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Grants, Funding & Awards


AT&T Seeks Ed Tech Ventures for New Funding Accelerator

AT&T wants to invest in organizations working to enhance education and improve high school success and career readiness for students.

Students Vie To Over-Engineer in 2015 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest

This year's competition, which also includes a track for middle school students, asks participants for the most "overly complex contraption" for erasing a chalkboard or a whiteboard.

Kentucky Valley Ed Cooperative Adopts Resource Library for Digital Transition

The Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative has adopted a resource library to help its member schools transition to using digital content.

How To Win Corporate and Foundation Grants for Your Tech Project

Got an idea for a new tech initiative in your school but wondering where to find the money to pay for it? Grants from corporations and foundations may be just the funding source you need.

High School, College Coding Competition Now Accepting Submissions

Submissions are now being accepted for the second annual Dream It. Code It. Win It. competition, in which high school and college students are asked to present a problem, write computer code to solve the problem and then demonstrate the results in a YouTube video.

Naiku Launches Assessment Software and PD Grant Program

Assessment software provider Naiku has launched a $250,000 grant program for innovative teachers and teacher teams.

3M, Discovery Ed Open Young Scientist Challenge

Discovery Education and 3M have launched the 17th annual Young Scientist Challenge, with an opportunity to work with a 3M scientist and a $25,000 grand prize up for grabs.

Leadership Award-Winning Schools Get $5,000 in Tech Tools

Five schools with student-led projects dealing with the elimination of hunger win tablets and computers intended to help them with their relief efforts.

EdX Launches Scholarship Challenge for Middle School Students

Massive open online course provider edX has partnered with the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation to launch a scholarship challenge aimed at advanced students in grade 7.

Free Community College Proposal Gets Thumbs-Up — at Least on Facebook

President Obama chose a 9,700-student community college in Tennessee to make a dual proposal that he'll be taking to Congress in a couple of weeks: first, that students receive free community college; and second, that government help expand technical training programs by giving grants to those programs that show success.