Grants, Funding & Awards


White House, NGOs Pony Up $1.1 Billion on Early Childhood Education Push

Just days after turning its attention to keeping students in college, the White House today announced actions to help the youngest citizens with their education opportunities. As with its other education initiatives, this one calls for federal action along with support from corporations and foundations.

New Jersey School Wins $50,000 for Promoting STEM Equity

New Jersey's Peshine Avenue Elementary School has received a $50,000 grant to improve access to tools for science, technology, engineering and math education.

Verizon To Support STEM Programs in 80 Schools

Verizon Innovate Learning Grants totaling $1.6 million will go to underserved schools to stimulate interest in STEM subjects.

Partnership for 21st Century Skills Names 15 Exemplar Schools

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills has named 15 schools as exemplars of 21st century learning for the upcoming year.

Kentucky School Wins $48,000 in Tech and Cash

Kentucky's Frederick Law Olmsted Academy North will receive $48,000 in grants as the winner of this year's Team up for Technology award.

FCC Proposes $3.9 Billion for School Technology Program

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has proposed a massive increase to the total funds it makes available to schools and libraries for supporting technology.

Discovery Ed, Intel Partner on Digital Safety Initiative

Discovery Education and Intel Security have partnered on a three-year initiative, the Intel Security Digital Safety Program, designed to help students make safer decisions online. Educators and parents in the United States and Canada will also be able to participate in a sweepstakes contest, with grants and technology prizes, as part of the program.

Classroom Refresh Contest Finalists Named

More than 120 classes throughout the United States created music videos to demonstrate the value of technology in education.

Apex Opens Awards for Blended, Virtual Programs

Apex Learning, a provider of blended and virtual learning tools, has opened nominations for its 2015 Apex Learning Award of Excellence.

$1 Million Early Learning Grant Supports Teacher Professional Development

The University of Florida College of Education has received a $1 million grant to support Early Learning Florida, the college's online professional development system for the state's 55,000 early learning educators.

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