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Grants

Parishes, schools, social services centers, community outreaches, counseling services - all active members of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Savannah now have grant research and writing services available. Contact Kelliann Whitney at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 912-201-4111 and let’s explore the possibilities together!

DISCLAIMER: The following is a compilation of available grant providers, their funding priorities, and common or average grant award amounts. The compiler makes no guarantee that grant applications submitted to these foundations will be funded. The compiler is not responsible for any grant submissions, awards or reports for grants not prepared by and submitted through the Development Office of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Savannah.

National Council for the Social Studies – Geography Education National Implementation Project

The NCSS Grant for the Enhancement of Geographic Literacy was created to promote geography education in the schools; to enhance the geographic literacy of students at the classroom, district, or statewide level; and to encourage the integration of geography into the social studies curriculum/classroom. Annually awarded in June.

DEADLINE: Applications are available from January 15 to April 15

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation

The McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation offers Academic Enrichment Grants designed to develop in-class and extra-curricular programs that improve student learning. The McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation awards grants to individuals in amounts up to $10,000 per year for a maximum of $20,000 over two years, provided the eligibility requirements continue to be met.

Captain Planet Foundation

Captain Planet Foundation™ invests in high-quality, solution-based programs that embrace STEM learning and empower youth to become local & global environmental change-makers. Sign up at the link to be notified of new opportunities to support your youth-led environmental solutions.

DEADLINE: Spring

NWA Sol Hirsch Education Fund Grants

The National Weather Association aims to support the importance of meteorology in elementary, middle, and high school by awarding grants to teachers who demonstrate a commitment to improving the quality of meteorology education, a science subject that is frequently overlooked.

DEADLINE: Applications open February and are due by March

Whole Kids Foundation – Garden Grant Program

At Whole Kids Foundation, we know that the more kids know and feel connected to their food, the more curious they become about how things grow or taste, and the more willing they are to try new foods. Our Garden Grant program provides a $3,000 monetary grant to support a new or existing edible educational garden.

DEADLINE: 2024 Bee Grant applications open September 1

Whole Kids Foundation – Bee Grants

The Traditional Bee Grant allows for K-12 schools or non-profit organizations that serve any grades K-12 to start a new or enhance an existing bee program hosting live bees on their campus.

DEADLINE: September 30

P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children’s Education

Please contact us at the Foundation office to receive the current grant application. Call us at (800) 430-1320. The P. Buckley Moss Teacher Grant program provides funding for art supplies for teachers. These grants are given annually and may be up to $1000.00 each.

The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation

The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation will consider grants for IRS-qualified non-profit organizations located within the United States. The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation awards grants to organizations for whom a small amount of money can make a significant difference. Awards typically range from $1,000 to $20,000. Grant applications are considered as they are received.

Believe in Reading

Believe in Reading awards grants to existing and provably successful literacy programs. Programs should have been established for a minimum of 2 years.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Mathematics Education Trust (MET)

Funding ranges from $1,500 to $24,000 and is available to help math teachers, prospective teachers, and other math educators improve the teaching and learning of mathematics. Applicants must be a member of NCTM.

DEADLINE: Applications are accepted and awarded on a rolling basis.

Gravely and Paige Grants for STEM Teachers

The Gravely and Paige Grants provide funding to elementary and middle schools in the United States to promote STEM innovation in the classrooms with an emphasis on academic programs. Grants of up to $2,000 are awarded.

DEADLINE: September 30

American Institute of Aerospace and Astronautics (AIAA)

Each school year, AIAA awards grants of up to $500 to worthy projects that significantly influence student learning. Applicants must be current AIAA Educator Associate members.

DEADLINE: October 1st (Fall) & March 1st (Spring)

Association of American Educators Foundation Classroom Grant Application

Classroom grants are available, up to $500, to all full-time educators who have not received a scholarship or grant from AAE in the past two years.

Bibb, Bleckley, Coffee, Crawford, Dodge, Houston, Jones, Laurens, Peach, Pulaski, Taylor, Twiggs, and Wilkinson Counties
DEADLINE: Deadline is December 31

Community Foundation of Central Georgia

Nonprofit Grant Program from the Community Foundation of Central Georgia awards grants in $10,000 - $15,000 range for projects that accomplish the following: ability to scale proven solutions to make a larger impact, reach a broad segment of the community, improve organizational efficiency, encourage self-help and/or self-sufficiency on the part of disadvantaged or disabled individuals, promote matching gifts and/or enhance fundraising capabilities, and/or collaborate with other nonprofit groups to provide innovative, more efficient approaches to solving community issues.

Macon & Bibb County
DEADLINE: December 11

Community Foundation of Central Georgia

Perot-Fiero Foundation Fund from Community Foundation of Central Georgia giving for tutoring services, meal or feeding programs, transportation assistance to physically or mentally disabled, and home repairs for those in need. Applications are only accepted from non-profits whose minimum expenses for the prior year must have been at least $50,000.

Bibb County
DEADLINE: Deadline is November 1

Community Foundation of Central Georgia

Carling Memorial Foundation Fund from Community Foundation of Central Georgia giving for health and well-being of children. Common award is $1,000.

Communities within 15 miles of TJ Maxx, Marshall’s or Home Goods (Warner Robins, Albany, Douglas, Waycross, Valdosta, Dublin, Statesboro, Savannah, Hinesville, Rincon, Macon)
DEADLINE: Letters of Intent by November 1

TJX Foundation

Common award is $5,000 for food banks, education, homeless services, out-of-school learning, shelters, residential care, and mental health care.

Bibb, Bleckley, Coffee, Crawford, Dodge, Houston, Jones, Laurens, Peach, Pulaski, Taylor, Twiggs, and Wilkinson Counties
DEADLINE: October 15

Community Foundation of Central Georgia

High Five grants from the Community Foundation of Central Georgia fund projects whose total costs do not exceed $5,000.

Augusta
DEADLINE: Proposals should be submitted by September 30th for consideration at the October Board meeting.

The Knox Foundation

The Knox Foundation funds Christian programs serving children, youth, and families in need. The common award is $10,000.

Augusta
DEADLINE: October 1

Creel Harrison Foundation, Inc.

Creel Harrison Foundation, Inc. giving to education, arts and culture, food banks, historic preservation, human services, support groups, youth development, organizing and services. Common award $10,000.

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