and grants of up to $5,000 to Albuquerque, New Mexico K-12 public school teachers and staff to provide students with innovative educational opportunities. Funding is specifically intended to support classroom projects that advance student learning in three key areas: STEM subjects, fine arts, and literacy.

The ultimate goal of these grants is to support proposals that advance excellence and student achievement within APS.

Eligible proposals:

- May come from elementary, middle, or high school staff members.
- Should use measurable outcomes to determine the success of the project.
- Should be well conceived and clearly written.
- Should represent a good fiscal investment for the APSEF Foundation and its donor community.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 176062

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant:

Applicants for Horizon Awards can propose budgets of up to $1,500 for an individual project targeting a single classroom and budgets of up to $5,000 for a team project targeting multiple classrooms.

Term of Contract:

Horizon Awards are intended for the 2018-19 school year. Awardees should be ready to make every effort to spend their grant awards as soon as they are received. If requested, the Foundation will consider requests to carry over funding to the next school year on a limited basis.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants are certified, school-based staff members, such as teachers, educational assistants, librarians, counselors, social workers and others. As a part of the application, the applicant must certify that the principal is aware of the proposal and supports the application.

A Horizon Award will not be funded without the support of school administration. Only school employees may submit applications.

No out-of-state travel will be funded in 2018-19.

Pre-Application Information:

Horizon Awards are granted once a year in the fall.

Deadline to Apply: September 24, 2018 at 5pm MST.

Please Note:

- Agreements or partnerships with outside nonprofit groups should have the approval of APS administration. Funding will go to the school, and not directly to a partner nonprofit.
- Projects funded through the Horizon Awards are school-specific. If a teacher changes schools before the implementation of the grant, funds must be returned to the APS Education Foundation.
- All technology should comply with APS requirements.

Contact Information:

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

Click here to apply online:

Grant Writer & Manager
Tel: (505) 880-3708

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 25704
Albuquerque NM 87125-0704

Physical Address:
6400 Uptown Blvd. NE, Suite 630
East Albuquerque 87110 Map

Phone: (505) 881-0841
Fax: (505) 872-8861

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: New Mexico: Albuquerque