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Grant Resources on the Web

Funding for Technology
Helpful information on grant writing tools and funding sources.
www.mcrel.org/connect/tech/funding.html

 

Pitsco's Launch to Grants
Links to more than 100 government, education, and foundation sites with information about grants.
www.pitsco.com/resources/resframe.htm

Corning Inc. Foundation
Supports educational programs that promote instructional technology.
www.corning.com/inside_corning/foundation.asp

Federal Funding for Ed Tech
Information about available federal funds for schools.
www.ed.gov/Technology/tec-guid.html

The Dirksen Congressional Center: Robert H. Michel Civic Education Grant
Up to $50,000 for civic, legislative, or government-related projects that incorporate practical technology applications in the classroom. Grant is available for grades 4-12.
www.dirksencenter.org/grantmichelciviced.htm

Computers for Learning
Donates surplus federal government computer equipment to needy schools.
www.computers.fed.gov/School/user.asp

National Telecommunications Partnership Award
Awards cash prizes to programs that demonstrate how partnerships help fully integrate telecommunications technology into the classroom.
http://www.partnersineducation.org/

IBM: Reinventing Education
Supports long-term investment in educational technologies to facilitate innovative and enriching curriculum, teacher training, student assessment, and data analysis.
www.ibm.com/ibm/ibmgives/grant/education/

International Technology Education Association
Awards a variety of grants of $1,000 or $2,000 for demonstrated need for technology resources.
http://www.iteawww.org/

Micron Foundation
Awards educational grants in communities where Micron has manufacturing facilities.
www.micron.com/content.jsp?path=/About+Micron/Micron+Giving/

National Cristina Foundation
Awards donated technology equipment to schools and organizations that work with disabled, at-risk, or economically disadvantaged students.
http://www.cristina.org/

Wireless Foundation
Donates wireless phones and airtime to schools.
www.wirelessfoundation.org/

NSBA: Funding for Technology
Provides innovative ways to fund technology initiatives in school districts, and has links to numerous grants and funding programs.
www.nsba.org/sbot/toolkit/Funding.html

Oracle Corporate Giving Program
Supports nonprofit organizations in the communities in which the Oracle Corp. operates. Grants are also made to selected national organizations and K-12 math, science, and technology education programs.
www.oracle.com/corporate/giving/community/index.html

SMART Technologies, Inc: Smarter Kids Foundation
Awards numerous grants for professional development or student research, and free or reduced-price company products.
http://www.smarterkids.org/

BellSouth Foundation: Opportunity Grants
Awards grants to school districts that focus on education reform to impact a substantial number of students.
www.bellsouthfoundation.org/grants/og/whatisog.html

Sun Microsystems Academic Equipment Grant Program
Donates hardware to K-12 schools that have developed creative projects.
www.sun.com/products-n-solutions/edu/grants/

Toshiba America Foundation: Small Grants Program
Awards up to $5,000 to programs and activities that improve the classroom teaching of mathematics, science, and technology for middle and high school students.
www.toshiba.com/taf

U.S. Commerce Dept.: Technology Opportunities Program
Awards grants for model projects demonstrating innovative uses of network technology.
www.ntia.doc.gov/otiahome/top/grants/grants.htm

U.S. Dept. of Ed.: Technology Innovation Challenge Grant
Provides competitive five-year awards to consortia that include at least one local educational agency with a high number of children living in poverty.
http://www.ed.gov/programs/techinnov/index.html

Computers 4 Kids
Distributes Internet-ready computers to homes, schools and nonprofit organizations. Also helps train students on the technology.
http://www.c4k.org/

Innovation Grant
Awards grants to two or more K-12 teachers who collaborate to develop and implement innovative ideas that result in high student achievement.
http://www.nfie.org/

National Science Foundation
Offers one- to three-year grants to programs that broaden the participation of girls in all fields of science, math, engineering and technology.
www.nsf.gov/cgi-bin/getpub?nsf01130

Verizon Foundation
Offers in-kind gifts, volunteers, and cash grants to qualified nonprofits, including K-12 schools.
http://foundation.verizon.com/

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Supports projects that illustrate the effective use technology to provide all students with high quality content and instruction, within classrooms and through distance learning.
http://www.hewlett.org/Programs/Education/

NEC Foundation of America
Provides grant support for programs that promote science and technology.
http://www.necfoundation.org/

3M Salute to Schools Program
Awards 3M detection systems for the entrances of school libraries and 3M security strips for library books.
http://cms.3m.com/cms/US/en/2-115/cerlRFW/view.jhtml

Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award
Honors educators' outstanding contributions to technology education. Candidates must be nominated by a principal or a superintendent.
www.amfcse.org/Alan%20Shepard%20Award/alan_shepard_award.htm

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