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Deadline

July
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Foundation Classroom
Grants – due: July 31, November
30, January 31, April 30, Math or science
demonstration kits, science supplies, math and science software for K12,
graphing calculators, math manipulatives

August

September
LemelsonMIT InvenTeam Grant – Preliminary Applications due May 9; full
application due September 24 Teams need to find a need,
brainstorm a solution, and work “through the inventive process to produce
something beneficial to the community.” 
October
Toshiba America Foundation Grant for Grades K6  Due projects
designed by classroom teachers to improve science and mathematics education
for students in kindergarten through 6^{th} grade 
November
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Foundation Classroom
Grants – due: November 30, January
31, April 30, July 31 Math or science
demonstration kits, science supplies, math and science software for K12,
graphing calculators, math manipulatives

December
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
Mathematics Education Trust (MET) Awards – Due December 5 1. Olander: elementary to improve inservice programs 2. Seymour:
preK12 to improve mathematics knowledge 3. Gibb: preK12
to administer a classroom project that implements some aspect of NCTM
principles and standards 4. Begle: K12 to undertake collaborative classroombased research
projects in precollege mathematics education 5. Duncan: preK6 activities
improving applicant’s competence as a classroom teacher 6. FLAMeS: K12 to attend NCTM annual mtg
never attended, 310 yrs exper. 7. Wahl: preK8
develop a project enabling students to better understand specific aspects of
geometry consistent with NCTM standards. 8. Dolciani: 712 improve competence as classroom teachers of
mathematics 9. Pappas: 912 to
develop math enrichment materials or lessons detailing an innovative teaching
unit that has already been used in the classroom. 10. K12 to support
innovative school projects that enhance math education 
Math and Science Partnership Program (MSP) Comprehensive
and Targeted Projects – Due January 7 K12 district
and at least one university improve student achievement in math and /or
science including teacher quality, quantity, diversity, challenging courses
and curricula, evidencebased design and outcomes, promote institutional
change and sustainability. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Foundation Classroom
Grants – due: January 31, April
30, July 31, November 30 Math or science
demonstration kits, science supplies, math and science software for K12,
graphing calculators, math manipulatives

February


April
Due April 7 Seeks
applications to receive materials and training to encourage innovative use of
the DigiBlocks with students in grade K4. FAME (Fund for the Advancement of Mathematics Education)
Grant Due April 15 To provide funds
to teachers to explore different ways to present mathematics with
supplementary materials American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Foundation Classroom
Grants – due: April 30, July 31, November
30, January 31, Math or science
demonstration kits, science supplies, math and science software for K12,
graphing calculators, math manipulatives

May
LemelsonMIT InvenTeam Grant – Preliminary Applications due May 9; full application
due September 24 Teams need to find a need,
brainstorm a solution, and work “through the inventive process to produce
something beneficial to the community.” 
June

