New Opportunities: August 3rd, 2021

Grant Opportunities:

Sponsored by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics: August 31st!

Website:https://www.aiaa.org/get-involved/students-educators/aiaa-foundation-classroom-grant-program
Contact:Sha’Niece Simmons
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
12700 Sunrise Valley Dr. Ste. 200
Reston, VA 20191-5807

Phone: 800.639.2422
Email: Sha’NieceS@aiaa.org
Description:The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) believes that one of the most significant means to inspire and advance the future of aerospace is to fund grants to meet the unmet and unfunded educational needs of students. The AIAA Foundation Classroom Grant program promotes aerospace education activities in classrooms from kindergarten through grade 12 that significantly influence student learning. Funds are considered for the following materials needed for an activity: classroom science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) demonstration kits; STEM software and supplies; mathematics manipulatives materials; and parts and supplies for robotics programs and for making flying objects.

Eligible teachers must be current AIAA Educator Associate members actively engaged in kindergarten through grade 12 classroom education prior to receiving a grant. Applications must be submitted online.
Eligibility:Public, Private, Charter, Other (including homeschool, 501 (c)(3) organizations)
Award(s):Grants up to $550 are awarded.
Deadline(s):Applications are due August 31, 2021.
Focus:Engineering, Professional Development, STEM/STEAM/STREAM, Technology Education/Computer Science, Technology Equipment/Devices
Grade Level(s):6-8, 9-12, 3-5, K-2
Content Area(s):Mathematics, Science
21st Century
Themes and Skills:
Collaboration, Communication, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Innovation, Problem Solving

Sponsored by Association for Middle Level Education Foundation Fund–for next April!

Website:http://www.amle.org/AboutAMLE/AMLEAwards/CollaborationMini-Grant/tabid/675/Default.aspx
Contact:Association for Middle Level Education
2550 Corporate Exchange Dr. Ste. 324
Columbus, OH 43231

Phone: 614.895.4730; 800.528.6672 (Toll-free)
Email: info@amle.org; membercenter@amle.org
Description:The Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) Foundation Fund annually awards a Collaboration Minigrant to recognize middle-level teachers who have taken leadership roles in developing collaborative projects within and outside their schools. The grant is awarded to enhance an existing collaborative project or to institute a proposed program.

Eligible applicants are professional members or schools that have been AMLE school members for at least 12 months before applying for a grant. Applications must be submitted by email.
Eligibility:Public, Private, Charter
Award(s):Two grants of $3,000 each are awarded.
Deadline(s):Applications are due April 15, annually.
Focus:General Education, Professional Development
Grade Level(s):6-8
21st Century
Themes and Skills:
Critical Thinking


Education & Youth Grants: Sponsored by Publix Super Markets Charities: August 31st

Website:https://publixcharities.org/request-support-publix-charities/
Contact:Publix Super Markets Charities


Phone: 863.688.1188 ext. 54276
Email: charitable.donationshelp@publix.com
Description:Publix Super Markets Charities makes grants in the areas of education, youth, reducing hunger, and alleviating homelessness in the states where Publix stores operate. Examples of prior education and youth funding include support for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics learning for students and teachers; summer camps, after-school enrichment, and sports programming; and mentoring.

Eligible applicants are schools, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations, and government entities located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. A Publix employee or board member must register schools and organizations. Applications must be submitted using the online system.
Eligibility:Public, Private, Charter, Other (including homeschool, 501 (c)(3) organizations)
Award(s):Awards vary.
Deadline(s):Applications for education and youth programs are accepted year-round. Applications for hunger relief programs are accepted March 1 through April 30, 2021. Applications for housing and shelter programs are accepted July 1 through August 31, 2021.
Focus:General Education, Professional Development, Underserved Populations/At Risk
Grade Level(s):9-12, Adult, Higher Ed, PreK, K-2, 6-8, 3-5
State(s):Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

IF/THEN Spotlight

ach month, this spotlight will highlight new programs, resources, and role models that are part of IF/THEN®, an initiative from Lyda Hill Philanthropies designed to activate a culture shift among young girls and introduce them to STEM careers.

To celebrate World Aviation Day (August 19, 2021) we are spotlighting the IF/THEN® curated Space & Aviation resources featuring women in fields ranging from NASA scientists to aviation engineers and astrophysicists. Here are just a few inspiring women in space and aviation:
Jasmine Sadler On-the-job
Jasmine Sadler STEM Journey
Mission Unstoppable: How Do Planes Stay in the Air?
Adele Luta Fun Facts
Adele Fieldshot 1
Adele Fieldshot 2
Can a Satellite Drop From the Sky Into Your Backyard?!
| Curiosity CampCamp
GoldieBlox Activity Sheet: DIY Model Satellite
Sydney Hamilton Long Profile
IF-THEN Webinar SeriesIF/THEN® Collection Webinar Series
NGCP is hosting a series of webinars featuring the IF/THEN® Collection to highlight ways to use the resources to support equity, increase representation of women in STEM, and engage girls in STEM.

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