Grants for CAP Educator Members
CAP is not conducting an educator member grant program at this time, but we would like to share our top two organizational grant programs:
The Air Force Association (AFA), CAP's partner in aerospace/STEM education, works to try to assist K-12th grade educators initiate and perpetuate aerospace/STEM projects/programs with an annual $500 competitive grant program. The application dates are from September 1st - December 15th each year. Grant recipients are announced in February. Find info HERE.
Find an AFA chapter to assist in the classroom and help with a nomination for the AFA Teacher of the Year program (at the chapter level, which comes with a $250 award; at the state level, which comes with a $500 award; and at the national level, which comes with a $3,000, $2,000, or $1,000 award).
The AFA also has two exemplary STEM programs, CyberPatriot and StellarXplorers. Check them out!
2- The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) also has an AIAA Foundation Classroom Grant Program for K-12 educators who are free AIAA educator members. The application dates are from to October 15th - January 11th each year. Grant recipients are announced each February. Find info HERE.
The AIAA also has educator awards, so check these out HERE.
Although CAP does not endorse any other sites, the following may help locate other educator grants, although you should use your own discernment before opening any site: