Tuesday, March 19, 2013

We've moved!

The WOU Sponsored Research Office's Funding Opportunities blog has moved!  Please click on the following link for the new WOU Sponsored Research Office blog.

Saturday, March 9, 2013

American Honda seeks STEM applications

The American Honda Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American Honda Motor Company, is accepting applications from nonprofit organizations and schools for programs that support science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education. Environmental projects, job training, and literacy programs also will be considered.

Grants of up to $75,000 will be awarded to 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations, public school districts, and private/public elementary and secondary schools listed by the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics.

Amount: $75,000

Date due: The foundation accepts applications on a quarterly basis. Deadlines for the 2013 grantmaking cycle are February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1.

For more information, click here.

Lawrence Foundations supports Education, Environment

The Lawrence Foundation awards grants in support of the environment, education, human services, disaster relief, and other causes.  The foundation awards both program and operating grants with no geographic restrictions.

Amount: Varies

Date due: (rolling) April 30, 2013; November 1, 2013

For more information, click here.

Arts, Culture & Design in Schools

Arts, Culture & Design in Schools, a charitable initiative of national retailerTarget, is accepting applications from schools and nonprofit organizations for programs that bring arts and cultural experiences directly to K-12 students.

The company awards grants of $2,000 for programs that enhance the classroom curricula by bringing the arts and cultural experiences to schools via in-school performances, artist-in-residency programs, workshops, and so on. Programs must take place between September 2013 and August 2014.

Amount: $2,000

Date due: April 30, 2013

For more information, click here.

Promoting Psychology in Secondary Schools

The American Psychological Foundation provides financial support for innovative research and programs that enhance the power of psychology to elevate the human condition and advance human potential. APF's Pre-College Psychology Grant program provides financial support for efforts aimed at improving the quality of education in psychological science and its application in secondary schools for talented students.

The program awards grants of up to $20,000 to projects that improve the quality of high school education in psychology and/or encourage talented high school students to pursue careers in psychology. Priority is given to projects that reinforce the discipline of psychology as a science in secondary school curricula; expand the profile of psychology as a science among talented high school students; convey to high school students that psychological science is a tool to improve society; and teach students about career options that apply psychology outside of an academic setting. Proposals must focus on supporting the education of talented high school students.

Amount: $20,000

Date due: May 1, 2013

For more information, click here.