Grants, Funding & Awards


Samsung, National PTA Partner for $1 Million STEM Video Competition

Entries for the third-annual Solve for Tomorrow program are now being accepted. Solve for Tomorrow is a contest that calls on teachers and students to compete for $1 million in prizes by submitting videos on the topics of science, technology, engineering, and math.

5 K-12 Funding Trends That Follow the Money

T.H.E. Journal's newest column, Funding Survival Kit, will offer advice on how to navigate the K-12 funding landscape to help with the acquisition of technology. In this inaugural column, RedRock Reports President Jenny House provides an overview of the five most important funding trends likely to impact the K-12 environment in the coming year.

IBM Doles out $1.3 Million in Ed Grants for Race to the Top Recipients

IBM will provide grants worth $1.3 million to five states, a portion of which will be awarded in the form of educational technology, over the next three years.

Nashua SD Outfits Classes with Laptops through Dell and Digital Wish

For the second year, schools in Nashua School District have received a substantial grant from Digital Wish and Dell to place technology in their classrooms.

New Service Connects Schools to Funding Sources

CDW-G has launched a new service designed to connect colleges, universities, and K-12 schools with grants and funding opportunities.

Mobile E-rate Manager Adds Support for Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry

Funds for Learning is adding a mobile version of its E-rate Manager service. The company this week released the update with support for iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry users. It's available now.

Ed Tech Grant To Provide up to $100,000 for New Jersey Schools

Optimum Lightpath, a company that provides Ethernet communications tools, will award as much as $100,000 to help New Jersey K-12 schools expand their use of technology.

$400 Million Race to the Top District Competition Draws 893 LEAs and Consortia

Nearly 900 districts are looking to apply for the first-ever federal Race to the Top District program, according to the United States Department of Education. The program will award $400 million to individual districts and consortia for programs related to school reform, specifically in the areas of teaching and learning.

Samsung Kicks Off Fall 2012 Superhero History Video Contest

Samsung Techwin America is opening registration for its fall 2012 Superhero Video Competition this weekend.

E-Rate Funding 'Critical' Yet Underfunded, Survey Finds

The vast majority of E-rate applicants think that the program is not adequately funded and that it's "critical to their success," according to a report released this week.

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