Enjoy the Latest Elementary Education Grants Available

Many children go to pre-school before going into elementary school. However, for a lot of children, Kindergarten is their first experience with learning. For this reason, it is dire that these schools and classrooms get proper funding, so they can give the best education possible to these children. GrantWatch is here to help by providing schools and teachers with a central place to look for grants. National Kindergarten Day is on April 21. And in honor of the day, GrantWatch will be sharing the top 10 elementary education grants that are currently available.

Education is a crucial part of society. With a good education system, the economy will thrive and the workforce will be at its strongest. Education shapes the minds of the current and future generations of the world. It creates doctors, teachers, politicians, writers, scientists, engineers, artists, and so much more. When talking about education, it is important to start at the beginning. Early education is critical. It introduces children to various topics they will see later on in life and is the building block for their academic future.

10 Grants to Celebrate National Kindergarten Day

  1. Firstly, there are grants of up to $125 and pet store discounts to PreK-9 teachers to teach about responsible pet care. Funding is to offset the costs of current pet maintenance or for the purchase of new pets for the classroom. Eligible pets include small mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and arachnids.
  2. Grants to U.S. nonprofits and K-12 schools to equip music programs with musical instruments. The applicant organization must show evidence of need and a commitment to raising matching funds.
  3. There are also grants of $500 to U.S. educators for classroom projects related to aviation. Grant funds may go to the costs of transportation, field trips, and materials, or to fund another aviation project.
  4. Funding of up to $1,000 is available to U.S. K-5 teachers at public and nonprofit private schools for creative educational programming. Funding is to increase student success rates in science, technology, engineering, and math by introducing original project-based learning ideas.
  5. Additionally, there are grants to nonprofits, school districts, and elementary and secondary schools for programs to support PreK-12 STEM education.
  6. There are also grants of up to $1,000 to U.S. pre-K-12 teachers for projects that enhance education through art. Funding is to cover costs associated with visual art supplies and materials.
  7. In addition, in-kind grants of essential school supplies are available to U.S. teachers in underserved schools.
  8. There are also in-kind donations to nonprofits, groups, municipalities, and schools to create community play spaces for children and youth.
  9. Grants of materials are also available to public elementary schools, Head Start programs, and preschools for a STEM learning program.
  10. Finally, grants of up to $3,000 are open to nonprofits, schools, and libraries to purchase books for mobile lending libraries. Funding may go to purchasing fiction and nonfiction books geared for children and youth from preschool through 8th grade.

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Looking for similar Kindergarten grants? GrantWatch has a category specifically for elementary education grants on its site. This category includes grants for public, private, parochial, faith-based, and charter schools for elementary education including STEM, flexible classrooms, career education, anti-bullying, special needs, parenting education, and counseling services.

Also, make sure to sign up for a paid subscription to GrantWatch. By doing so, you and your organization can receive access to more than 8,000 grants for nonprofits, small businesses, and individuals. This includes full eligibility criteria, contact information for grant funders, and application links.

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