Funding Toolkit

Are you interested in bringing LBD:MA program to your school or organization, but don’t know how to fund it? Here we offer advice for grant writing and sources for support.

Click HERE for a guide to writing grants to bring a LBD:MA project to your school.

Click HERE for a sample budget.

Click HERE for LBD:MA organizational background information.

Where to Research Grant Sources:

MA Dept of Elementary & Secondary Education

Associated Grant Makers (AGM)

Grantmakers for Education

Foundation Center– Education Funding Watch newsletter

Funds Net Services

Grants Alert

Grants that teachers can apply for:

Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) Star Grants

(LBD:MA is on the MCC’s Creative Teaching Roster, and is in the MCC Cultural Investment Portfolio program)

Boston Foundation for Architecture (BFA)

Boston Plan for Excellence Fund for Teachers

Lowe’s Toolbox Grants

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

Target Arts + Culture Grants

Lowes Charitable & Educational Foundation

National Education Association (NEA)

Toshiba America Foundation

Toyota Tapestry Grants for Science Educators

McCarthey Dressman Education Fund

ING Unsung Heroes Grants

Don’t forget to keep up with your teachers’ associations and to put yourself on the LBD:MA mailing list to receive our periodic E-News containing current funding opportunities.