PLTW Grant Opportunities Roundup: December 2020 Edition

We’re excited to share the newest school grant opportunities made possible by generous support from our partners!

Check out our roundup of opportunities below and see complete details for each, as well as other opportunities, on our Funding and Grant Opportunities page.


Regional Opportunity – In Partnership with Chevron California

Eligibility: Public and charter schools located within the following California counties will be notified if they are eligible to apply:

  • Alameda County
  • Contra Costa County
  • Fresno County
  • Kern County
  • L.A. County
  • Monterey County

PLTW Program(s) and Grant Award(s):

  • PLTW Launch
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $10,000
      • 2021-22: $7,500
      • 2022-23: $2,500
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $10,000
    • One-time sustainability grant - up to $5,000
  • PLTW Gateway
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $20,000
      • 2021-22: $10,000
      • 2022-23: $10,000
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $10,000
    • One-time sustainability grant - up to $5,000
  • PLTW Computer Science
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $20,000
      • 2021-22: $15,000
      • 2022-23: $5,000
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $10,000
    • One-time sustainability grant - up to $5,000
  • PLTW Engineering
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $30,000
      • 2021-22: $15,000
      • 2022-23: $15,000
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $10,000
    • One-time sustainability grant - up to $5,000

Apply By: Jan. 8, 2021

 

Regional Opportunity – In Partnership with Chevron Houston

Eligibility: Public and charter schools located within the following Texas school districts are eligible to apply:

  • Aldine ISD
  • Alief ISD
  • Channelview ISD
  • Galena Park ISD
  • Houston ISD
  • Sheldon ISD
  • Tomball ISD

PLTW Program(s) and Grant Award(s):

  • PLTW Launch
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $10,000
      • 2021-22: $7,500
      • 2022-23: $2,500
    • One-time sustainability grant - up to $5,000
  • PLTW Gateway
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $20,000
      • 2021-22: $10,000
      • 2022-23: $10,000
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $10,000
    • One-time sustainability grant - up to $5,000
  • PLTW Computer Science
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $20,000
      • 2021-22: $15,000
      • 2022-23: $5,000
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $10,000
    • One-time sustainability grant - up to $5,000
  • PLTW Engineering
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $30,000
      • 2021-22: $15,000
      • 2022-23: $15,000
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $10,000
    • One-time sustainability grant - up to $5,000

Apply By: Jan. 8, 2021

 

Regional Opportunity – In Partnership with Chevron Mississippi

Eligibility: Public and charter schools located within the following Mississippi school districts are eligible to apply:

  • George County School District
  • Jackson County School District
  • Moss Point School District
  • Ocean Springs School District
  • Pascagoula-Gautier School District

PLTW Program(s) and Grant Award(s):

  • PLTW Launch
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $7,500
      • 2021-22: $5,000
      • 2022-23: $2,500
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $2,500
    • One-time sustainability grant - up to $5,000
  • PLTW Gateway
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $10,000
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $5,000
    • One-time sustainability grant - up to $5,000
  • PLTW Computer Science
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $10,000
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $5,000
    • One-time sustainability grant - up to $5,000
  • PLTW Engineering
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $10,000
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $5,000
    • One-time sustainability grant - up to $5,000

Apply By: Jan. 31, 2021

 

Local Opportunity – In Partnership with Chevron and Verizon Innovative Learning

Eligibility: Houston Independent School District schools are eligible to apply.

PLTW Program(s) and Grant Award(s):

  • PLTW Launch
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $10,000
      • 2021-22: $7,500
      • 2022-23: $2,500
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $10,000
  • PLTW Gateway
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $20,000
      • 2021-22: $10,000
      • 2022-23: $10,000
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $10,000
  • PLTW Computer Science
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $20,000
      • 2020-21: $15,000
      • 2021-22: $5,000
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $10,000
  • PLTW Engineering
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $10,000

Apply By: Jan. 8, 2021

 

Regional Opportunity – In Partnership with Dow

Eligibility: Public and charter schools located in the following counties, as well as Washington, DC, are eligible to apply:

  • Florida: Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon
  • Louisiana: Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston, West Baton Rouge
  • Maryland: Prince Georges County
  • North Carolina: Guildford, Randolph, Rockingham
  • Texas: Austin, Fort Bend, Harris, Montgomery, Waller

PLTW Program(s) and Grant Award(s):

  • PLTW Launch
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $10,000
  • PLTW Gateway
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $10,000

Apply By: Jan. 29, 2021

 

Regional Opportunity – In Partnership with Lockheed Martin

Eligibility: Public and charter schools located within 30 miles of the following Lockheed Martin communities are eligible to apply:

  • Alabama: Huntsville, Troy
  • Arkansas: East Camden
  • California: Palmdale, Palo Alto, Sunnyvale
  • Colorado: Littleton
  • Connecticut: Stratford
  • Florida: Cape Canaveral, Orlando, Palm Beach, Titusville
  • Georgia: Marietta
  • Maryland: Bethesda
  • New Jersey: Camden, Cherry Hill, Moorestown
  • New York: Owego, Syracuse
  • Pennsylvania: King of Prussia
  • South Carolina: Greenville
  • Texas: Fort Worth, Grand Prairie
  • Virginia: Herndon, Manassas

PLTW Program(s) and Grant Award(s):

  • PLTW Computer Science
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $20,000
      • 2021-22: $10,000
      • 2022-23: $10,000

Apply By: Jan. 11, 2021

 

State Opportunity – In Partnership with Mass STEM Hub

Eligibility: Public schools in Massachusetts are eligible.

PLTW Program(s) and Grant Award(s):

  • PLTW Launch
    • Total Award: Varies, up to $30,000 for three-year grant period
  • PLTW Gateway
    • Total Award: Varies, up to $45,000 for three-year grant period
  • PLTW Computer Science
    • Total Award: Varies, up to $35,000 for three-year grant period
  • PLTW Engineering
    • Total Award: Varies, up to $55,000 for three-year grant period
  • PLTW Biomedical Science
    • Total Award: Varies, up to $75,000 for three-year grant period

Apply By: Jan. 8, 2021

 

Local Opportunity – In Partnership with NI

Eligibility: Public and charter schools located within 50 miles of the Austin Metropolitan Area are eligible to apply.

PLTW Program(s) and Grant Award(s):

  • PLTW Launch
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $10,000
  • PLTW Gateway
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $10,000
  • PLTW Computer Science
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $10,000
  • PLTW Engineering
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $10,000

Apply By: Jan. 15, 2021

 

Regional Opportunity – In Partnership with The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

Eligibility: Baltimore City Public Schools and Baltimore County Public Schools serving a 50 percent or higher free and reduced-price lunch eligible student population are eligible to apply.

PLTW Program(s) and Grant Award(s):

  • PLTW Launch
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $10,000
      • 2021-22: $5,000
      • 2022-23: $5,000
  • PLTW Gateway
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $20,000
      • 2021-22: $10,000
      • 2022-23: $10,000

Apply By: Jan. 15, 2021