Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Quality Science and Math (QSM) Grant Program

Grants to Louisiana K-12 Math and Science Teachers
to Purchase Classroom Materials and Equipment

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

Louisiana Association of Teachers of Mathematics (LATM), Louisiana Science Teachers Association (LSTA) and Louisiana State University (LSU)

Conf. Date:

11/07/20

Deadline Date:

11/30/20 11:59 PM CST

Description:

Request a Grant Writer

Grants of up to $1,000 to Louisiana K-12 math and science teachers for classroom materials and equipment. Funding is intended to support the purchase of non-consumable items that enhance standards-based instruction of STEM, science, and math for regular education students learning in public and charter schools.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 159655

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$162,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum award granted by QSM is $1,000.

Term of Contract:

The QSM program has funds to award grants to eligible classroom teachers for the 2020-2021 school year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

QSM Grants can only be awarded to full-time classroom teachers assigned to teach science, mathematics, or STEM courses in a K-12 public school regular education program. (Note: Charter schools are public schools.)

A classroom teacher is defined as "any employee of a parish or city school board who holds a teacher’s certificate and whose legal employment requires a teacher’s certificate."

After-school, Talented & Gifted, and Special Education (SPED) programs are not funded.

Grants may not be awarded for club organizations.

Grant funds may only be used to purchase non-consumable items. Consumable supplies and fixed asset items such as furniture and large appliances will not be funded. Funds may not be used to purchase items such as TV/utility carts, computer desks, software applications, or subscriptions. In some cases, learning kits with consumables items may be purchased.

Grant funds may be used to cover shipping costs but not tax costs of materials/equipment.

Note: Plagiarism of materials from other proposals, website presentations, and other resources will result in automatic disqualification.

Pre-proposal Conference:

A QSM Grant Writing Workshop will be held virtually (via ZOOM) on Saturday, November 7, 2020, from 8:30AM-11:30AM CDT. The workshop is free and available to teachers interested in writing a QSM grant.

Please sign up to attend the workshop at
https://www.signupgenius.com/index.cfm?go=s.ProcessSignup&urlid=8050B4FAEAC23AAF85-qsmgrant

Please email Spencer Roby at qsminfo@lsu.edu to register.

For more information about the workshop, please see https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050b4faeac23aaf85-qsmgrant.

Contact:
Trisha Fos
Contact form: https://www.signupgenius.com/index.cfm?go=c.help&eid=01C5CBDDFFC5F760&cs=09C2BADA8FBF8B117B7964025BC19BCE&id=25119056&urlID=8050B4FAEAC23AAF85-qsmgrant

Pre-Application Information:

Submissions for the first round of the 2020-21 QSM Grant Cycle are open from October 1, 2020 to November 30, 2020. Applicants have until 11:59 p.m. CST on November 30 to submit an application.

Award Acceptance: If the school is not already a registered LSU supplier, a school administrator or an accountant must register to become one before the award can be accepted. (For details, see the QSM Grant Information page found below.)

A teacher may only receive one grant award per grant cycle. There is only one grant cycle per fiscal year.

A teacher may only apply once for a single category (math or science) for each grant round. There may be multiple rounds in a grant cycle.

Quality Science and Math Grant Program: https://lsu.edu/caincenter/programs/qsm.php

For further details about the grant program: https://my.reviewr.com/s1/site/QSMGrantProgram_2020

QSM Grant Information: https://lsu.edu/caincenter/programs/qsm/qsm_grant_information.php

Quick Links and Resources: https://lsu.edu/caincenter/programs/qsm/qsm_links_resources.php

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To access the online application:
https://my.reviewr.com/s1/ms_login?ret=%2Fmslanding%3Fsource%3Dcompetitor%26evtid%3D157457&evtid=157457&editing=true

For more information, email qsminfo@lsu.edu.

Spencer Roby
QSM Grant Administrator
LSU Gordon A. Cain Center
225-578-4606
qsminfo@lsu.edu

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Louisiana

Suggested Grants:

Fundraising and Publicity Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Cult...

Deadline Ongoing

Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales

GrantWatch ID#: 123735

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Independent Filmmakers for Feature-Length Films

Deadline 02/08/21

Grants to USA, Canada, and International independent filmmakers for feature-length film projects. Funding is intended to support projects at any production phase from development through post-production. Priority will be given to applications from early career and emerg

GrantWatch ID#: 127055

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 05/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to Louisiana Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Projects that Positively Impact the Comm...

Deadline 02/22/21 LOI Date: 01/15/21

Grants to Louisiana nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for programs that benefit local residents. Applicants must submit a stage one application prior to submitting a full proposal. Funding is intended to support projects within the focus areas of human services,

GrantWatch ID#: 130803

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Early-Career Psychologist for Child Psychology Rese...

Deadline 06/15/21

Grant of $9,000 to a USA, Canada, or International early-career psychologist for child psychology research projects. The purpose of the program is for research and demonstration projects that foster an understanding of the relationship between self-identity and scholast

GrantWatch ID#: 132694

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Improvement Initiatives

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government entities, educational institutions, and volunteer fire companies for community benefit projects. Funding is intended to support a wide range of impactful and sustainable initiatives that meet community needs.

GrantWatch ID#: 132986

Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti Nonprofits, Agencies, and For-Profits to Assist Underserved ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti nonprofits, for-profit organizations, and government entities for programs and services that improve the quality of life for underserved children. Focus areas include working families, equitable communities, and thriving children. The Fu

GrantWatch ID#: 133552