Grants, Funding & Awards


Google Program Offers Funding for AI, Machine Learning Projects

Google has set aside a $25 million pool to fund research work by schools and other organizations using machine learning for "social good."

ED Pumps $279 Million into STEM Programs

The U.S. Department of Education is renewing its commitment to STEM education through dedicating $279 million to fund programs.

STEM Contest to Award $20,000 in Drone Gear

PCS Edventures is hosting a STEM-focused video contest that will award nearly $20,000 in drone gear to five students and their schools.

Follett Challenge Invites Schools to Share Programs with a Positive Impact

Education technology company Follett has opened its latest challenge, inviting schools to submit video entries about their programs that have made a positive impact. Prizes include $200,000 worth of Follett products and services.

2018 THE Journal Readers’ Choice Awards

For our fourth-annual Readers’ Choice Awards, more than 1,000 education technology professionals weighed in on their favorite technologies, from instructional technology to security and privacy tools, from mobile devices to projectors, from games to multimedia authoring tools.

Texas Charter Operator Gets Millions to Grow STEM Program into Elementary Schools

Harmony Public Schools, a charter network in Texas, will be dedicating a new five-year, $7.9 million grant to expand a STEM project-based learning model from middle and high school into its elementary schools. "Launching Elementary Academic Foundations to STEM" or "LEAF to STEM," as the initiative is named, will reach 7,000 students in 16 elementary schools.

Extreme Redesign Challenge Calls on Students to Submit 3D Designs

College, middle and high school students have the opportunity to win scholarships by showing off their 3D design prowess.

USC Accelerator Seeks Ed Tech Innovators

Could Southern California become the Silicon Valley of education technology? That's the hope of a new initiative at the University of Southern California that brings together its Rossier School of Education and its Center for Engineering in Education to launch an incubator focused on improving the quality and equity of education.

Gates Foundation Funds 19 Networks for School Improvement

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has made what it's calling a "down payment" on an ambitious effort "to help tens of thousands of students get the education they deserve."

Library Afterschool Tech Programs Receive Funding Shot

The grants, which can range up to $40,000, are intended to help fund after-school programs for middle and high school students — especially those at risk — to develop expertise in the use of technology, along with "life skills," such as goal setting, conflict resolution and effective communication.

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