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Trend Micro Offers $15k Technology Grants for Public Schools

As part of its 25th anniversary, data security firm Trend Micro is offering grants to 12 K-12 schools and districts in the United States, including cash, in-kind contributions, and IT professional services.

The Trend Micro Education Tech Grant program will provide up to $10,000 per school, in-kind contributions of software licenses, and professional IT services for a day, with the total award totaling up to $15,000 per winning school.

To apply, a school representative must fill out an online form explaining how the grant will be used and what makes the school different from other schools applying for the grant.

The grant is open to individual public schools with student populations of 500 to 1,000 or districts with student populations of 500 to 3,000 only in the following cities and adjoining areas: Atlanta; Boston; Chicago; Dallas; Denver; Irvine, CA; Los Angeles; Minneapolis; New York; St. Louis; San Francisco; and Washington, D.C.

Applications are due Nov. 30.

Additional rules and details and the online entry form can be found at trendmicro.com/EducationTechGrant.

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Executive Producer David Nagel heads up the editorial department for 1105 Media's education publications — which include two daily sites, a variety of newsletters and two monthly digital magazines covering technology in both K-12 and higher education.

A 21-year publishing veteran, Nagel has led or contributed to dozens of technology, art and business publications.

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