FOR SCHOOL TECHNOLOGY
Curriculum grants creating educational opportunity
& strategies for learning
and Education Grant Program Prime Opportunity
to Incorporate Technology Into Curriculum
Deadline: October 15, 2003
The Coleman Foundation and the
U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship
(USASBE) are accepting applications for the Entrepreneurship
Awareness and Education Grant Program, which provides
funding for "radical innovations and major changes"
in the structure of entrepreneurship education. Allocating
up to $750,000 for this round of grants, grants of
up to $50,000 will be given for one year and are not
renewable. Any university, college, or community college
in the U.S.is eligible to apply to focus on entrepreneurship
courses or programs, or a minor targeting non-business
majors in a collegiate setting; and cross-curriculum
entrepreneurship education in medicine, law, architecture,
engineering, psychology, or veterinary science; or
entrepreneurship training or a certificate program
for non-degree seeking students.
|Ready to Learn, Ready to
Work, Ready to Live From The Prudential Financial
Deadline: Proposals and/or letters of inquiry are
reviewed throughout the year
The Prudential Financial Foundation
Ready to Learn funding focuses on education reform
that strengthens education in the elementary levels;
strong teacher and school leader support; arts education;
early childhood initiatives and strategies to improve
literacy. Ready to Work projects are funded
to focus on school-to-career transiti ons and workforce
development. Ready to Live grants fund programs that
build healthy children, youth and families. The Foundation
funds non profit and educational programs in: Newark
and surrounding New Jersey urban centers; Atlanta,
Houston, Jacksonville, FL, Los Angeles, Minneapolis,
Philadelphia and Phoenix; and National programs that
can be implemented in cities where Prudential has
a significant presence.
|FirstEnergy of Ohio Provides
Education Grants in Math, Science & Technology
Deadline: October 1, 2003
Any original project or program
dealing with mathematics, science, and technology
will be considered, including local teacher professional
development initiatives under FirstEnergy Corporation’s
mathematics, science,and technology grants to encourage
teachers and students to create innovative match,
science and technology school projects. Grants up
to $500 are available to educators, administrators,
and youth group leaders in pre-K-12 schools in areas
served by FirstEnergy's electric utility operating
companies -- Ohio Edison, the Illuminating Company,
and Toledo Edison in Ohio; Pennsylvania Electric,
Metropolitan Edison, and Penn Power in Pennsylvania;
and Jersey Central Power& Light in New Jersey
-- and in communities where the companies have facilities.
Contact: FirstEnergy's Community Initiatives Department,
Telephone: (330) 384-5022
|American Honda Foundation
Support Math, Science. & Technology
quarterly; next deadline November 1
Kathy Carey at (310)
781-4090 for more information
or visit their web site.
American Honda Foundation supports projects with a
focus on math, science, the environment, and technology.
The foundation also supports youth job training programs.
Grants typically range from about $10,000 to $75,000.
For grant guidelines, schools should send a self-addressed
stamped envelope to:
American Honda Foundation, P.O. Box 2205, Torrance,
CA 90509-2205. Note: If
the staff receive preliminary proposals a month before
the deadline, they can provide feedback in time for
applicants to make changes and still meet the deadline.
|Toshiba America Foundation
Math & Science Education
Deadline: October 1, 2003
The Toshiba America Foundation
(TAF) mission to enhance 7th-12th grade science and
math will be backed by up to 75 grants up to $1,000
for K-6 programs, and $5,000 each for 7-12 programs.
In addition, projects for over $5,000 are also considered.
The Toshiba America Foundation ;grant budget is approximately
$500,000 annually. To review prior project awarded
grants go to http://www.toshiba.com/taf/recent_grants.html