Winter PLTW Grant Opportunities Roundup: Apply Today!

We’re excited to share new school grant opportunities currently available, made possible by generous support from our partners!

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


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
  • Kashmere Gardens ISD
  • Katy ISD
  • Klein ISD
  • Pasadena ISD
  • Sheldon ISD
  • Spring Branch ISD
  • Spring ISD

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

  • PLTW Launch
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $20,000
      • 2020-21: $15,000
      • 2021-22: $5,000
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $10,000
  • PLTW Gateway
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $30,000
      • 2020-21: $15,000
      • 2021-22: $15,000
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $10,000
  • PLTW Engineering
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $30,000
      • 2020-21: $15,000
      • 2021-22: $15,000
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $10,000

Apply By: November 15, 2019

 

Regional Opportunity – In Partnership with Leidos

Eligibility: Public schools located within a 25-mile radius of the following locations are eligible to apply:

  • Huntsville, Alabama
  • Morgantown, West Virginia
  • Fairmont, West Virginia
  • St. Louis, Missouri

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

  • PLTW Launch
    • Total Award: Implementation Grant - $10,000
    • Total Award: Expansion Grant - $5,000

Apply By: November 15, 2019

 

State Opportunity – Massachusetts, in Partnership with Mass STEM Hub

Eligibility: Public and charter schools located in Massachusetts are eligible to apply.

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

  • PLTW Launch
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - varies
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - varies
  • PLTW Gateway
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - varies
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - varies
  • PLTW Computer Science
    • Total Award: Implementation grant – varies
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - varies
  • PLTW Engineering
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - varies
    • Total Award: Expansion grant – varies
  • PLTW Biomedical Science
    • Total Award: Implementation grant – varies
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - varies 

Apply By: November 15, 2019


State Opportunity – Indiana, in Partnership with the State of Indiana

Eligibility: Indiana public and private schools not currently offering the following PLTW programs are eligible to apply.

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

  • PLTW Launch for schools that wish to implement in 2020-21
    • Total Value of Award: $2,698
      • 2020-21: Program participation fee and teacher training fees valued at $1,948
      • 2021-22: Program participation fee valued at $750
  • PLTW Gateway
    • Total Value of Award: $3150
      • Program participation fee for 2020-21
      • Teacher training fees valued at $3,150
  • PLTW Computer Science
    • Total Value of Award: $4,400
      • Program participation fee for 2020-21
      • Teacher training fee valued at $4,400

Apply By: November 15, 2019

 

Regional Opportunity – In Partnership with Modis

Eligibility: Public, private, and charter schools not currently offering PLTW Computer Science and located in Cook County, Illinois, are eligible to apply.

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

  • PLTW Computer Science
    • Total Award: $20,000
      • 2020-21: $10,000
      • 2021-22: $10,000

Apply By: November 22, 2019

 

Regional Opportunity – In Partnership with ArcelorMittal

Eligibility: Public and charter schools not currently offering PLTW Launch and located within the following communities are eligible to apply:

  • Alabama – Mobile County
  • Indiana – Lake County, Porter County, or LaPorte County
  • Michigan – Within 10 miles of the ArcellorMittal facilities in Southfield or Dearborn
  • Minnesota – Within 10 miles of the ArcellorMittal Minorca Mine in Virginia, MN
  • Ohio – Cuyahoga County or within 10 miles of the ArcelorMittal facilities in Columbus or Warren
  • Pennsylvania – Within 10 miles of the ArcellorMittal facilities in Coatesville, Conshohocken, Monessen, or Steelton
  • West Virginia – Within 10 miles of the ArcellorMittal facilities in Princeton or Weirton

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

  • PLTW Launch
    • Total Award: $10,000

Apply By: November 22, 2019

 

Regional Opportunity – In Partnership with The Goizueta Foundation

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

  • Cherokee
  • Clayton
  • Cobb
  • DeKalb
  • Douglas
  • Fayette
  • Fulton
  • Gwinnett
  • Henry
  • Rockdale

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

  • PLTW Launch
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $10,000
      • 2020-21: $5,000
      • 2021-22: $5,000
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $5,000
  • PLTW Gateway
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $20,000
      • 2020-21: $10,000
      • 2021-22: $10,000
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $10,000
  • PLTW Computer Science
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $20,000
      • 2020-21: $10,000
      • 2021-22: $5,000
      • 2022-23: $5,000
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $10,000
  • PLTW Engineering
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $35,000
      • 2020-21: $10,000
      • 2021-22: $15,000
      • 2022-23: $10,000
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $10,000
  • PLTW Biomedical Science
    • Total Award: Implementation grant - $35,000
      • 2020-21: $15,000
      • 2021-22: $10,000
      • 2022-23: $10,000
    • Total Award: Expansion grant - $10,000

Apply By: November 22, 2019


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

Eligibility: Public and charter schools in the following school districts serving grades PreK-5 and with a 50 percent or higher free and reduced-price lunch eligible population are eligible to apply:

