Funding Resources

Many schools and districts will reimburse teachers for costs associated with professional development. We encourage you to apply for reimbursement if you are eligible.  

If reimbursement is not an option, you may wish to seek grant funding from one of the programs described below.

NEA Foundation

The National Education Association reviews grant applications three times each year for both individual and group professional development activities. Deadlines are February 1st, June 1st, and October 15th.

Fund for Teachers

Fund for Teachers funds both individual and group professional development activities.

The application window is October 1st - January 31st.


For individuals interested in attending either Chemistry 1 or Chemistry 2 Modeling workshops, the American Chemical Society offers funding through the ACS-Hach program. The application window is October 15th - January 4th.

Donors Choose

Donors Choose allows teachers to post professional development projects on an ongoing basis.

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