General Opportunities

These grants support general education, health, social services, and other needs that schools have. Do you know of a grant that isn't listed here? Send it to the Grants Office to include on the list.

  • AAUW Community Action Grant: Provides grants to empower women and girls. 

    ALDI Smart Kids Program:  Their mission is to build up communities by supporting nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving Children's  Health & Wellness, combating Food Insecurity , and supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

    Association of American Educators Foundation Classroom Grant: Foundation provides classroom grants for a variety of projects.  

    Big Lots Donation Requests: Providing a service-learning curriculum that aligns with educational standards; Promoting servant leadership through academic and experiential learning. Improving classroom learning outcomes through innovation.

    Brady Education FoundationThe Foundation is accepting proposals focused on evaluating programs that have the potential of helping to close the opportunity and resulting achievement gaps associated with race and family income.

    Caplan Foundation for Early Education: Provides funding in the following areas; Early Childhood Welfare, Early Childhood Education and Play, and Parenting Education.

    Community First Community Cares: Community First is a big supporter of our community. 

    Educational Leadership Grant: The Edward E. Ford Foundation seeks to improve secondary education by supporting U.S. independent schools and encouraging promising practices. The Foundation seeks proposals that are innovative and replicable and have a ripple effect where the benefits of the successful pursuit of an idea will not be limited to a single school. These grants are made in response to requests of up to $250,000, matched at least 1:1. Educational Leadership Grants are awarded based on the quality of the proposal and other considerations in terms of the school's operation, but it does not favor certain areas of independent school work. 

    Good Neighbor Citizenship Company Grants: StateFarm's company grant program. Through education grants, our funding is directed toward initiatives that support: Academic performance improvement programs that impact K-12 students, Education initiatives that more directly support underserved individuals (13 years and older), helping them enroll in post-secondary education and obtain the skills and credentials they need to be successful in today’s workforce, and Service-learning programs that provide students opportunities to connect and apply learning skills from the classroom to address unmet needs that exist in their community

    Home Depot Community Impact Grant: Grants are offered throughout the year.  

    IKEA Vision: Provides product donations. 

    Lawrence Foundation: The Foundation supports environmental, human services, disaster relief, and other causes. The Foundation does not support religious, charter, or magnet schools. Nonprofit organizations that have 501(c)3 status, or public schools and libraries, are eligible for contributions or grants.

    NEA Student Success Grants: Grants are awarded for resource materials for various educational projects. MUST BE A NEA MEMBER.

    The Karma for Cara Microgrant Program: The Foundation encourages kids 18 and under to apply for funds to complete service projects in their communities.

    Panera Bread: Provides food donations. 

    Partnership for Play: Offers playground grant through the Matching Funds Grant Program 

    Pets in the ClassroomSponsored by the Pet Care Trust, the goal of the program is to establish healthy child-pet relationships at an early age by supporting responsible pet care in classrooms across the country. Many public school teachers have very limited resources for the support of classroom animals. In order to receive reimbursement, teachers must shop at a local pet supply store. 

    Southeastern Grocers: Parent company for Fresco, Harveys, and Winn-Dixie stores. Provides donations through gift cards, sponsorship, or wishes.  

    Sparkplug Foundation: Provides grants to new projects of established nonprofits that are addressing the fields of music, education, and community organizing. 

    Target Local Store Giving: Provides donations through gift cards.

    Walmart Local Community Grants: A K-12 public or nonprofit private school, or charter school with a proposed project that benefits the community at large, such as food pantries, soup kitchens, and clothing closets and CyberGrants FrontDoor verified are eligible to apply.

    Wawa Foundation: Provides support through grants, in-kind donations, and local sponsorship.

    Youth Service America: Provides funding for students to take action on issues that affect their communities. 


    Culinary Opportunities

    Emeril Lagasse Foundation:  Provide opportunities to inspire through culinary, nutrition and arts education with a focus on life skills development. 

    Food , Nutrition and Wellness Grants: Provides sustainable food for all, and to assist schools and communities. 

    Healthy Eating Grants: Provide grant opportunities for cooking demonstrations, tastings, after-school programs, and cooking classes.