PLTW Grant Opportunities Roundup: October 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.

 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 3M

Eligibility: Public or charter schools located within 25 miles of the following communities are eligible to apply:

  • Alabama: Decatur, Guin
  • Arkansas: Little Rock
  • California: Corona, Irvine, Monrovia, Northridge
  • Delaware: Newark
  • Illinois: Cordova, DeKalb
  • Indiana: Hartford City, Indianapolis
  • Iowa: Ames, Knoxville
  • Kentucky: Cynthiana
  • Massachusetts: Chelmsford, Methuen
  • Michigan: Detroit
  • Minnesota: Alexandria, Cottage Grove, Fairmont, Hutchinson, New Ulm
  • Missouri: Columbia, Nevada, Springfield
  • New Jersey: Flemington
  • New York: Tonawanda
  • North Carolina: Pittsboro
  • Ohio: Medina
  • South Carolina: Greenville
  • South Dakota: Aberdeen, Brookings
  • Texas: Angleton, Brownwood
  • Wisconsin: Cumberland, Menomonie, Prairie Du Chien, Wausau

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

  • PLTW Launch
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $5,000
  • PLTW Gateway
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $10,000
  • PLTW Engineering
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $10,000

Apply By: November 20, 2020


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: December 4, 2020


State Opportunity – In Partnership with Indiana Dept of Ed

Eligibility: Indiana public and charter schools are eligible to apply. Grants will support PLTW Core Training registration fees for teachers.

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

  • PLTW Gateway (App Creators or Computer Science for Innovators and Makers)
    • Total Award: $1,200
  • PLTW Computer Science
    • Total Award: $2,400

Apply By: November 13, 2020


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: December 4, 2020


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: December 4, 2020


Regional Opportunity – In Partnership with Verizon Innovative Learning

Eligibility: Public and charter schools in the following locations are eligible to apply:

  • Ohio: Cuyahoga County
  • Oregon: Multnomah County
  • Pennsylvania: Allegheny County

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

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

Apply By: November 13, 2020