Grants, Funding & Awards

124 Applicants Chosen To Pursue Federal Innovation Grants

Up to 124 local education agencies and related entities will be going after their share of a $60 million pot made available by the United States Department of Education to fund innovative practices intended to improve student achievement.

Funds For Learning Debuts New E-rate Manager Packages

E-rate Manager customers will now have the option of selecting between three levels of service and features that best serve their E-rate needs.

National Joint Powers Alliance Awards E-rate Contract to CDW-G

A large buying organization that serves education and government agencies has signed a deal with CDW-Government to simplify the process of purchasing technology and professional services that qualify for E-rate discounts.

CompassLearning Opens $15,000 Odyssey Grant Program

Teachers using CompassLearning Odyssey have a chance to apply for grants through the 2012 CompassLearning Odyssey Innovation Grant program.

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 THEJournal.com, 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.