Grants, Funding & Awards


Empowerment Grants to Fund Digital and Mobile Learning Projects

Educators looking for support in developing and using mobile applications can turn to a new grant from the Motorola Mobility Foundation.

Lenovo To Award $50,000 Tech Makeover

Lenovo will award one K-8 school a technology makeover valued at $50,000 in its 2012 Dream To Do contest.

NCH Offers $10,000 in Prizes Through Video Contest

NCH Software is offering $10,000 worth of media lab software through its PhotoStage Video Contest, which asks students to answer the question, "What will computers do when I am 25?"

STEM Partnership School Receives Additional Support from Industry

The STEM Partnership School has received $1 million in funding to support its goal of promoting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The school, located at Aurora University, will eventually cater to elementary and middle school students and serve as an immersive training ground for Aurora U undergraduate and graduate students.

NGLC Grants Fuel Blended Learning Programs

In the first of three funding cycles this year, five education organizations have received grants from the Next Generation Learning Challenges initiative to support "new, blended whole-school models" for students in grades 6 through 12.

Newark Schools Install 75 Young Explorer Technology Centers

Newark Public Schools will receive 75 IBM technology centers to help students develop skills in math, language, and science.

Video Contest Asks Students To Think About Internet Safety

Trend Micro Internet Safety for Kids and Family is again organizing a user-generated video competition for youths and classes.

SanDisk To Award $1 million in STEM Scholarships

Scholarships totaling $1 million will be offered to students with disadvantaged backgrounds by the SanDisk Scholars Fund to pursue studies in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Feds Look To Accelerate E-Textbook Adoption with 'Digital Textbook Playbook'

FCC Chairman Genachowski Wednesday called for digital textbooks for every American student within the next five years.

Google Awards $340,000 in STEM Grants

Google has awarded $340,000 to 26 organizations that provide STEM enrichment programs to students in K-12 and higher education.

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