Other Grant and Funding Opportunities for EducatorsShare
NIAF GrantsThe National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) offers a variety of grants. For more information, contact Alexandra Dall at (202) 939-3118 or via email: email@example.com.
NIAF grant program website (exit WisItalia) - you must apply online.
NIAF has four grant category designations in which it awards monies to applicants:
- Italian Language Grants
- Culture and Heritage Grants
- Fellowship Grants
- Youth Program Grants
- Category I: $1,000 to $2,500
- Category II: $2,501 to $10,000
- Category III: $10,001 and up
Application Deadline: June 29, 2012
Winners Announced: September 28, 2012
Other Funding Opportunities
- Adopt-A-Classroom (exit WisItalia) -Adopt-A-Classroom invites the community into the classroom in support of teachers and their students. By adopting a classroom, donors form partnerships with specific classrooms providing financial and moral support. The result is a meaningful contribution to education in which donors experience the impact of their efforts and celebrate in a classroom's success.
- DonorsChoose.org (exit WisItalia) - DonorsChoose.org is an online non-profit charity connecting public school teachers with people who want to support classroom learning. All projects at DonorsChoose.org have been submitted by public school teachers who seek resources that will help their students learn. Contributions are tax-deductible and donors hear back from the classroom they choose to support. Educators - sign up for an account at www.donorschoose.org/teacher/index.html (exit WisItalia).
- National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) (exit WisItalia) - The National Endowment for the Arts is a public agency dedicated to supporting excellence in the arts, both new and established; bringing the arts to all Americans; and providing leadership in arts education. Established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government, the Endowment is the nation's largest annual funder of the arts, bringing great art to all 50 states, including rural areas, inner cities, and military bases. The NEA may fund Italian Art Summer Seminars and Institutes.
- National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) (exit WisItalia) - NEH is an independent grant-making agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities. The NEH may fund Italian Language Summer Seminars and Institutes.
- National Teacher Registry (exit WisItalia) - The National Teacher Registry is a free service for schools and teachers that enables them to create a list of the items they need for their classrooms. Conceptually it is similar to a wedding or baby shower registry. With the National Teacher Registry, parents and others can find a teacher's registry, purchase items from the list, and have the items delivered to the classroom. The Teacher Registry has over 40,000 educational items for teachers to choose from for their wish lists! Spread the word!! See their Facebook page www.facebook.com/pages/National-Teacher-Registry/114815968544416 (exit WisItalia).
- The Foundation Center (exit WisItalia) - The Foundation Center is the nation's leading authority on philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust. The Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. grantmakers and their grants and assists in locating grants, refining searches and connecting you to helpful resources. For example, search on grants pertaining to education at http://foundationcenter.org/ntee/ (exit WisItalia)
- The NEA Foundation (exit WisItalia) - The National Education Association (NEA) Foundation, through the unique strength of its partnership with educators, advances student achievement by investing in public education that will prepare each of America’s children to learn and thrive in a rapidly changing world. The NEA Foundation supports a variety of efforts by teachers, education support professionals, and higher education faculty and staff to improve student learning in the nation's public schools, colleges, and universities.
- U.S. Department of Education (exit WisItalia) - Apply for discretionary grants from the U.S. Department of Education. The website includes a section on how to apply for a grant and current grant opportunities.