Grants, Funding & Awards


Kaplan EdTech Accelerator Seeks Submissions for Mentor Program

Entrepreneurs looking to launch an edtech startup may apply to participate in Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, a program designed to foster startups focused on education technology. The deadline for applications is May 5.

Top executives from 50 diverse companies came together today to urge the FCC to modernize the E-rate program to help bring broadband to schools in the United States.

50 Top Execs Urge E-Rate Modernization To Propel Broadband in Schools

Top executives from 50 diverse companies came together today to urge the FCC to modernize the E-rate program to help bring broadband to schools in the United States.

Lenovo Opens $25,000 Classroom Makeover Contest

At the FETC 2014 conference taking place this week in Orlando, FL, Lenovo opened a new classroom makeover contest that will award $25,000 in laptops, software and support for one school.

Students Encouraged To Give Voice to Youth Issues in Adobe Foundation Competition

Adobe Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the digital media tool company, has opened up its latest Adobe Youth Voices Awards competition, which challenges young people from around the world to "express their vision for driving change in local communities."

Arizona State Charter School Wins $2.9 Million Innovation Grant

A charter school system sponsored by Arizona State University will be receiving a sizable grant from the Department of Education in order to integrate the use of technology into its classrooms.

fundraiser for catholic school uses bitcoin

Bitcoin BASH: Catholic School Adopts Virtual Currency for Fundraiser

A Catholic school in Alabama will accept the cryptographic currency known as Bitcoin in its major annual fundraising event.

Students To Vie for Discovery Ed and 3M 'America's Top Young Scientist' Title

Young scientists in grades 5-8 have the chance to flex their brain power in a competition that will award the winners with scholarships and other prizes and pair them up with working scientists to pursue their innovative ideas.

Obama Administration Calls for Input on Accelerating New Learning Technologies

The Obama administration is asking education leaders for their ideas on accelerating the development of high-impact learning technologies.

6 Schools Win Grants for Digital Learning Projects

Grants will be used to purchase iPads and e-books, host Minecraft in Education events, develop new digital curriculum and teach students about local economy and commerce.

Video Surveillance Company Issuing Security Grants to Schools

Schools short on funds but seeking a way to ramp up video surveillance at their locations may want to go after one of the grants being issued over the next year by Video Insight.

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