Funding Opportunities for K–12 Teachers
Grant Spotlight: $500 for Classroom Supplies, Materials and Equipment
The application window is now open for the 2022 Association
of American Educators Foundation Classroom Grant. The program
will award multiple $500 grant to classroom educators to be used for
supplies, software, lab materials, AV equipment, books and other
According to the AAE, the grant is highly competitive, and only "a
fraction of those who apply" will receive funding.
The grant program is open to all full-time educators who have not
received funding from AAE within the last two years. AAE members have
an advantage in the determination of awards, but membership is not a
requirement. (Membership is $198 annually, or $25 annually for
The deadline for applications is March 1. An application and further details about the grant can be found at
AAE is also offering $500 scholarships for educators to cover training and other expenses related to professional development. The deadline for those scholarships is also March1. Details can be found on AAE's scholarship application page.
About the Author
David Nagel is editorial director of 1105 Media's Education Technology Group and editor-in-chief of THE Journal and STEAM Universe. A 29-year publishing veteran, Nagel has led or contributed to dozens of technology, art and business publications.
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