Resources to make it easier:

Grant writing.

We’ve made your life easier by finding grants that you can apply for, and we even have example text for you to use for some grants.

Choose a grant and apply

We’re not affiliated with the organizations below, but we believe that our program fits well with the mission of each organization. We’ve even written example answers for several grants, which you can download below to get you started.

National education association

The NEA Foundation supports schools and “give[s] funding preference to projects that incorporate STEM.” CaveSim easily meet this preference by incorporating all aspects of STEM in our programs.

W. K. Kellogg Foundation

“Guided by the belief that all children should have an equal opportunity to thrive, WKKF works with communities to create conditions for vulnerable children so they can realize their full potential in school, work and life.”

National Speleological Foundation

The NSF Vehslage Grant is simple to apply for, and has supported CaveSim events in the past.

  • Deadline: Monday following Labor Day. Awardees announced by the end of the year.
  • CaveSim events have been funded by the NSF in the past
  • Download grant application
Dell Foundation

This grant is a multi-step process: submit a proposal to the Foundation, and then get invited to submit an application.

Moody foundation

This Foundation, “strengthens the future of Texas by investing in charitable projects that exhibit innovative ideas and make long-term improvement in our communities.” This grant is a multi-step process: submit a proposal, and then get invited to submit an application.

Charles H. Stout Foundation

Open to non-profit organizations in Texas and California.