Grants, Funding & Awards


How ESSA and Perkins V Can Support STEAM

The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) was signed into law in 2018 to provide funding for career and technical education (CTE) programs for young people and adults.

Imaginable Futures Looks to Make Impact in Learning Worldwide

A new philanthropic investment firm has launched that focuses on the future of learning.

Amazon Future Engineer Teachers to Vie for $25K STEM Prize Packages

The Future Engineer program funds computer science courses at more than 2,000 high schools, according to Amazon. The goal is to support students in underserved and underrepresented communities.

HSEL Members to Gain Access to New Scholarship Pool

Students attending schools that belong to the High School Esports League (HSEL) will be eligible for "For the Gamers" scholarships being granted by eFuse. So far, slightly more than $200,000 have been donated, almost all of that by eFuse, which operates a social network for esports and video games.

2020 Possibility Grant to Award $10,000 for STEM Education Gear

Discovery Education and Siemens have opened the 2020 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes, which will award $10,000 to one educator that can be used for “a science lab makeover and/or STEM-related equipment, supplies, or technology.”

Feds Seek For-Profit Applicants for $1.1 Million Ed Tech Grants

The U.S. Department of Education has grant money to issue to for-profit ed tech companies.

2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge Opens

Discovery Education and 3M have opened the 2020 Young Scientist Challenge, an annual competition that calls on students in grades 5–8 to create a short video explaining “the science behind an idea aimed at solving a problem that positively impacts them, their school, family or community.”

E-rate FAQ: FCC Releases New Rules for Ed Tech Funding

Here are the ed tech funding updates that E-rate applicants will need to know for funding year 2020 and beyond.

Micro-Grant Program Offers Up to $5,000 for Classroom Tech

The Educators of American Micro-Grant Program is awarding educators $250 to $5,000 for classroom technology to support student success. The organization reviews micro-grant applications on a quarterly basis (in January, April, July and October).

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.

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