Grants, Funding & Awards


Leadership Award-Winning Schools Get $5,000 in Tech Tools

Five schools with student-led projects dealing with the elimination of hunger win tablets and computers intended to help them with their relief efforts.

EdX Launches Scholarship Challenge for Middle School Students

Massive open online course provider edX has partnered with the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation to launch a scholarship challenge aimed at advanced students in grade 7.

Free Community College Proposal Gets Thumbs-Up — at Least on Facebook

President Obama chose a 9,700-student community college in Tennessee to make a dual proposal that he'll be taking to Congress in a couple of weeks: first, that students receive free community college; and second, that government help expand technical training programs by giving grants to those programs that show success.

Lower Fuel Prices Could Mean K-12 Tech Windfall

One investment firm estimates that schools will experience a $2 billion savings in lower fuel prices for the current fiscal year and could likely spend this "found money" on technology and consumables such as digital content. However, what could turn out to be a boon for some states could have detrimental effects on other states.

Ultimate Middle School Science Competition Opens for the New Year

The Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge has opened for this year's entries.

7 Schools Win Blended Math Grants

Students at seven schools in California and Texas will have access to a blended math program thanks to a grant from an engineering and construction company.

Getting Funded: 6 Grant-Seeking Tips

Whether your district is experienced in securing grant funding or is new to the grant application process, here are six tips that can boost your chances of grant-seeking success.

Georgia Institutions Share $4.5 Million in Grants

Eighteen educational institutions and groups in Georgia will share $4.5 million over the next two years to improve student achievement in the state.

Grant: Get an Active Learning Classroom from Steelcase Education

North American schools and universities have an opportunity to outfit an active learning classroom for free through a new grant program from Steelcase Education.

What the New E-rate Funding Can Do for Your District

The $1.5 billion increase in annual funding approved by the FCC last week is expected to allow 101,000 schools and 16,000 libraries to expand their high-speed broadband and WiFi access.

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