Grants, Funding & Awards

IES Announces Funding for Ed Tech Companies

The U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences is looking to fund innovative technology solutions that can aid student learning, teaching, special education and school administrators.

House Democrats Introduce $100B School Infrastructure Bill

The Rebuild America's Schools Act is an effort to address physical and digital infrastructure needs in schools across the country.

ED Releases Proposal for Supplemental ESSA Funding

The U.S. Department of Education is providing non-regulatory guidance to help school districts comply with federal requirements for ESSA funding.

New Program Processes Donations for Teacher Needs

A new platform has launched to help teachers fund supplies, field trips, books and other expenses in the classroom.

District Pursues Bond Money to Put Makerspaces in Every School

A Michigan district is hoping voters will agree to a $39 million bond to cover capital needs, security and the addition of makerspaces to every school.

New Programs Aim to Help Girls, Women Attain Tech Training

The National Center for Women & Information Technology recently received a $4.1 million grant from the Cognizant U.S. Foundation, a nonprofit that supports STEM education and skills initiatives for U.S. workers and students. The funding will be dedicated to setting up digital skills education programs and an "awareness campaign" to spark interest among females of all ages in going after careers in technology.

$300,000 Literacy Grant Opens

The Library of Congress has started accepting nominations for its Literacy Awards program, which will award multiple prizes of up to $150,000 to schools and other organizations for their efforts at promoting literacy.

Public School Revenue and Spending Up in Latest Year of Reporting

The National Center for Education Statistics has produced its latest "first look" report, providing interesting data on state-level revenues and expenditures in public schools, covering fiscal year 2016 (school year 2015-2016).

HHS Funds Preschool Development Grants

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced the 45 recipients of the Preschool Development Grants competition.

State Grant to Focus on Early Learning Support

A $4.7 million federal grant will help one state to make an investment in coordinating preschool learning efforts across state agencies.

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