• Grant Approval Process  

    1. For grants less than $5,000:
        a. Employee must complete this pre-application for the Director of Grants to consider

    2. For grants over $5,000:
        a. Employee must complete this summary for the Grant Review Committee to consider
        b. Employee must complete this worksheet for the Chief Operating Officer to consider

    3. Upon Committee and COO approval, you may submit your grant application to the funder

    4. When your grant application is selected by the funder
        a. The Committee will consider a grant acceptance summary
        b. Upon Committee approval, the Board will consider a grant acceptance summary
        c. Upon Board approval, a grant account will be created to expend the funds as planned


    Grant Funding Opportunities

    Association for Learning Environments - The Alaska Chapter offers grants of up to $4,000 to educators wanting to transform their learning environment to enhance the educational experience.  

    D'Addario Foundation Music Grants - The D'Addario Foundation supports programs that bring music back into communities and schools and get kids playing as early and as frequently as possible.

    Fund for Teachers - Awards individual fellowships (funding limit of $5,000) and team fellowships (funding limit of $10,000) to pre-K-12 classroom teachers to immerse themselves in their fields of study. 

    Game Changer Grants - $500 grants to help young Alaskans from economically challenged backgrounds participate in sports or recreational activities.

    Golden Heart Community Foundation - Supports projects that enhance the quality of life for Fairbanks and North Pole area residents, addressing immediate needs while working toward long-term improvements.

    Golden Valley Electric Association Goodcents Program - Applications for grants up to $15,000 are due quarterly, on the last day of January, April, July, and October.

    Good Idea Grants from the Federally Impacted Schools Educational Foundation support federally impacted PreK-12 teachers and schools with grants of up to $5,000 in their efforts to address students’ academic needs and social/emotional wellness.

    Kids Gardening - Awards youth garden grants to support school and youth educational garden projects that enhance the quality of life for students and their communities.

    NEA Foundation offers grants for educators including students success, learning and leadership, and envision equity grants. 

    Snapdragon Book Foundation - Seeks to foster children's literacy by providing support to school libraries serving disadvantaged children.

    Spirit of Youth Grants - Empowering Youth Voice to End Bullying grant program 

    Views on Learning Grants - Up to $25,000 to purchase innovative technology for student use. Applications are due May 15. 

    Voya Unsung Heros awards program - Grants of $2,000 for K-12 educators and their schools to fund innovative classroom projects.

    Walmart Foundation Local Community Grants - Applications for grants up to $5,000 are due on April 15, July 15, October 15, and December 31.

    Whole Kids Foundation Grant - The Whole Kids Foundation offers grants to support school gardens, nutrition, beehives, and entrepreneurship.


    Previously Funded Small Grants

    Alaska Native Culture Grant

    School Board Policy and Administrative Regulations Governing Small Grants

Last Modified on April 15, 2024