K12 Grant Alert
Funding, Competitions and Award Opportunities for Educators 8/20/2018

Grant Spotlight

  • Feds to Pump $1.2 Billion per Year into CTE

    After six years of kicking around the official language for an updated Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education bill, Congress and the president have voted and signed the act into law. The Perkins Act, H.R. 2353 (115), which has been considered for reauthorization since 2012, commits between $1.2 billion and $1.3 billion for the program over the next six years.

  • Finding Funds for Coding Programs

    Coding programs don't have to break the bank. Here are some resources and tactics for funding computer science affordably and without skimping on quality.


Grant & Funding News

  • Acer STEAM Lab Makeover Contest Entries Due This Month

    The application period for Acer's STEAM Lab Makeover contest is coming to a close in a few weeks. The contest will award a mixed-reality technology package to one school.

  • $5,000 STEM Grant Program Opens

    The application period for the Lowe's Toolbox for Education grant program is now open. The program will award $2,000 to $5,000 classroom grants to as many as 1,000 schools and parent-teacher organizations.

  • District Funds Energy Conservation Program through Savings

    A school district in Oklahoma has just kicked off a project to save $2.5 million in energy costs over five years by applying technology and behavior-based conservation programs.

  • Girls with Impact Taking Apps for Next Round of Online Mini-MBA Courses

    A nonprofit to help girls learn how to launch businesses, nonprofits and community projects that "impact" their world is taking applications for its online 2018-2019 program. The latest success story is a website developed by a 16-year-old to help kids understand deportation in case their families are at risk.

  • Grand Challenge Funds Sign Language Tech

    A global prize competition called Sign On For Literacy has awarded five innovators seed funding to develop technology-based solutions that increase access to sign language and improve literacy outcomes among deaf children in "low resource" settings.


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