Company Offers Grants to Schools has formed the Bigchalk Foundation, a nonprofit organization that will sponsor activities that encourage students, parents, teachers and administrators to use technology in order to increase communication and interaction within a school community. Grants of up to $1,000 per school will help schools develop online resources and increase children’s access to technology. The bigchalk suite of tools will be the core product utilized in building online school communities. Grant applications will be accepted through December 2000, to be implemented in the 2000-2001 school year., New York, NY, (800) 860-9227,

This article originally appeared in the 08/01/2000 issue of THE Journal.