Grants, Funding & Awards


Final Round of i3 Development Grants Seeks Alternatives to Exclusionary Discipline

The United States Department of Education (ED) has opened the application period for the seventh round of Investing in Innovation (i3) “Development” grants. This will be the last opportunity schools will have to tap into this part of the competitive grant program, which offers up to $3 million for each accepted proposal.

CEOs, Governors Ask Congress To Commit $250 Million for K-12 Computer Science

A consortium of business leaders and politicians has asked Congress to fund computer science education, committing nearly $50 million in private contributions to the initiative.

STEM Grant Goes to NY Project to Embed Programming into Physics

A consortium of organizations has been funded to help 9th grade science teachers integrate computer programming and computational thinking into their physics classes.

Vernier, NSTA Technology Awards Go to 7 Teachers

The 2016 Vernier/National Science Teacher Association Technology Awards have gone to seven teachers, ranging from one teaching fifth-graders to a college professor.

Steelcase Selects 13 Winners for Active Learning Grants

Thirteen schools, ranging from elementary to college, have been selected to share in more than $800,000 worth of classroom furniture, equipment and technology as part of Steelcase Education's second annual Active Learning Center Grant program.

California Colleges, Districts Land Grant To Beef up CTE

California's Central Region Agriculture Education Career Pathway Consortium has received $15 million in grant funds from the California Career Pathways Trust to expand and improve career and technical education programs in 36 high schools and three community colleges in the region.

Joyce Foundation Commits $4 Million for Career Pathways

Four communities in the Great Lakes Region and three other national leaders in college and career pathways will receive the grants.

NASA Awards $10 Million Grant to Develop Digital Science Courseware

Arizona State University’s School of Earth and Space Exploration will receive the $10.18-million grant to build the next generation’s digital learning experiences.

Funding Technology: E-rate Reboot Removes Broadband Hurdles

It has been more than a year since the FCC modernized E-rate. Here's how the latest developments are affecting schools.

California Districts Adopt Digital Curriculum To Beef up Career and Technical Ed

California's North Coast Region School Districts are adopting digital courses focused on agricultural science at 16 area high schools and two community colleges in an effort to help students explore career interests and aspirations.

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