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Educator Tools & Resources for Your Classroom

As an educator, you are playing an important part in shaping our future generations, and you deserve the proper tools & resources to do so. We know that educators like you become educators to make an impact in the lives of kids, but having enough help in your classroom can be difficult sometimes. 


We’ve curated a list of funds, grants, and resources available to you and your classrooms below:  


Build a Biz Kids

Deadline: Multiple Grant Windows

Amount: Up to $8,000 value

Type: Grant

Description: Build a Biz Kids offers The Canadian Future-Ready Education Grant to educators across Canada. This in kind grant provides educators with the resources to execute their future ready skills programs, including free physical and digital curriculums, lesson plans, videos, and other materials.


The programs have a strong focus on building 70+ soft skills in students. Additionally, all programs are designed to meet and integrate into provincial mandated curriculum requirements.


Teachers Pay Teachers

Deadline: Ongoing, year-round

Type: Teaching Resource

Description: Teachers Pay Teachers is a free online platform for supporting educators by providing them with the resources they need to teach successfully in an ever-changing education landscape. They are the world’s largest catalog of educator-created learning content and tools for interactive digital instruction.


Although there are a number of paid resources, all sellers are required to offer at least one free resource, and there are thousands of free resources available. 



Deadline: Ongoing, year-round

Type: Discount

Description: Michaels is an arts and craft store that sells everything you need to make your classroom a welcoming, fun place. In Canada, they offer a 15% discount off regular and sale in-store purchases for teachers.


Canada Post

Deadline: Applications open Winter 2024

Amount: Up to $25,000

Type: Grant

Description: The Canada Post Community Foundation provides grants to Canadian schools, charities and community organizations that make a difference in the lives of children and youth. Most grants are awarded for community-based support projects that increase the capacity of an organization and create or expand services, rather than maintaining existing services. 



Deadline: Ongoing, year-round

Type: Discount

Description: Staples Canada’s Teacher Membership Program provides teachers with discounts on classroom supplies, school tools, and more. Teachers receive 10% off print and marketing services, and 20% off classroom décor, stickers and storage


Do you know of or offer free or discounted tools & resources, grants, or support for teachers or schools? Let us know at [email protected]!


Written By: Hillary Lee