Grants & Funding

Donors Choose
An online charity connecting donors and teachers to classrooms in need.

The Fender Music Foundation
The Fender Music Foundation provides funding and resources for music programs at schools, music academies, and local and national music programs. These grants are intended for music instruction, not music appreciation or entertainment; participants/students must not be professional or career musicians. Ranging from $500 to $5,000 in value, most of the awards comprise traditional instruments and the equipment necessary to play them. The instruments and/or equipment must stay in the program for the life of said instruments and/or equipment, and must be played or used by the participants. The Foundation accepts online applications year-round, however, applications are reviewed three times a year.

Henkel Helps Get Kids Fit
Henkel Helps Get Kids Fit will reward one deserving school with $25,000 to be used towards providing enhanced health and fitness education, equipment, technology, resources and services for their students and community. Henkel Helps Get Kids Fit will also launch a sweepstakes to win $5,000 in fitness cash to help improve the health and fitness of the winner and their family. This program was established in 2007 by Henkel, the company behind some of the nation’s leading brands such as Dial®, Purex®, Renuzit®, Right Guard®, and Soft Scrub®.

The Kids in Need Foundation
Provides free school supplies nationally to 1.6 million students most in need and to 100,000 teachers. The charitable organization also awards grants to teachers for innovative classroom projects and community school supplies initiatives through its “School Box” program.