Stewardship and Development

Classroom Grants

If you learn everything except Christ, you learn nothing. If you learn nothing except Christ, you learn everything. - St. Bonaventure
Could your lessons make a greater impact on your students if you just had a little extra monetary boost? Catholic schools that are active members of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Savannah have grant research and writing services available. Contact Kelliann Whitney at or call 912-201-4111 and let us 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.
  • Association of American Educators Foundation Classroom Grant Application

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

    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. For more information: https://www.aaeteachers.org/index.php/classroom-grant-application.

  • American Institute of Aerospace and Astronautics (AIAA)

    DEADLINE: September 30th. 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. For more information: https://www.aiaa.org/get-involved/students-educators/aiaa-foundation-classroom-grant-program.

  • Gravely and Paige Grants for STEM Teachers

    Applications are accepted and awarded on a rolling basis. 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. For more information: https://www.afcea.org/gravely-and-paige-grants.

  • 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. For more information: https://www.nctm.org/grants/.

  • 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. For more information: https://believeinreading.org/grant-guidelines/.

  • 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. For more information: https://www.mvdreyfusfoundation.org/application-guidelines.

  • P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children’s Education

    DEADLINE: September 30th. 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. For more information: http://www.mossfoundation.org/grants.html

  • Whole Kids Foundation – Bee Grants

    OPEN: 2024 Bee Grant applications open September 1st, 2023. 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. For more information: https://www.wholekidsfoundation.org/programs/honey-bee-hive-grant.

  • 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. Applications open February and are due by March. For more information: https://www.wholekidsfoundation.org/programs/school-gardens-grant.

  • NWA Sol Hirsch Education Fund Grants

    DEADLINE: Spring. 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. For more information: http://nwas.org/scholarship-grants/nwa-sol-hirsch-education-fund-grants/.

  • 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. To sign up to be notified for new opportunities to support your youth-led environmental solutions, register at: https://captainplanetfoundation.org/resources/grants/.

  • McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation

    Applications are available from January 15 to April 15. 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. For more information: https://mccartheydressman.org/academic-enrichment-grants/.

  • 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. For more information: https://www.socialstudies.org/membership/grant-geographic-literacy.

Director of Stewardship and Development

Maureen Coates

Associate Director of Development

Kelliann Whitney

Development Coordinator

Theresa Garvin

Administrative Support

Justin Motes