Grants, Funding & Awards

Grant Helps NJIT Bring Forensic Science to High School Students

A $1.4 million grant is helping New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) launch a STEM initiative that will expose high school students to forensic science as a pathway to higher education.

Arizona Brings Discovery Ed Platform to Schools Across the State

The Arizona Department of Education has partnered with Discovery Education to provide Discovery's Experience platform to all teachers and students throughout the state.

MIT Solve Grant Program Seeks Tech Solutions to Bring Equity to Distance Learning

The Equitable Classrooms Challenge, a program of MIT Solve, is seeking solutions that will help bring equity to students engaged in distance learning in the United States and around the world. Prizes for selected solutions range from $10,000 to $250,000.

Feds Offer Guidance on Use of COVID-19 Relief Funding

The U.S. Department of Education has released guidance on how ESSER and GEER relief funding may be spent.

Federal Program to Reimburse Schools for Devices, Hotspots, Home Broadband

The Federal Communications Commission has finalized rules for a $7.17 billion program that will reimburse schools for 100% of the “reasonable” cost of equipment and services to give students the access to technology they need for remote and hybrid learning.

Distance Learning Grant to Award $44.5 Million in Funding

The United States Department of Agriculture is awarding grants ranging from $50,000 to $1 million to organizations supporting distance learning and telemedicine in rural communities. The deadline for this competitive grant program is June 4.

Google Ups Support for DonorsChoose with $500,000 Commitment to #ISeeMe Campaign, a philanthropic initiative of Google, is offering up to $500,000 in matching funds via “for projects created by teachers of color as well as projects from all teachers requesting culturally responsive and antiracist resources.”

Epson Launches Sweepstakes for Teacher Appreciation Week

Epson will be running an online sweepstakes for Teacher Appreciation Week each day next week, May 3–7. The sweepstakes will offer a total of five high-capacity, cartridge-free all-in-one printers (the EcoTank ET-4760).

NVIDIA Joins with AI Pathways Program to Expand Access to AI and Robotics Education

NVIDIA has entered into a three-year partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania (BGCWPA) to support the AI Pathways Institute, a program that exposes students to artificial intelligence and robotics education. The aim of the partnership, according to NVIDIA, is to expand access to the program “to more students, particularly those from underserved and underrepresented communities.”

Deadline Looms for Tech Micro Grants

The deadline for the Educators of America Micro Grant program is this Thursday, April 15, The program awards $250 to $5,000 to individual teachers and others involved in education for technology.