Grants, Funding & Awards


Walden U Offers $5,000 'Educator for a Day' Grants

Walden University's Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership is offering five $5,000 grants for schools that are willing to host "Educator for a Day" events during American Education Week in November.

Contest To Award Free WiFi for Schools

Netgear has opened its new "WiFi My School" contest, which will award wireless networking gear and network attached storage devices to five winning schools.

Federal Funding Targets Technology for Students with Disabilities

A new $1.4 million federal grant will fund the establishment of a Center on Technology and Disability.

2014 ExploraVision Competition Opens

Toshiba and the National Science Teachers Association have opened the 2014 ExploraVision Program. The annual student science competition, now in its 22st year, offers prizes of up to $10,000 and is open to K-12 students in the United States and Canada.

Broadband Comes Up Short in Most School Districts

A preliminary report from a survey of K-12 school districts has revealed that 99 percent of all districts in the United States will need broadband upgrades within the next three years.

$2 Million Samsung Classroom Grant Program Opens

Samsung has opened its 2013 Solve for Tomorrow grant program, which will award a total of $2 million in classroom technology for teachers. More than 300 winners and finalists will receive prizes.

Report: Most States Spending Less on K-12 Education

Per-pupil spending in 34 states is below pre-recession levels for the 2013-2014 school year. According to a new report released by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, despite some improvements in state revenues, 15 of those states have cut budgets beyond the levels they were at just last year.

Urban Innovators Offered Grant Funding for Blended School Plans

The deep pockets of Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) have opened again — this time to fund innovation within two specific urban school districts to set up "breakthrough" learning models for improving student outcomes.

Google RISE Awards Offer Funding To Promote K-12 Computer Science

Applications are open to broad-reaching organizations worldwide that promote K-12 computer science education to encourage students to become creators, rather than just consumers, of technological innovations.

How to Find Money For Technology Purchases--This Year

As another academic year begins, familiar funding sources are offering new money, and new proposals hold out the promise of future funds.

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