Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK) Game On Grant

National PTA has partnered with Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK) on their Game On Grant, which is available to parent organizations in select states (yours is one of them).  More information and the application can be found at:  National PTA is finalizing the contract and promotional information will be forthcoming.


The deadline will be April 7th.



Mary Jo Neil| National Service Representative

National PTA®

1250 N. Pitt Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

C: 301.919.8839

Action For Healthy Kids – Game On Grant

I’m pleased to inform you that Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK), National PTA and ALDI have joined forces to support school-based efforts that help children develop healthy habits. Grants of $1,000 each will be awarded to support 2016-2017 school year wellness initiatives in California, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri and Texas (five grants awarded per state). Priority will be given to local PTA units, but all are welcome to apply.


The grant application opened on August 8, 2016; applications are due September 16, 2016.  You can find more information and the application here:


Here is sample social media to use to promote this opportunity to your local units.  Here is the graphic for download.


Please let me know if you have any questions.


Thank you,



Heather Parker, MS, CHES

Senior Manager, Health and Safety

National PTA

T (703) 518-1258  | (800) 307-4782 |

Mini-grants foster students’ interest in radio

The AARL Foundation, supporting amateur radio across the country, wants to improve access to amateur radio programs for youth. Mini-grants of up to $1,000 will be given to such projects as securing equipment for club stations, purchasing training materials, supporting service projects that bring favorable public exposure, and similar activities. Preference will be given to projects for which matching funds are raised locally.

For more information, visit the ARRL Foundation. There is no deadline.

Grants for science materials

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics is offering grants to enhance science, technology and mathematics programs with materials and supplies. Grants of up to $200 are available four times a year, with schools being limited to $1,000 per year. Grants include sponsorship of teams for robotics competitions.

For more information, visit AIAA Foundation Classroom Grant Program.  Grants are made quarterly.

Get actuaries into your school

Schools wishing to develop an actuarial mentoring program can apply for a grant from the Actuarial Foundation’s Advancing Student Achievement program. Programs should enhance learning, foster a love of math and aim to bring actuaries from the region into the classroom. For more information, visit The Actuarial Foundation. There is no deadline.

The Advancing Student Achievement (ASA) Grant Program is currently being updated and improved to benefit math classrooms of today and the math classrooms of tomorrow.  Please view this page again to see exciting details about the new ASA grant program in the near future! In the meantime, you are invited to learn about our current Youth Education programs.


Digital Wish: One link, 43 grants

Create a lesson plan with Digital Wish and be entered to win a digital camera lab and up to 43 grants and awards. Each lesson plan will be entered into your class profile, and the top entries will be invited to be part of a national database. Olympus and Tool Factory created Digital Wish to help connect educators with funding for technology. Your digital “wish list” will also be posted so that donors can see what your classroom needs. For more information, visit There is no deadline.