Grants, Funding & Awards


Math for America Commits $2.5 Million to CS4All

The donation from New York-based Math for America will help train nearly 5,000 surrounding area teachers, as part of a citywide initiative to bring computer science education to all 1.1 million New York City public school students.

E-rate Update Helping Add Internet, But Not Enough

The biggest allotment of E-rate requests in applications for fiscal year 2016 was dedicated to data and internet service. More than $2.3 billion focused on that type of funding help, with the E-rate portion totaling $1.8 billion and the applicant portion covering $559 million.

NSF Funds Research to Evaluate Effectiveness of K-12 Computer Skills Initiatives

Researchers at the Rochester Institute of Technology and Bradley University have received a $1.19 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study the effectiveness of K-12 efforts to encourage computing skills.

200-Plus Organizations Support CSforAll at White House Summit

The College Board, the National Science Foundation and CSNYC were a few of the organizations that announced new commitments at a summit celebrating President Obama’s Computer Science for All initiative.

High School Researchers Vie for Scholarships in Siemens Math, Science, Tech Competition

This year's event is coming up on a crucial deadline: All individual and student teams need to have their research reports and related materials turned in by Sept. 20.

LearnLaunch Breakthrough Program Accepting Applications

The LearnLaunch Accelerator for ed-tech startup companies is now accepting applications for its second Breakthrough Program.

White House Tips Hat to Philly School Collaborative STEM Efforts

A Philadelphia high school with a focus on agricultural sciences has just been recognized alongside two benefactors for undertaking an innovative approach to STEM.

Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge Now Accepting Entries

The Verizon Innovative Learning app challenge is now accepting entries for the fifth annual competition.

Schools Invited to Apply for Online Engineering and Design Course Grants

A company that provides online training for engineering and design topics has opened up its school grant application process for the 2016-2017 school year.

Bill Would Simplify FAFSA Financial Aid Process

Congressional Democrats have introduced legislation that would simplify the FAFSA process.

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