Grant Information

Grant Name / Sponsor (link) Description Target Population Requirements/Comments Award Range

Science and Math Grants for Grades 6-12/



For teachers who are passionate about making science and math more engaging for their students.

K-5 and

6-12 teachers

Although not designated specifically for students with disabilities and/or technology, the possibilities for an innovative teacher are limitless.

K-5 grants are due by Oct 1 each year.
Grade 6-12 applications for $5,000 or less are accepted on a rolling basis, throughout the calendar year. Grants requests of more than $5,000 are reviewed twice a year. Applications for grants of more than $5,000 are due August 1st and February 1st each year.


ING Unsung Heroes

Scholarship America


For teachers with a class project short on funds, long on potential.

K-12 teachers

Although not designated specifically for students with disabilities and/or technology, the possibilities for an innovative teacher are limitless.

Applications for 2013 are due on April 30, 2013.

Note: Rebecca Brewer, the 2011 First Place Winner, is from Troy HS in Michigan. She won $27,000 for use in the classroom!


Community Impact Grants Program

Home Depot

Grants, up to $5,000, are available to registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, public schools or tax-exempt public service agencies in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their community. Grants are given in the form of Home Depot gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, or services.

Public schools

This is a great opportunity for students with disabilities to participate in community outreach by helping senior citizens, veterans or the disabled.

For 2013 funding, The Home Depot Foundation’s Community Impact Grants Program will accept proposals for grants beginning February 1, 2013 through August 13, 2013.


Raytheon Corp has several grants.*

Math Hero Awards - Math teachers and volunteers who work with students are eligible to receive a $2,500 Math Hero award with a matching $2,500 grant award for their school.

Middle School Scholarship - Issuing a challenge to all 6th, 7th and 8th grade students to show how their favorite hobby, sport, subject or activity would not exist without math.

Primarily MS and HS

The Math Hero application form must be postmarked by May 15, 2013.
The application form for the First Robotics Scholarship program for students is available and open from March 1 – April 30, 2013.

See third column and site.

Beyond Words: The Dollar General Library Relief Fund

Disaster relief funds from Dollar General for K-12 school libraries that have sustained damage from natural disasters. In Michigan, floods or tornados would qualify.


Maybe some Michigan schools who could use this help. Check out the link.

Deadline is rolling.

Awards are from

$5,000 to $15,000

The Calypso Systems Integrated Classroom Grant Program

This program is designed to provide counties, districts and municipalities with the opportunity to receive equipment grants intended to facilitate the evaluation of various classroom multimedia, user interface, and control and technology management products. The program is directed specifically towards entities involved with either (a) the design of new school buildings or (b) substantial upgrades to existing school buildings.

Available only to K-12 districts.

If you click on the link and then on Online Application you'll find that school districts must fill out the application.

Deadline is ongoing.

Awards are in the form of equipment.


GTECH, maker of GTECH Gaming Solutions, opens its "After School Advantage Program" providing state-of-the-art computer labs to after-school programs targeting disadvantaged youth and at-risk children aged 5-15. Existing after-school programs in need of a computer program and nonprofits within the GTECH business jurisdictions are eligible.

Michigan schools are eligible.

Must have an existing after-school program that is in need of computers. Proposals are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.

Up to $15,000