Grants, Funding & Awards

Mater Dei Wins Green Car Design Challenge With 2,188 mpg Vehicle

Evansdale, IN-based Mater Dei High School took home top honors in the Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2012 competition with its 2,188 miles-per-gallon vehicle.

Florida Laptop Program Brings Tech to Disadvantaged Students

A technology program in Florida is putting laptops in the hands of needy students. The program, operated through the Foundation for Florida Virtual School, was relaunched in November and this month received an infusion to provide laptops to students who are unable to supply their own.

4 Places To Find Tech Funding Right Now

Educational funding is a hot topic this year as school districts nationwide scramble to fill budget gaps. The environment puts pressure on technology administrators, CIOs, and principals who are being asked to develop and maintain state-of-the-art facilities that meet the needs of today's tech-savvy learners.

EPS Grant Program will Fund RTI Programs

CUNY Early Care Centers Receive IBM Computer Learning Systems

Fourteen early learning centers in the City University of New York system are receiving $135,000 in computer hardware, software, and furnishings to help support STEM programs serving disadvantaged students.

Samsung Superhero Contest Seeks History-themed Student Videos

Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division is accepting short student-created video entries for its Fall Superhero Competition until March 31.

Turning Foundation Selects Classroom Improvement Grant Recipients

The Turning Foundation, the nonprofit arm of Turning Technologies, has named 10 teachers who were selected to receive Winter 2012 Classroom Improvement Grants, which will provide each of their classrooms with new technology and digital materials worth approximately $3,600.

Schools Recycle To Earn Free iPad HD, Cash, and Tech

FundingFactory has launched the Recycling Rumble, an annual competition that encourages schools to recycle more empty printer cartridges and small electronics than their competitors.

FPL Awards Renewable Energy Grants To Teachers

The Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) has awarded grant dollars to Florida teachers as part of the 2012 Renewable Energy Teacher Grant program.

Desire2Learn Kicks Off Edge Challenge

Ontario-based Desire2Learn is inviting students and professional developers to come up with new educational apps through the Edge Challenge 2012 competition.