Grants, Funding & Awards


5 Schools Win Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Grand Prize

Schools from California, Mississippi, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Washington have won the fifth annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest, a national competition created in 2010 to encourage innovation while engaging students in hands-on science, technology, engineering and math learning.

Northrop Grumman Launches Fab Labs Contest

The Northrop Grumman Foundation has launched the Fab School Labs contest, which will grant five winning middle schools up to $100,000 to create a state-of-the-art science lab.

Survey: More Educators Are Using Social Media for Fundraising

According to the sixth annual CASE/Huron/mStoner Social Media Survey, 57 percent of respondents reported using social media to fundraise in 2015, compared to 47 percent in 2014.

Report: Majority of Teachers Purchase School Supplies for Students

This year 91 percent of teachers used some of their own money to pay for school supplies, and 38 percent used only their own money, according to a new report from The NPD Group.

Ohio Students Win Scholarships, Grants at Career STEM Day

Fifteen high school students have a little more money for college and 50 more won grants for their schools following Goodyear's Annual STEM Career Day.

The Library of Congress Offers Grants to Support the Creation of Civics Apps

The Library will award $950,000 to one or more grantees to support the development of Web- and mobile-based applications for K-12 education. To be eligible, apps must deal with the subjects of Congress and civic participation.

5 Key Ways To Stretch Your Tech Budget

Chet Bembenek, technology manager for a small district in Wisconsin, shares his tips for making the most of the typically limited technology budgets schools have to work with.

8-Year-Old Wins Tech Portfolio for Her School

The essay by a third-grader won thousands of dollars of equipment and software for her East Los Angeles elementary school.

U Akron To Host STEM Career Day for Middle, High School Students

The University of Akron will host a STEM career day featuring a challenge asking students in grades 6-12 to build a Rube Goldberg machine in competition for $15,000 in prizes.

NCLB Draft Rewrite Reduces Stakes of Standardized Testing, Brings Major Changes to Federal Ed Policy

The proposed law would require states to create their own accountability systems and bar the federal government from incentivizing states to adopt specific standards, such as the Common Core State Standards.

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