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PTA Grants

National PTA Grants

Deadline October 4th

For all Grades and Ages

PTA Healthy Minds, Sponsored by the New York Life Foundation and The Allstate Foundation
This program is for all grades and ages. 100 local PTAs will be selected, and each will be awarded $1,250 in funding.

Mary Lou Anderson Reflections Arts Enhancement, sponsored by the family of Mary Lou Anderson
This program is for all grades and ages. Two local PTAs will be selected, and each will be awarded $1,250 in funding. 

PTA Wellness Fairs, sponsored by Walmart 
This program is for all grades and ages. 40 local PTAs will be selected, and each will be awarded $1,250 in funding

PTA Connected: The Smart Talk, sponsored by Norton
This program is for all grades and ages. 40 local PTAs will be selected, and each will be awarded $1,250 in funding. All programs must be completed by the end of March 2024. 

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

PTA Connected: Ready, Tech, Go!, supported by AT&T
This program is for elementary schools. 150 local PTAs will be selected, and each will be awarded $1,250 in funding. To be considered, PTAs must hold their programs in-person. At-home programming will not be supported.

STEM + Families Propelling Our World, sponsored by Huntington Ingalls Industries
This program is for elementary schools. 40 local PTAs will be selected, and each will be awarded $1,250
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ELEMENTARY OR MIDDLE SCHOOL

PTA Connected: Be Internet Awesome, Sponsored by Google + YouTube
This program is for elementary and middle schools. 50 local PTAs will be selected, and each will be awarded $1,250 in funding
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MIDDLE OR HIGH SCHOOL

PTA Connected: Build Up and Belong, sponsored by Discord  
This program is for high schools. 25 local PTAs/PTSAs will be selected, and each will be awarded $1,250 in funding.

HIGH SCHOOL

PTA Connected: Build Up and Belong, sponsored by Discord  

This program is for high schools. 25 local PTAs/PTSAs will be selected, and each will be awarded $1,250 in funding.

CAPTA Scholarships

Deadline October 15h

Continuing Education Scholarships
The scholarship must be used January 1 – December 31 following the year of award; proof of your enrollment and completion of coursework must be provided to California State PTA by June 1. Scholarships are available for: School staff members (teachers, counselors, nurses and staff) & PTA volunteers

Graduating High-School Senior Scholarships
Graduating high-school seniors are eligible to apply for the Volunteer Service Scholarship and the $500 Dr. Ralph E. White Scholarship for medical-field education.

CAPTA Grants

Deadline October 15h

Parent Education
Develop and implement parent education programs and projects in such areas as health, child development, child abuse prevention or parenting skills. Programs or projects must be sponsored by the PTA applying for the grant. Program grant ideas include parent-resource centers, seminars and workshops, forums for parents of children with special needs and information on preparing healthy meals.

Cultural Arts
Develop and implement student-centered cultural arts programs which complement the California State PTA’s commitment to a quality arts education. The programs and projects should focus on expanding the students’ awareness and appreciation of the field of cultural arts and/or enriching and enhancing arts education programs and must be sponsored by the PTA applying for the grant. Program grant possibilities include performing arts assemblies, arts communications brochures, demonstrations, storytellers, read-a-thons and docents.

Outreach Translation
Translate PTA written materials and oral presentations in an effort to involve every member of the school community. Presentations or materials must be sponsored by the PTA applying for the grant. The California State PTA may use these translated materials when appropriate. Copy of the translated material must accompany the evaluation report. Program grant possibilities include translating written materials into other languages, providing translations at meetings and events, offering school community activities, enhancing partnerships and engaging non-English-speaking families.

Healthy Lifestyle
Develop, promote and implement programs, projects and activities that will improve the overall health of children and adults. Program grant possibilities include classes, health fairs, awareness events, walking/running programs, sun safety initiatives and depression awareness efforts. Please refer to the Insurance Guide for approved activities.

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