More Grants & Scholarships

MNEA Organizing Grant

The Missouri NEA Organizing grant is available to MNEA local leaders who need a little extra cash for local association organizing efforts. Contact your UniServ Director for more information.

Grant Writing Tutorial 

The NEA Foundation's grant writing tutorial walks you through what you should include in a great grant proposal. Take the time to review this resource. It may move your grant from the bottom of the stack to the top of the list. Learn more >


    For Educators

    • Missouri State Parks Bus Grant - Bus grants assist schools and nonprofit organizations with the transportation expenses of field trips and outdoor learning opportunities at Missouri state parks and historic sites. 
    • The School Funding Center - Sign up for a newsletter filled with grant sources, tips on grant writing, best sources for programs & materials, top Web sites and—best of all—it's absolutely free.
    • MNEA HOPE Fund Grants - Through its Humanitarian Outreach Project for Education Fund (HOPE), Missouri NEA assists students and schools in financial need.
    • MNEA-Retired CHEER Fund Grants - Caring Help for Education Endeavors by Retirees was formed by MNEA-Retired to be a public benefit by enhancing the learning conditions of Missouri's children. 


    for Students 

    • Phi Delta Kappa Scholarship - annually, Phi Delta Kappa International, through its Educational Foundation, awards scholarships to prospective educators.
    • Jack Kinnaman Scholarship - The Jack Kinnaman Scholarship was created in memory of Jack Kinnaman, Vice President and former Advisory Council member of the NEA-Retired. In addition, Jack represented the NEA-Retired on the Fund for Children and Public Education and in numerous local, state, and national Association positions, Active and Retired. He is most fondly remembered as NEA's "Cat in the Hat".
    • Apply for Federal Student Aid - Federal student aid programs and resources for getting money for college tuition and repaying student loans, including the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
    • United Negro College Fund Scholarships
    • Scholarship America Scholarships
    • - Search for colleges, scholarships, government loans, and private loans. Find out what you are eligible for by searching the extensive database of more than $7 billion in scholarships. 
    • - Student financial aid search engine to find and apply for scholarships to help pay for college expenses.