Grants, Funding & Awards


Senate Bill Proposes Shot in Arm for CTE

Career and technical education could get a boost if bi-partisan legislation moves ahead.

Bill Would Simplify FAFSA Financial Aid Process

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

D2L Selects Brightspace Excellence Award Winners

D2L has selected the winners of the 2016 Brightspace Excellence Awards, including three Awards for Excellence, one Excellence in Integrations and Extensibility Award and one Excellence Award for Accessibility.

African American Boys Get STEM Infusion in Kentucky

A $3 million grant from a foundation in North Carolina will be dedicated to programs intended to improve the quality of life for men and boys of color in the state of Kentucky.

Web-Based Learning in Rural Areas Gets Federal Financial Lift

A United States Department of Agriculture grant program will fund 45 projects intended to connect rural communities in 32 states with educational experts via videoconferencing.

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.

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