Grants, Funding & Awards


ED Simplifies Small, Rural School Grant App Process

The U.S. Department of Education has simplified the application method for applying for small, rural school grants in 2020.

Deadline Looms for $200,000 Follett Challenge

The deadline for the 2019 Follett Challenge is this week. The program will award a total of $200,000 in products and services to 19 winners.

Fiat Grant Funds STEM Programs for Regional Schools

Michigan's Cranbrook Institute of Science is using a grant for producing a STEM program in state schools that includes real-world application and "resource efficiency." The donation came from the FCA Foundation, the charitable division of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The Foundation gave out $1.65 million in grants to numerous Detroit-area educational programs.

Rural Districts Get Project Lead the Way Funding

Rural school districts in Missouri are gaining more STEM access through a $250,000 state-grant being administered by Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Grants to Cover Cost of School Safety Software Licenses

The grant program will allow districts to cover the cost of school-wide deployment for ed tech solutions that align with the Safer Schools Framework

Grants Will Fund K–12 CTE Programs in California

California school districts have until Nov. 15, 2019 to apply for a matching fund grant from the state for K–12 programs that will help students learn how to make the transition from school to college or employment.

St. Louis High Schoolers Get Free Phones, Cell Service

High school students in St. Louis Public School District received free smartphones and wireless connectivity from wireless provider Sprint as part of the 1million Project.

Grant Enables Georgia State Professional Learning Partnership

Georgia State University, Clayton County Public Schools and Curriculum Associates are working together to find ways to effectively teach math and improve student achievement.

STEM Grants Focus on Health Sciences and Mental Health

In the previous two years teachers have received almost $190,000 to support their classroom needs.

NewSchools Offers Funding to New Innovative Schools and Diverse Leader Projects

NewSchools Venture Fund said it would invest up to $200,000 to help open innovative public schools and between $100,000 and $200,000 for programs focused on growing, advancing and supporting Black and Latinx leadership in education. The total fund is $8 million.

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