Grants, Funding & Awards


Fellowship Program Initiated To Encourage Games in Civics Instruction

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has started a program to give free professional development to social studies and civics teachers in the use of games, play and digital tools.

New Ed Tech Accelerator To Establish Network of Educators

The "Jefferson Education Accelerator" will offer mentoring, analysis, networking opportunities, access to financing and evaluation of products and services to companies in the education sector at the "growth" stage.

Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest Finalists Named

Fifteen schools from across the United States are finalists in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest, a national competition designed to increase interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects that attracted more than 3,100 entries.

NEF Launches 2 Programs To Improve Digital Skills of U.S. Students and Workers

The National Education Foundation will fund a new digital literacy initiative and an adopt-a-school program designed to help businesses train their workers and enhance the skills of American students.

What the New E-Rate Application, Funding and Deadlines Mean to You

An FCC adviser explains what districts should expect from a modernized application process and updated funding priorities.

Cognizant Selects 34 STEM Ed Grant Winners

Cognizant has selected 34 grant winners for its Making the Future STEM education initiative.

ABC-CLIO Awards Grant Winners Digital Humanities Tools

ABC-CLIO Solutions, a provider of digital resources for history and humanities, has selected the winners of its 2015 Think Out Loud Innovation Grants.

$1 Billion Federal 'Enhancing Education Through Tech' Bill Introduced

The United States Senate will once again be forced to consider explicit funding of education technology. Taking up the mantle left by former lawmakers, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) has introduced legislation that would reactivate the Enhancing Education Through Technology Act, a move that has generated numerous statements of support among education organizations

AAUW Gets $100K Grant To Expand Courses at Tech Trek Camps

A $100,000 grant from Symantec will fund a pilot course in cybersecurity at university-led STEM summer camps for middle-school girls.

Ohio Private Schools Get State Safety Funding

An Ohio private school has taken advantage of a state grant program to deploy a panic button system.

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