Grants, Funding & Awards

Obama Budget Priorities Focus on Teacher Support, STEM, Free College

The White House has released President Barack Obama's 2016 budget proposal, a 150-page document that lays out his administration's priorities for the federal budget in the coming year.

AT&T Seeks Ed Tech Ventures for New Funding Accelerator

AT&T wants to invest in organizations working to enhance education and improve high school success and career readiness for students.

Students Vie To Over-Engineer in 2015 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest

This year's competition, which also includes a track for middle school students, asks participants for the most "overly complex contraption" for erasing a chalkboard or a whiteboard.

Kentucky Valley Ed Cooperative Adopts Resource Library for Digital Transition

The Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative has adopted a resource library to help its member schools transition to using digital content.

How To Win Corporate and Foundation Grants for Your Tech Project

Got an idea for a new tech initiative in your school but wondering where to find the money to pay for it? Grants from corporations and foundations may be just the funding source you need.

High School, College Coding Competition Now Accepting Submissions

Submissions are now being accepted for the second annual Dream It. Code It. Win It. competition, in which high school and college students are asked to present a problem, write computer code to solve the problem and then demonstrate the results in a YouTube video.

Naiku Launches Assessment Software and PD Grant Program

Assessment software provider Naiku has launched a $250,000 grant program for innovative teachers and teacher teams.

3M, Discovery Ed Open Young Scientist Challenge

Discovery Education and 3M have launched the 17th annual Young Scientist Challenge, with an opportunity to work with a 3M scientist and a $25,000 grand prize up for grabs.

Leadership Award-Winning Schools Get $5,000 in Tech Tools

Five schools with student-led projects dealing with the elimination of hunger win tablets and computers intended to help them with their relief efforts.

EdX Launches Scholarship Challenge for Middle School Students

Massive open online course provider edX has partnered with the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation to launch a scholarship challenge aimed at advanced students in grade 7.