Grants, Funding & Awards

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.

E-Rate Guide Tackles Nuances in Federal Funding Program

The Software and Information Industry's (SIIA) has released an updated guide to the federal E-rate program.

Adobe Commits to $1 Million in Creativity Scholarships

The Adobe Foundation has created a new scholarship program designed to encourage high schoolers to pursue careers in creative fields.

$7 Million CFY Grants To Advance OER for Low-Income Communities

CFY, a national educational nonprofit, will use $7 million in grants it's received for the development and distribution of online educational resources for K-12 students in low-income communities throughout the country.

Samsung Names $1 Million STEM Contest Winners

Samsung Hope for Children has named the five winners of its Solve for Tomorrow contest. They will receive in total $1 million worth of technology from Samsung, DirecTV, Microsoft, and Adobe.

Lifetime To Give Away $300,000 in School Technology

The Balancing Act, a television program airing on Lifetime, is offering $300,000 in 21st Century educational tools through the Dream School Challenge Contest in an effort to promote learning for the next generation.

Classroom Champions Sets Deadline To Apply for Free Videoconferencing Program

Classroom Champions, a free program that brings Olympian and Paralympian mentors to students in high-need K-8 schools through videoconferencing technology, is accepting applications until April 13.

$1.3 Million in STEM Grants Available to Ohio Educators, Others

The Dominion Foundation, part of Dominion Resources, one of the largest energy companies in the country, is currently accepting applications for $1.3 million in grants for programs that help students studying science, technology, engineering and math.

Broad Foundation Selects 2012 Broad Prize Finalists

The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, a philanthropic organization to improve urban education, has selected the 2012 finalists for the Broad Prize for Urban Education, a $1 million competition aimed at improving student achievement in urban school districts.