  • Baltimore City Public Schools
  • Baltimore County Public Schools

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

  • PLTW Launch
    • Total Award: $10,000
      • 2020-21: $5,000
      • 2021-22: $5,000

Apply By: November 22, 2019

 

Regional Opportunity – In Partnership with John Deere

Eligibility: Public, private, and charter schools located within 40 miles of the following John Deere facilities are eligible to apply:

  • California (Torrance)
  • Georgia (Augusta)
  • Illinois (Champaign, Quad Cities)
  • Iowa (Des Moines, Dubuque, Ottumwa, Paton, Quad Cities, Waterloo)
  • Kansas (Coffeyville)
  • Louisiana (Thibodaux)
  • Missouri (Springfield)
  • North Carolina (Raleigh-Durham)
  • North Dakota (Fargo, Valley City)
  • Tennessee (Greeneville)
  • Wisconsin (Horicon)

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

  • PLTW Launch
    • Total Award: One-year grant - $5,000
    • Total Award: Two-year grant - $10,000
      • 2020-21: $7,500
      • 2021-22: $2,500
  • PLTW Gateway (computer science or engineering pathways)
    • Total Award: One-year grant - $10,000
    • Total Award: Two-year grant - $20,000
      • 2020-21: $10,000
      • 2021-22: $10,000
  • PLTW Computer Science
    • Total Award: One-year grant - $10,000
    • Total Award: Two-year grant - $20,000
      • 2020-21: $10,000
      • 2021-22: $5,000
      • 2022-23: $5,000
  • PLTW Engineering
    • Total Award: One-year grant - $10,000
    • Total Award: Two-year grant - $35,000
      • 2020-21: $10,000
      • 2021-22: $15,000
      • 2022-23: $10,000

Apply By: December 1, 2019

 

State Opportunity – Indiana, in Partnership with the Indiana Commission for Higher Education

Eligibility: Indiana public schools are eligible to apply.

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

  • PLTW Launch Core Training teacher registration fees
    • Total Award: $1,000
  • PLTW Gateway Core Training teacher registration fees
    • Total Award: $1,200
  • PLTW Biomedical Science Core Training teacher registration fees
    • Total Award: $2,400
  • PLTW Engineering Core Training teacher registration fees
    • Total Award: $2,400

Apply By: December 20, 2019

 

State Opportunity – Hawaii, in Partnership with Strada Education Network

Eligibility: Hawaii public, private, and charter schools serving any grade(s) 9-12 are eligible to apply.

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

  • PLTW Computer Science
    • Oahu Island
      • One-year expansion grant for existing PLTW Computer Science programs: $10,000
      • Two-year grant, two-course implementation: $15,000
        • 2020-21: $10,000
        • 2021-22: $5,000
      • Three-year grant, three-course implementation: $20,000
        • 2020-21: $10,000
        • 2021-22: $5,000
        • 2022-23: $5,000
    • Neighboring Islands
      • One-year expansion grant for existing PLTW Computer Science programs: $15,000
      • Two-year grant, two-course implementation: $20,000
        • 2020-21: $15,000
        • 2021-22: $5,000
      • Three-year grant, three-course implementation: $25,000
        • 2020-21: $15,000
        • 2021-22: $5,000
        • 2022-23: $5,000
  • PLTW Engineering
    • Oahu Island
      • One-year expansion grant for existing PLTW Engineering programs: One-year grant - $20,000
      • Two-year grant, two-course implementation: $30,000
        • 2020-21: $10,000
        • 2021-22: $20,000
      • Three-year grant, three-course implementation: $40,000
        • 2020-21: $10,000
        • 2021-22: $20,000
        • 2022-23: $10,000
    • Neighboring Islands
      • One-year expansion grant for existing PLTW Engineering programs: $25,000
      • Two-year grant, two-course implementation: $35,000
        • 2020-21: $15,000
        • 2021-22: $20,000
      • Three-year grant, three-course implementation: $45,000
        • 2020-21: $15,000
        • 2021-22: $20,000
        • 2022-23: $10,000
  • PLTW Biomedical Science
    • Oahu Island
      • One-year expansion grant for existing PLTW Biomedical Science programs: $20,000
      • Two-year grant, two-course implementation:  $30,000
        • 2020-21: $10,000
        • 2021-22: $20,000
      • Three-year grant, three-course implementation: $40,000
        • 2020-21: $10,000
        • 2021-22: $20,000
        • 2022-23: $10,000
    • Neighboring Islands
      • One-year expansion grant for existing PLTW Biomedical Science programs: $25,000
      • Two-year grant, two-course implementation:  $35,000
        • 2020-21: $15,000
        • 2021-22: $20,000
      • Three-year grant, three-course implementation: $45,000
        • 2020-21: $15,000
        • 2021-22: $20,000
        • 2022-23: $10,000

Apply By: December 20, 2019