Non-KABOOM! grants

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Good Sports Equipment Grants

Good Sports gives all kids the lifelong benefits of sport and physical activity by providing equipment, apparel and footwear to those most in need. Since 2003, Good Sports has provided more than $16 million worth of equipment to more than 2,700 youth programs, impacting nearly 3 million kids.

An approved organizations will gain access to a catalog of available inventory, which displays the equipment, apparel, and footwear that Good Sports has available at the current time. Additionally, an organization can use up to six total donation requests over a two-year period, with a maximum of three (3) donation requests per year

Learn more and apply for a Good Sports donation.

Grant Watch

GrantWatch makes it simple for small businesses and nonprofits to find the funding opportunities from among thousands of unique and current grants. With the largest detailed listing of the newest nonprofit grants and grants for government agencies, small businesses, and individuals Grantwatch is the ideal place for locating funding opportunities. Find grants at

Lowe's Toolbox For Education

Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation recognizes the importance of financial support at public schools and public school parent/teacher groups. The Toolbox for Education Grant offers grants up to $5,000 for projects with facility enhancement that can create long-lasting impact while helping increase parent involvement and build stronger community spirit. Learn more at Toolbox for Education.

NEA Foundation Student Achievement Grants

The NEA Foundation believes public education should stimulate students' curiosity and excitement about learning and help them become successful 21st-century global citizens. That's why they offer Student Achievement grants to help students learn how to think critically and solve problems.

Grants are available in two levels of funding: $2,000 and $5,000. Funds can be used for resource materials, supplies, equipment, transportation, technology, or scholars-in-residence. For full details visit the NEA Foundation.

Grants are available to current members of the National Education Association who are educators in public schools or public institutions of higher education. We especially encourage education support professionals to apply. Currently, the NEA Foundation is giving preference to proposals that incorporate STEM and/or global learning into projects.

Apply for the Student Achievement grant

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Grant Opportunities

STEMfinity compiles hundreds of grant opportunities from both federal and state sources to support STEM learning. Visit to review their listed opportunities.