Grants, Funding & Awards

LA School Nonprofit Receives $1.6 Million For Digital Learning Initiative

The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools, a nonprofit operating 22 schools in Los Angeles Unified School District 1, has been granted $1.6 million in funding for its digital learning initiative from a number of California-based foundations.

Robotics Awards Celebrate Teen Teamwork

Team Antipodes, a three-person robotics team profiled recently on, was awarded first place in robot design during the recent international FIRST Tech Challenge robotics competition, which took place in St. Louis, MO.

Citizens in Space Competition Seeks Entries

Citizens in Space, a project of the United States Rocket Academy, is asking the public to dream up and build space hardware in exchange for a shot at cash prizes up to $10,000.

Intel Awards Student Scientists at 2012 International Science and Engineering Fair

The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair awarded prizes to a number of innovative student projects this year, including a simple new way to test for pancreatic cancer, and projects on microsearch and quantum teleportation.

The New CIPA Deadline

July 1 is approaching; that's the day when your E-rate-funded school better have a plan in place for teaching students about online safety and cyberbullying.

Echo360 Expands Blended Learning Grants Program

Campus-wide blended and lecture capture solutions provider Echo360 has expanded its Blended Learning Grants Program from four to six awards, each worth $10,000.

Funds for Teachers Awards $1.8 Million for Individual Professional Development

Funds for Teachers has awarded $1.8 million in grants for preK-12 educators to pursue individual professional development opportunities.

OER: Bridge to Success Project To Provide Open Access to Math Fundamentals Education

Open Learning: Bridge to Success (B2S), a project that provides free and open educational resources, has been awarded $750,000 to help students who are struggling with mathematics so they can go on to complete their education.

New Grant To Provide Portable Interactive Technology to Teachers

Online community WeAreTeachers is offering a new grant, sponsored by Learning Resources, which will allow teachers to submit collaborative lesson plans for a chance to win portable interactive technology for the classroom.

Inquiry-Based Learning Approach Wins $20,000 Science Lab Challenge

A science teacher at the Westmount Charter School in Calgary, Alberta, Canada has won the $20,000 grand prize in the Shell Science Lab Challenge sponsored by Shell Oil Co. and the National Science Teachers Association.

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