State-Level Grant Portals
Some states have easily-accessible portals where you can search for Grants based on a wide range of criteria. These are administered by the state’s education agency (SEA).
- Texas: http://burleson.tea.state.tx.us/GrantOpportunities/forms/GrantProgramSearch.aspx
- Oregon: http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/results/?id=69
- New Jersey: http://www.nj.gov/education/grants/gropps.shtml
- California: http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/af/
- Illinois: https://www.isbe.net/Pages/Request-for-Proposals.aspx
- Colorado: https://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeawards
Don’t see your state listed? Try a Google search of your state and the words “department of education grants.”
Local Grant Opportunities
- Teacher Mini-Grants from local business
- Check with your local Chamber of Commerce or State Arts Commission to find out how to apply for various Education Foundation grants.
- Tennessee example: http://tnartscommission.org/art-grants/
- Allied Arts Chapter of your local community