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WHAT: Sprint is teaming up with high schools across the country to provide students who don’t have internet access at home with free smartphones or tablets, and four years of free high-speed internet. Their goal is to help bridge the achievement gap for low-income students by giving the gift of connectivity to one million high school students within five years.
WHO: High school educators and administrators — applications must be submitted on behalf of an entire school or district.
WHEN: Applications will be accepted until early Spring 2018.
HOW: For more information and to access the application, please visit http://goodworks.sprint.com/1m...
WHAT: Win up to $1,000 for your classroom to implement a tech-focused lesson plan. Funds can be used for classroom supplies, subscriptions, or applications that help teach students the role of technology in their world.
WHO: K-8 Educators with technology-focused curriculum.
WHEN: Online applications will be accepted until December 9, 2017.
HOW: To read the guidelines and submit your application, visit www.fios.verizon.com/beacon/te...
WHAT: Grants of up to $1,000 are available for the 2018-2019 school year to support a new or evolving program that integrates the arts into educational programming. The purpose is to aid and support teachers who wish to establish an effective learning tool using the arts in teaching children who learn differently.
WHO: Open to all K-12 teachers.
WHEN: Deadline to apply is September 30, 2017, to be awarded for the 2018-2019 school year.
HOW: For more information and to download the application, please visit http://mossfoundation.org/teac...
WHAT: Teacher Grant awards range from $100 to $500 and are intended to be used to finance creative classroom projects. The purpose of the grant is to provide funds for classroom teachers who have innovative, meritorious ideas or who want to replicate a project previously funded.
WHO: Applicant must be a PK-12 certified teacher working at a public, private, charter, or parochial school.
WHEN: Online applications are accepted beginning July 15, and closing September 30.
HOW: To read the guidelines and download an application, visit https://www.kinf.org/programs/...
The ExploraVision science competition challenges teams of 2-4 students sponsored and lead by an educator to research the technologies and scientific principles that could have great impact 20 years from now. Winning teams will receive savings bonds and an expenses-paid trip to Washington, DC.
K-12 students are eligible.
Deadline: Projects must be received by Feb. 6, 2017.
For more information and to register, go to www.exploravision.org/what-exploravision.
Directpackages.com Classroom Technology grant program awards $1,000 grants each to full-time K-12 teachers to spend on classroom technology. To apply, submit a 400-500 word essay about the impact new classroom technology could have for you and your students.
To find what schools in Oregon are eligible, go to https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/.
Submission deadline is Feb. 24, 2017.
For more information, go to www.directpackages.com/teachers-grant.
This program seeks to improve mutual understanding among teachers, their schools and communities in the U.S. and abroad by providing teachers with international professional development opportunities for three to six months abroad.
U.S. K-12 educators are eligible.
Application deadline is Dec. 1, 2016.
For more information, go to www.fulbrightteacherexchange.org.
WHAT: The Voya Unsung HeroesTM Awards Program has inspired success in the classroom and impacted count- less numbers of students. Each year, 100 educators are selected to receive $2,000 to help fund their innovative class projects. Three of those are chosen to receive the top awards of an additional $5,000, $10,000 and $25,000.
Application deadline is Apr. 30, 2017.
For more information on eligibility and how to apply, go to www.scholarsapply.org/unsungheroes.
OEA Choice Trust’s School Em- ployee Wellness Grant Program is designed to allow school leaders and employees the exibility to develop a tailored program to best meet the needs, goals and priorities of the district and school sta .
Oregon public school districts, community colleges and Education Service Districts.
Application deadline is Apr. 15, 2017.
InvenTeams are made up of high school students, educators, and mentors that receive grants up to $10,000 each to invent technological solutions to real- world problems. Projects are collabora- tive e orts, driven by the students. The InvenTeam initiative fosters a “learning- by-doing” environment fueled by inquiry- based thinking.
STEM educators at high schools who have not received an InvenTeam grant in the past three years are eligible.
Application deadline is Apr. 10, 2017.
HOW: To learn more and to apply, go to http://lemelson.mit.edu/inventeams.
This grant offers a maximum amount of $500 for the development of a program to introduce Sherlock Holmes to students. This grant is o ered to encourage students to discover the joys of reading.
Application deadline is May 1, 2017.
For more information and to download the application form, go to http://www.beaconsociety.com/the-jan-stauber-grant.html
These grants provide funding and support directly to teachers for promising teacher-led, administrator-supported ideas, programs, or initiatives to improve education. The program provides flexibility, funding, and evaluation support necessary to meet the unique needs of promising teacher-led projects.
The application deadline is June 16, 2016.
For more information and to apply by deadline: go to www.ascd.org/programs/teacher-impact-grants.aspx