Funding & Grant Opportunities

Some of these have rolling deadlines, others have federal fiscal year related deadlines.

Kinder Lab Robotics

This is a list of STEM/STEAM grants available for preK – elementary schools.



Opportunities at the K – 12 level. Scroll down to see program descriptions:

For undergrads. Scroll down to see program descriptions:


STEM Grants list

These STEM grants are available for K-12 & nonprofits.


The NEA Foundation

Helps school districts to get funding for labs, etc. One of their goals is to increase educational opportunities for high-need students.


U.S. Dept. of Education

They have some SEED grants available, along with other resources, including how to get IES funding or a Pell grant.


Massachusetts Life Sciences

They have grants for equipment for middle schools & high schools. Not every school district is eligible since they’re trying to target urban or lower-income students.


Afterschool Alliance

Funding for afterschool STEM programs – a list.


PLTW (Project Lead the Way)

For elementary – high school, for computer science, biomedical, & engineering.


Sigma Xi

Grants-in-Aid of Research is more for funding undergraduate & graduate level research. Sigma Xi is also a good job or internship search site.



This is a list of federal grants for different levels.


Society for Science – STEM action grants

$5000 grants for nonprofits.

Resilient Educator

General education grants list (not necessarily just STEM)


They have lists of grants for 501(c)(3) nonprofits. You may have to pay to get full access, though.


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