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Math and Science Education K-12 Grants
800 N. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63167
Email: Use the online contact form.
|Description:||The Monsanto Fund is focused on the goal of strengthening both farming communities and the communities where employees of the Monsanto Company live and work. The fund achieves this goal by providing basic education support through improving education in farming communities around the world; supporting schools, libraries, science centers, farmer training programs, and academic programs that enrich or supplement school programs; and meeting critical needs in communities by supporting nonprofit organizations that help with such items as food security, sanitation, access to clean water, and more.|
The fund wants to do all it can to ensure that students excel in mathematics and science. Grants are intended to support programs that inspire and nurture studentsí interest in mathematics and science, offer innovative approaches to teaching or learning in mathematics and science, and foster student achievement in mathematics and science.
Programs using evidence-based methodology are given priority. In addition, when evaluating applications, reviewers look for clear project goals and details, including specific activities and timelines.
Eligible organizations must be located in one of the following counties: City of St. Louis, St. Louis, St. Charles, Washington, Lincoln, Franklin, Jefferson, and Warren, Missouri; and Madison, St. Clair, Monroe, Macoupin, Jersey, Bond, Calhoun, and Clinton, Illinois. The Monsanto Fund typically does not support grants larger than 25 percent of the applying organizationís operating budget. Grant requests of more than $10,000 require the organization to submit its most recent Audited Financials. If it does not have Audited Financials, the maximum award available is $10,000.
|Eligibility:||Public, Private, Charter, Other (including homeschool, 501 (c)(3) organizations)|
|Award(s):||The average grant awarded is $40,000.|
|Deadline(s):||Applications are accepted January 1 through February 28, and July 1 through August 31, annually.|
|Focus:||General Education, Library/Media|
|Grade Level(s):||K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12|
|Content Area(s):||Mathematics, Science|