Grants, Funding & Awards

San Antonio District lands Grant To Expand Engineering Education

A $34,000 grant from Raytheon helped 25 teachers learn more about how to teach engineering concepts to elementary school students.

i3 Program Awards $113 Million in Grants

The federal Investing in Innovation program to fund innovative education programs has selected 13 organizations that will share more than $100 million in grants.

Teacher Prep Gets Major Funding from Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed grants of $34.7 million over three years to help set up five teacher preparation transformation centers around the country that will bring together people from universities, teacher-preparation providers and K-12 school systems to share data, knowledge and best practices.

Digital Innovations in Ed To Be Honored

This week a small group of educators and organizations will be honored at a gala in Silicon Valley for their innovations in helping students learn.

5 Indiana STEM Initiatives Share $105,000 in Grants

Five educational institutions in Indiana are recipients of grants of $15,000 to $30,000 each intended to improve student interest and engagement in science, technology, engineering and math.

Coalition Aims To Provide $620 Million for Expanded Learning Opportunities for Grades 6-8

Twenty organizations focused on education have pledged to collectively donate $620 million over the course of five years to improve expanded learning opportunities for students in grades 5-8.

Origo To Give Grants for Math Instruction Software

The creator of the Stepping Stones software will give districts $100,000 in a competitive process to help with their math instruction.

$800K Study To Test Efficacy of Digital Learning Tool

A National Science Foundation grant will allow researchers at North Carolina State University to study how digital learning programs can best benefit students.

Smithsonian Learning Lab Receives Grant To Study Use of Digital Learning Resources

The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access has received $500,000 in funding from Carnegie Corporation of New York for a two-year study of teacher and student use of the Smithsonian Learning Lab's digital learning resources.

5 Teams To Research Civic and Political Engagement among Young People

A multi-institutional research project will examine how to measure the quality of youth civic and political engagement, whether face-to-face, in writing or online.