Grants, Funding & Awards

Schools Adopt Tech to Prime Development of Earliest Learners

The National Association of Elementary School Principals announced the winners of its Digital Leader of Early Learning Awards during NAESP's annual conference last week.

Idaho School Gets Grant to Boost K5 Math Learning

An elementary school in Idaho will be ramping up its use of mathematics curriculum from Origo Education after receiving a grant from the company, accompanied by a matching grant from its parent-teacher association.

Kajeet Debuts Homework Gap Funding Site

Kajeet, a company that provides mobile Internet connectivity for students, has launched a new website to help school districts identify funding sources to help close the homework gap.

Lit Fiber Leads Latest E-rate Funding Requests

Right now the biggest area for category one funding requests in the E-rate program is for lit fiber — major bandwidth connectivity. That line item in applications for the 2016 funding year totals $1.3 billion in pre-discount dollars, a request that trounces every other type of category one service included on applications by at least a factor of five-to-one.

AngelScholars Debuts Crowdfunding Scholarship System

Students and the people who want to help fund their education can now find each other through a new online crowdfunding platform.

Sally Ride Science Junior Academy Lands $30,000 Grant for Scholarships

Sally Ride @ UC San Diego has received a $30,000 grant that will allow it to give scholarships to middle and high school girls attending the Sally Ride Science Junior Academy.

Arizona District To Deploy Game-Based Math with $200,000 Grant

Arizona's Osborn School District will deploy a blended math program across five schools as the result of a $200,000 grant from the APS Foundation.

Chicago Schools Win Personalized Learning Grants

Seven Chicago Public Schools will receive $280,000 each as part of the Breakthrough Schools Chicago program.

NJEFP Helps New Jersey School Districts Connect with Donors

The New Jersey Education Foundation Partnership has adopted an online platform designed to connect school districts with donors.

Infosys NSF DonorsChoose Partner on Computer Science Professional Development Initiative

Infosys Foundation USA has partnered with the National Science Foundation and to launch the Computer Science [CS] for All Community Giving program, which will provide as many as 2,000 teachers with professional development in computer science education.

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