• The Grant Development Department seeks to provide high-quality support and assistance to Houston Independent School District grant-seekers to maximize the amount of funding available to support all phases of the educational process. This site is designed to provide grant-seekers with information about opportunities for funding.

    If you are looking for a grant opportunity for your school or classroom, or if you are applying for a grant, please contact the Grant Development Department for assistance at 713-556-6785. To further expand awareness about grant opportunities for HISD grant-seekers, the Grant Development Department highlights featured upcoming or reoccurring grant opportunities available.

    Featured Grant Opportunities

  • NBA Cares/State Farm’s Youth Assist Tracker Challenge

    NBA Cares/State Farm’s Youth Assist Tracker Challenge

    As part of the NBA Cares State Farm® Assist Tracker, the NBA and State Farm have teamed up to help impact your community – and others across the country – by donating $5 for every assist made in each game this season. Acting in the spirit of Neighborhood of Good, which shows us how one small act can make a huge different in our communities, schools and their young learners will have the opportunity to compete for this funding by completing the Youth Assist Tracker Challenge. This experience engages scholars in STEAM learning, while also challenging them to consider their personal impact on their community.

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  • 2019-2020 CASE for Kids Partnership Project Grant

    2019-2020 CASE for Kids Partnership Project Grant

    The purpose of the 2019-2020 CASE for Kids Partnership Project is to provide supplemental funding to comprehensive afterschool programs to promote social and emotional learning skills, increased support of numeracy and literacy development for economically disadvantaged students between the ages of 4 and 12, or up to the age of 19 with a documented disability. In addition, supplemental funding will assist in program quality improvement and program expansion. CASE for Kids will provide funded projects with additional support for numeracy and literacy integration and SEL into academic and enrichment activities, as well as site-based assessment and coaching to improve overall program quality. Successful applicants will demonstrate the ability to provide a comprehensive program and utilize CASE for Kids’ funds as an additional resource to target students in need of academic assistance.

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  • Cracker Barrel Foundation Grant

    Cracker Barrel Foundation Grant

    Purpose: The main focus of this opportunity is to support military families. The Cracker Barrel Foundation will also consider requests from organizations working across several key areas including: Local community agencies helping families and children (i.e., organizations supporting impoverished families/children in under-served communities; civic/safety organizations; etc.); and Multiculturalism (i.e., local community events and organizations that promote inclusion).

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  • Toshiba America Foundation for Science or Math Projects for Grades 6-12

    Toshiba America Foundation for Science or Math Projects for Grades 6-12

    Purpose: To provide innovative math and science teachers with additional funds to support classroom projects.

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  • Youth Club Grant

    Youth Club Grant

    Purpose: To support and expand high quality programs that attract diverse ethnic and socio-economic youth and that promote character building, education, active healthy and drug free behaviors, including event participation in track and field and cross country/road running.

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