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  The "Grants for K-12" Index provides a guide to grants for school programs, curriculum development, and staff professional development for teachers, as well as grants for specific topic areas such as science, math, technology, social studies, geography, reading, learning via web quests, and other technological training. Build on the strengths of your present programs, expand your present offerings, or create new and challenging courses with the help of cash, hardware, software, computer/IT training, and staff professional development or funding for new programs and curriculum development. The "Grants for K-12" Index will show you how corporate funders are reaching out to educators with support for technology. Opportunities for K-12, after-school programs, LEAs and BOCES are available. The "Grants for K-12" Index includes grants/funding/resources for technology support. It is valuable for teachers, school administrators, individual schools, districts, libraries and technology development/grant officers.

Excerpts from Recent Issues of
Technology Grant News:

Toshiba/National Science Teachers Association ExploraVision Program

Deadline: February Annually
http://www.exploravision.org/
1-800-EXPLOR9

The ExploraVision program challenges teams of 2-4 students to research scientific principles and current technologies as the basis for designing innovative technologies that could exist in 20 years. Students on the four first-place ExploraVision winning teams will each receive a $10,000 U.S. Series EE Savings Bond valued at maturity. Students on second-place teams will each receive a $5,000 bond valued at maturity. The eight teams will also receive an expenses-paid trip with their families, mentor, and coach to Washington, DC

Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams

Boosts Technology Invention

With Teacher-Student

Team Grants & Awards

Deadline: April Annually
http://web.mit.edu/inventeams/

Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams is a national grants initiative of the Lemelson-MIT Program to foster inventiveness among high school students. InvenTeams composed of high school students, teachers and mentors are asked to collaboratively identify a problem that they want to solve, research the problem, and then develop a prototype invention as an in-class or extracurricular project. Grants of up to $10,000 support each team's efforts. InvenTeams are encouraged to work with community partners. InvenTeams are formed by high school students, their teacher, and an industry mentor for the purpose of inventing something of value for their school or local communities. High school science, mathematics, or technology teachers are invited to apply for the grants.

 

California Teacher Tells How
He Won Tech Equipment - Grants Galore for His Classroom

By Bryan Feci
ussenterprise02@comcast.net

Click Here to Download Full Article Free

Due to successful winning grants, I have obtained the following materials for my classroom: 15 classroom laptop computers from various grants,,,, 1 laptop storage
cabinet, 1 scanner, 6 digital cameras, 10 electronic thesauruses, 1 wireless networked printer/copier/scanner, 1 document camera, 1 LCD projector, 5 electricity kits with 16
investigations, 5 static electricity kits, a river model kit to study erosion, Pangaea model, earthquake fault model and demonstration kit, rock and mineral test kits and samples, licensed copies of 2 math computer software applications, a classroom field trip, and miscellaneous technologies such as replacement keyboards and mice, headphones, CD's, and DVD's...

 

 

Digital Wish Grants

Deadline: Rolling
Grants will be awarded on the 28th of every calendar month.)
http://www.digitalwish.com/dw/
digitalwish/grant_awards

Heather Chirtea, (802) 375-6721

heather@digitalwish.org  

Digital Wish is now offering a program that matches teachers with donors. To find a donor, teachers must build a wish list of
Digital Wish classroom technology products. Teachers may then tell their stories and share their lesson plan ideas. Prospective donors can review a classroom profile and
donate funding or purchase a wish
list item for a school. After each technology purchase, Digital Wish will automatically donate an additional 2-10% in immediate
cash-back funding to the recipient school to fund their next technology project.


Davidson Technology Scholarships

Deadline: Various, Annually
http://www.ditd.org
http://www.ditdservices.org/Articles
.aspx?ArticleID=146&NavID=4_3#


The Davidson Institute for Talent Development is offering Davidson Fellowships, an honor accompanied
by a $50,000, $25,000, or $10,000 scholarship in recognition of a
significant piece of work in the
categories of science, technology, mathematics, music, literature, philosophy, or "outside the box." Applicants must be under the age of 18 as of October 1, 2007,
and a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident. residing in the United States. There is no minimum age for eligibility.


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Recent K-12 Grants:

Educause
Leadership Grants in Information

Technology & in Higher Education

Technology Achievement
http://www.educause.edu/awards

 

Northrop Grumman

Foundation

Science ~ Technology ~

Engineering ~ Math Giving

Pre-College Thru College

Deadline: Rolling
http://tinyurl.com/87hk6e

The Northrop Grumman priority is to
provide assistance to national-level
science, technology, engineering and
math (STEM)programs spanning
pre-college through collegiate levels.
The Northrop Grumman Foundation
contributes to organizations defined tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) bythe Internal Revenue Service. Proposals should address education related initiatives that promote the
advancement of science, math,
engineering and technology.

 

International Technology

Education Association


Grants for Excellence in Teaching

Technology
http://www.iteawww.org
/I1.html#Grants

http://www.iteaconnect.org/

ITEA and its foundation, the Foundation

for Technology Education (FTE), give

awards, grants, and scholarships to

support the advancement of technology education.

 

Intel Education

PC & Model School Program

Deadline: Ongoing
http://www.intel.com/education/Learn/

index.htm

Intel's Education PC Program gives
teachers, staff, students, and parents
the opportunity to purchase high-quality educational computers at discounted prices. Schools and school districts are eligible. Schools are eligible to apply for Intel's Model School Program, which gives every school in the United States
the chance to apply for potential
seeding of equipment.

 

Intel Awards

Schools of Distinction

$10,000 & $100,000 in Products

Deadline: February Annually
http://tinyurl.com/7n88tt

Every year, Intel honors U.S. schools
that have demonstrated excellence in
math and science education as Intel
Schools of Distinction. One elementary, one middle and one high school in each of two categories - math and science - receive $10,000 cash grants and more than $100,000 in products and services from sponsors. One of the six winning
schools is chosen as the Star Innovator, and receives an additional $15,000 grant from the Intel Foundation as well as additional products and services. Schools must develop an environment and curricula that meet or exceed benchmarks, including national mathematics and science content standards. Winning programs serve as models for schools across the country. Programs for either math or science should be designed to ensure high levels of achievement for all students in all program areas.

Sun Microsystems
Open Gateways Grant Program

Two-year Grants for K-12s to Transition

to Network Computing
http://www.sun.com/aboutsun
/comm_invest/giving
/foundation.html

 

Recent K-12

Technology Resources:

Thinkfinity

The Verizon Foundation

Thinkfinity Education Foundation
Free professional development
program and learning materials

http://www.thinkfinity.org

 

ThinkQuest

Oracle Corporation

Oracle "Help Us Help" Foundation
ThinkQuest Collaborative Learning

Website Development Competition
http://www.thinkquest.org