Grants, Funding & Awards


$50,000 STEM-Focused Teacher Grant Deadline Approaching

The program will support projects around global issues such as climate change and food, water, and air quality.

Tech Grant Program Offers $1.4 Million for Classrooms

Launched in 2008, the program will award grants of up to $5,000 to full-time teachers of grades preK-12 to deploy innovative technology solutions in their classrooms.

NSTA, Northrop Grumman Launch Third Round of Teacher STEM Academy

Administered by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the academy is designed to help improve the confidence of teachers with students in grades 5-8 as they science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) topics.

White House Memo on STEM Ed Followed Up by Corporate Commitments

Finally, something the current White House and its previous residents can agree on: the need to invest in STEM education. President Trump this week issued a memo to Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, encouraging her to divert $200 million from her agency's annual budget to grant programs that support "high-quality science, technology, engineering and math education."

California State Assembly Passes Resolution in Favor of Net Neutrality, E-rate

The California State Assembly has passed Assembly Joint Resolution 7, a measure pressing the federal government to support net neutrality.

5 Winners Named for Homework Gap Grant

The grant was designed to help schools pilot one of Kajeet's home access solutions in an attempt to provide internet access to student outside of school.

Science Competition Promotes K-12 Science Standards and Innovation

An "assistance rod" that acts as a "rescue pack" for baby sea turtles. An improved cochlear implant that allows its wearer to hear a wider range of frequencies. An environmentally-friendly food wrap that will change color when the food inside has spoiled or been contaminated. Those are some of the winning student entries from previous "ExploraVision" science competitions. This year's event will be open for registration from K-12 students until Feb. 8, 2018.

Digital Learning Fund to Help Teachers Acquire Technology

Curriculum Advantage is partnering with DonorsChoose.org on the Digital Learning Fund, an effort to help teachers fund classroom technology.

Deadline Looms for $5,000 STEM and Tech Grants

Educators and parent groups have less than three weeks to apply for $2,000 to $5,000 grants from the Lowe's Small Toolbox for Education grant program.

Senate Ed Appropriations Subcommittee Approves $68.3 Billion in Discretionary Spending

The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations Subcommittee has unanimously approved a funding bill for fiscal year 2018 that includes $68.3 billion in discretionary funding for the United States Department of Education, a $29 million increase over the previous year's budget.

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