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After one full year of membership in AOSA, members are eligible for grants to purchase instruments/equipment and scholarships for professional development. Click on the links below to view the Grant/Scholarship information, and to download applications.

 *Barbara Potter Scholarship is awarded in even numbered years
**This grant and scholarships application is being updated, and will be available soon.

Other Grant Possibilities:

Check this list for more grant sources.

Grant search websites with information about corporate and foundation giving programs and grant opportunities:
The NonProfit Times
Philanthropy News Digest
Center for Nonprofit Excellence

Featured External Grants

Kids In Need Foundation

Kids In Need Foundation Offers K-12 Teacher Grants to Support Innovative Classroom Projects A program of the Kids In Need Foundation, Kids In Need Teacher Grants provide K-12 educators with funding to provide innovative learning opportunities for their students.

Teacher Grant awards range from $100 to $500 and are intended to be used to finance creative classroom projects. The number of grants awarded varies from year to year, depending on the total amount of funds requested. Typically, three hundred to six hundred grants are awarded annually.

Applications are judged according to a rubric that emphasizes innovativeness and merit, clarity of objectives, replication feasibility, suitability of evaluation methods, and cost effectiveness.

All certified K-12 teachers in the United States are eligible.

Visit the Kids In Need Foundation Web site for complete program guidelines, application procedures, and examples of winning projects.

Lowe’s Toolbox for Education

Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Accepting Applications for Fall 2015 K-12 Public School Improvement Projects. Funded by the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation, the Lowe’s Toolbox for Education program provides grant awards of up to $5,000 to support school improvement projects at K-12 public schools in the United States.

Write a grant to build an Orff-Inspired Sound Garden for your school!!!

Visit Lowe’s Toolbox for Education