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Welcome to the National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) funding opportunity database. The database includes one-time and ongoing national grants, fellowships, and scholarships that are currently active. Sponsors include the U.S. Federal Government and philanthropic organizations. This page is updated frequently as charter school funding opportunities are announced. Funding opportunities are displayed below in order of due date, i.e., opportunities with the most imminent deadlines are listed first and alphabetically within the same due date range.

Please note that state-specific and currently inactive funding opportunities are excluded from this database. For information about state-specific funding opportunities, please visit State Resources for Charter Schools on the NCSRC website to contact your State Education Agency and, if applicable, your state’s Charter Support Organization. For more information about federal funding opportunities, please visit Accessing Federal Programs: A Guidebook for Charter School Operators and Developers.

Current and Future Opportunities

Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) Program Short-Term Project
Competitive Grant | Federal | Office of Elementary and Secondary Education U.S. Department of Education
Award Size
Total for Short- and Long-Term = $3,717,000 Short-Term Ave = $92,605

The purpose of the Fulbright-Hays GPA Program is to promote, improve, and develop the study of modern foreign languages and area studies in the United States. The program provides opportunities for faculty, teachers… Read More

Gladys Brooks Foundation
Competitive Grant | Foundation |
Award Size
$50,000 - $150,000

The Gladys Brooks Foundation supports colleges, universities, and secondary schools by providing funding for capital equipment, facilities, and endowments for scholarships or fellowships. The Foundation only… Read More

Halliburton Foundation
Competitive Grant | Foundation | Halliburton Foundation
Award Size

Halliburton Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit organization supporting educational initiatives at all levels through grants for science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and business programs at U.S. colleges and universities as well as… Read More

J. Bulow Campbell Foundation
Competitive Grant | Foundation | J. Bulow Campbell Foundation
Award Size
TBD. 2020 grants started at $100,000.

The J. Bulow Campbell Foundation responds to a variety of charitable organizations serving the general welfare of the community, education, youth, Christian concerns and, to a limited extent, public spaces and cultural organizations. The… Read More

Johnson Scholarship Foundation
Competitive Grant | Foundation | The Johnson Scholarship Foundation
Award Size

The Johnson Scholarship Foundation exists to serve disadvantaged people by assisting them to obtain education and employment. The three populations it focuses on are: economically disadvantaged, indigenous peoples, and people with disabilities.… Read More

McWane Foundation
Competitive Grant | Foundation | McWane Foundation
Award Size
Awards vary

The McWane Foundation supports programs, initiatives and organizations that will benefit the communities where McWane employees live and work. The Foundation awards grants that will strengthening the essential components of the infrastructure… Read More

Michael and Susan Dell Foundation Grants
Competitive Grant | Federal | Michael and Susan Dell Foundation
Award Size

Millions of children from low-income backgrounds don’t have the chance to attend a high-quality school. For those who do, unique chalenges remain, making it harder for them to get to and through college. We invest in closing these opportunity… Read More

Mockingbird Foundation
| Foundation | The Mockingbird Foundation
Award Size
Grant amounts: $100 - $10,000

The Mockingbird Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving access to music education for America’s youth. The Foundation is particularly interested in projects that foster creative expression (whether in instrumentation,… Read More

Moody Foundation
| Foundation | Moody Foundation
Award Size

The Moody Foundation strengthens the future of Texas by investing in charitable projects that exhibit innovative ideas and make long-term improvement in our communities. Education is one of the five Foundation's grant categories. A variety of… Read More

National Home Library Foundation
Competitive Grant | Foundation |
Award Size
Range: $500 - $5,000, Average = $2,000

The National Home Library Foundation makes grants to fund books for libraries, schools and literacy programs serving children, teens or adults in need of reading and learning resources. Priority is given to programs in the Washington, D.C.,… Read More


Ongoing Opportunities