If you are interested
in any of these grants, please contact the grant office at jassel@kcmsd.net or x7462.
If you believe your idea does not match any of the
previously listed grants, call the grant office and we will try to research a
grant to match your project’s needs.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
Mathematics Education Trust (MET) Awards –
due December 5
1. Olander: elementary to improve inservice programs
2. Seymour: preK12
to improve mathematics knowledge
3. Gibb: preK12 to
administer a classroom project that implements some aspect of NCTM principles and
standards
4. Begle: K12 to undertake collaborative classroombased research
projects in precollege mathematics education
5. Duncan: preK6
activities improving applicant’s competence as a classroom teacher
6. FLAMeS: K12 to attend NCTM annual mtg
never attended, 310 yrs exper.
7. Wahl: preK8
develop a project enabling students to better understand specific aspects of
geometry consistent with NCTM standards.
8. Dolciani: 712 improve competence as classroom teachers of
mathematics
9. Pappas: 912 to
develop math enrichment materials or lessons detailing an innovative teaching
unit that has already been used in the classroom.
10. K12 to support
innovative school projects that enhance math education
Math and Science Partnership Program (MSP) Comprehensive and
Targeted Projects –
due January 7
K12 district and
at least one university improve student achievement in math and /or science
including teacher quality, quantity, diversity, challenging courses and
curricula, evidencebased design and outcomes, promote institutional change and
sustainability.
Seeks applications
to receive materials and training to encourage innovative use of the DigiBlocks with students in grade K4.
FAME (Fund for the Advancement of Mathematics Education)
Grant
Web Site: http://www.moctm.org/awardsscholarships/awardsscholarships.htm
Amount: 10 grants of $500: 4 grants grades K5, 3 grants grade 68,
3 grants grades 916
Due: April 15
Who:
Purpose: to provide funds to teachers to explore different ways to present
mathematics with supplementary materials.
Application includes: Statement
of Purpose: Describe the overall intent of the project in terms of, but not
limited to, improvement of skills, enrichment, and/or the development of concepts
on the part of students. The committee
is particularly interested in projects that intend to implement the NCTM
Principles and Standards. Description of
Project: The description should not
exceed two pages, doublespaced. Explain
what you intend to do and how you intend to do it. If you are requesting materials, show how
they are going to be used. By this, we
mean a detailed description of activities and topics addressed either in the
classroom or in extracurricular projects.
Tell how long the project will take in terms of weeks or months. Evaluation: The assessment of your project
should be clearly stated and related to your goals and description. An additional $50 will be sent to grant
recipients after the evaluation has been received. Budget: Applicants are instructed to make a
detailed list of expenses. It may
include supplementary texts, manipulatives, software,
or other supplies.
Not funded: refreshments, substitute teachers, speaking honoraria,
purchase of computers, or secretarial help.
Copying and postage should not exceed $50.
Download Application: http://www.moctm.org/awardsscholarships/awardsscholarships.htm
Notification: All
submissions will receive a reply. Grants
will be evaluated and recipients will be notified by June 15.
Reporting: Winners will be expected to submit a brief final report.
American
Web site: www.aiaa.org/education/index.hfm?edu=19
Amount: Up to $200 per individual request; Five Educator Associates from
the same school may apply for grants under this fund. The purchases must be separate items (i.e.
can not be one $1,000 item) with the following restriction: The grant proposal
must be accompanied by a full onepage synopsis of how the requested funds are
to be used and a separate itemized price list of the items proposed for
purchase.
Due: Grants will be considered on a quarterly basis in January, March,
June, and September. Grants must be received one month prior to be considered
for the upcoming cycle. For example, grants to be evaluated in January must be
received by AIAA by 30 November. July 31, November 30, January 31, April 30
Who: K12 AIAA Educator Associates (free association)
Purpose: to provide classroom materials for the exploration of the
development or application of science, mathematics, and technology within the
education curriculum
Application
includes: Type of purchase (supplies, etc.), What
is the goal/benefit(s) of this purchase? Number and gradelevel of students benefiting
from grant?, Amount of money needed: (Please attach a
description of this purchase with a suggested retailer’s price. The amount
given cannot exceed $200.) Any matching funds from other
sources? A minimum onepage, double spaced, typed summary of how you
plan to use materials purchased with this grant is REQUIRED.
Possible
activities may include: Classroom math or science
demonstration kits, Classroom science supplies,
Math and
science software for K12 use, Graphing calculators, Math manipulatives,
Supplies for making flying objects, Supplies for robotic programs; Items NOT FUNDED: Books intended for schoolwide use, Ancillary
equipment such as: PCs, computer scanners and other hardware, printers, video
equipment, digital camera, etc. Registration fees for competitions, Travel
associated with field trips or competitions, Tshirts or promotional materials
for competitions, Teacher Workshop fees
Aimed: to get the next generation of pilots, scientists, and space
explorers off to a flying startand reach new heights together
Download Application:
http://www.aiaa.org/forms/pcpropfrm.pdf
Payment: Upon
approval of the grant, a letter of commitment will be sent to the teacher.
Reimbursement for items purchased after the grant approval will be made upon
submission of receipts to AIAA Headquarters. A check will be mailed to the
school within three weeks. 7) Funds must
be used within six months of approval or the funds will revert back to the AIAA
Foundation.
Reporting: Teachers
are encouraged to send pictures of the purchased items in use by students as
well as copies of any publicity involving the purchased items and related
activities.
Web site: www.toshiba.com/about/taf/grant.html
Amount: Up to 75 grants of up to $1,000 each to purchase handson materials
directly related to the planned unit, Funds may be requested for the purchase
of project materials for student use only. Computer hardware, audiovisual
equipment, and field trip expenses may not be included in the budget.
Due: October 1
Who: Classroom teachers must be involved in the planning of the
program of grades K6 in public or private U.S. Schools. The project must take place during school
hours and must be in addition to the teacher’s regular science and math
teaching units and should take place over at least three class sessions.
Purpose: projects designed by classroom
teachers to improve science and mathematics education for students in
kindergarten through 6^{th} grade
Application includes: Questions on:
Clarity, Completeness, Timeline, Evaluation, Cost Effectiveness, Creativity.
Download Application: http://www.toshiba.com/taf/applic_K6.pdf
Previous Winners: http://www.toshiba.com/taf/k6.html
Critera: Clarity Does this project description make sense? The proposal must be written so the reader
has a clear
understanding of the project
activities, goals, material needs and
evaluation components.
Completeness The application must adhere to the
guidelines and provide all of the requested information.
Timeline Can the project be completed in the
time allotted? In order to achieve its objectives within the suggested
implementation dates, the project description must be reasonable in scope.
Evaluation The proposed project must
demonstrate an evaluation component that will reflect clear educational
outcomes to be discussed in the final project report.
Cost Effectiveness Are the project materials excessive
in cost or number requested? The project cost should appear reasonable and
appropriate for the activities and outcomes described.
Creativity To what extent is this an
innovative approach? Your proposal must engage young people in handson
learning or inventive classroom projects that enhance the current curriculum.
Impact The project should be challenging actively
engage students in a positive way
Web site: http://mit.edu/invent/www/InvenTeam/index.html
Amount: Ten grants of up to $10,000 each
Due: Preliminary applications are due by
Who: high school teams under the supervision of a science, mathematics,
or technology teacher applicant
Purpose: To foster excitement among high school students about
inventing and the benefits of creating new solutions to serve others.
Application includes: Teams need to find a need, brainstorm a
solution, and work “through the inventive process to produce something
beneficial to the community.”
Projects should address: 1) a “realworld need” to be solved
within the school or community; 2) a realistic plan to develop an invention
prototype by April 2004; 3) a collaborative method to best foster group
decisionmaking and selfdirected learning; 4) strong school support; 5)
feasible use of needed resources, including computers, lab or shop equipment,
and classroom space; and 6) a genuine enthusiasm for invention and innovation.
Funds use: unrestricted teacher stipends (up to $2,000 if projects
are undertaken by an extracurricular activity or club), project materials and
supplies, and other expenses incurred in making the team’s project a reality.
Contact Information: The LemelsonMIT
Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,