Grants, Funding & Awards

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.

Mater Dei Wins Green Car Design Challenge With 2,188 mpg Vehicle

Evansdale, IN-based Mater Dei High School took home top honors in the Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2012 competition with its 2,188 miles-per-gallon vehicle.

Florida Laptop Program Brings Tech to Disadvantaged Students

A technology program in Florida is putting laptops in the hands of needy students. The program, operated through the Foundation for Florida Virtual School, was relaunched in November and this month received an infusion to provide laptops to students who are unable to supply their own.

4 Places To Find Tech Funding Right Now

Educational funding is a hot topic this year as school districts nationwide scramble to fill budget gaps. The environment puts pressure on technology administrators, CIOs, and principals who are being asked to develop and maintain state-of-the-art facilities that meet the needs of today's tech-savvy learners.

EPS Grant Program will Fund RTI Programs

CUNY Early Care Centers Receive IBM Computer Learning Systems

Fourteen early learning centers in the City University of New York system are receiving $135,000 in computer hardware, software, and furnishings to help support STEM programs serving disadvantaged students.

Samsung Superhero Contest Seeks History-themed Student Videos

Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division is accepting short student-created video entries for its Fall Superhero Competition until March 31.