Funding Opportunities and Support: Free Money for Neuroscience Ed!
We’ll be your secret sauce, it’s worked before!
In an effort to make neuroscience education accessible to everyone, we are always keeping our eyes peeled for grant funding opportunities! We are constantly on the lookout for programs we can recommend to teachers and admins who are excited about Neuroscience and STEM, but might not have the funding for right now.
Toshiba America Foundation
Students at @GorhamMiddleSch stepped into the shoes of neuroscientists ????? using tools from @BackyardBrains thanks to funding from the Toshiba America Foundation. Expand learning and apply today! Applications for our K-5 grants close 10/1. https://t.co/Zkmkqt38zB pic.twitter.com/VZ5XMAHwaD
— Toshiba Innovation (@ToshibaInnovate) September 10, 2018
The Toshiba America Foundation offers several very generous grant cycles throughout the school year and, as you can see in the tweet above, someone on the Toshiba judging panel is as excited about K12 Neurosci Ed as these students are!
There is a deadline approaching quickly for K-5 grants, and there are several other grants throughout the year (staggered every few months) which offer funding for Middle and High School students.
Lowe’s Toolbox for Education
Lowe’s Toolbox for Education – Awarding up to $5,000 to schools for projects ranging from new gardens to STEM projects, Lowe’s offers generous funding for creative K12 projects of all design.
Maybe Lowe’s Toolbox for Education can help your school win a set of Backyard Brains Toolboxes for Neuroscience!
Due date for submissions is September 28th.
Need help applying to a grant?
You don’t have to go it alone
If you’re looking for help finding or applying for grants, our partners and friends at Ward’s Science have a free grant support service. From finding the grants to writing winning applications, they can help you with the whole process.
Whether you may be looking for help applying to the Toshiba America Foundation grant, starting a Donor’s Choose campaign, or simply need help finding potential grants, the indomitable Rusti Berent of Ward’s Grant Services is ready to help guide you through the process.
And, if you need any more encouragement to reach out to and work with Ward’s Grant Services, know that they’ve helped schools raise over $1 million dollars in grant funding… also, check out this recent, and very relevant, Grant Winner from their Success Stories Page:
- Matthew F., Billerica, MA, Toshiba America Foundation
And other “grant bait” neuroscience kits
Is your goal to creatively meet Middle School NGSS, Introduce a Neuroscience Unit to your STEM Class, enhance a PLTW Biomedical Sciences class, or to empower your seniors to do their own Neuroscience Research Projects? We’ve got powerful kits that will throw the door wide open for your students, opening up a world of DIY Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering, and hands-on Anatomy and Physiology. See a high school success story here!
Check out these kits and more in our store, create your own grant wish-list, request a quote, and get to work!