Donorschoose.org allows you to create projects and ask for materials for your classroom. You submit a project and then people from all over America can see your project and choose to donate to it. You can get anything from pencils to Ipads with this amazing tool for teachers.
McDonald's provides up to $500 for hands on grants for your classroom! These grants are locally sponsored so choose your state and go from there!
Kids In Need Teacher Grants provide preK-12 educators with funding to provide innovative learning opportunities for their students. The Kids In Need Foundation helps to engage students in the learning process by supporting our most creative and important educational resource — our nation's teachers.
Target knows some of the best learning opportunities happen outside the classroom. We're bringing students once-in-a-lifetime learning experiences through field trips they'll never forget.
Teacher Contests and Blogs
This blog, the Penniless Teacher, is fantastic! It has a variety of contests and grants you can apply for.
If you use IPads in the classroom you must check out this blog--The iMums! They put out lists each week of FREE apps that are only available for a limited time! Be sure to check them out!