How to Get a School Grant: Grant Opportunities!

After School Grants Project from the RBC Foundation USA - the RBC After-School Grants Project offers funding to programs that provide a range of structured, supervised activities for K-12 students in the critical hours after the school day ends. The After School Grants Project focuses on programs that improve academic achievement of students; increase students’ self-esteem through skill development activities rather than free play time; reinforce basic social skills such as cooperation, team-building and conflict resolution to help youth begin to develop workplace competencies; focus on activities such as mentoring, tutoring, literacy education, music and art lessons, computer instruction and homework help; encourage and develop partnerships between home, schools and the community; are financially accessible with no or very low participation fees; provide a safe environment; and assist at-risk or underserved communities.

States: All States

Average Amount: $1,000.00 - $15,000.00

Total Amount: $2,000,000.00

Address: 60 S. 6th St., M.S. P20 Minneapolis, MN United States 55402-4422

Telephone: 612-371-2936


Website: RBC Foundation USA

Eligibility: Public School, Other

Program Areas: After-School, Arts, At-Risk/Character, Community Involvement/Volunteerism, Early Childhood, General Education, Health/PE, Math, Reading, Science/Environmental, Social Studies

Deadline: 2/28/2015

Challenge Educational Grants from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Grants are given to support K-12 and higher educational institutions. The main themes they support are: Freshwater, Forests and Grasslands, Oceans and Coasts, and Community Stewardship. NFWF supports more than 70 grant programs to protect and restore our nation’s wildlife and habitats. They encourage you to read their complete list of conservation programs and review the program goals and guidelines to select the one appropriate for you. Federal, state and local governments, educational institutions and nonprofit organizations are welcome to apply twice annually for matching grants from our conservation priority programs.

States: All States

Average Amount: $10,000.00 - $150,000.00        

Total Amount: $60,000,000.00 - $95,000,000.00

Address: 1133 Fifteenth Street, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20005

Telephone: 202-857-0166


Website: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Eligibility: Public School, Private School, Higher Education, Other

Program Areas: Community Involvement/Volunteerism, Science/Environmental, Social Studies

Deadline: Ongoing