This program has been slashed by almost 50 percent but still has a sum directed toward the effective integration of technology to ensure that students are technologically literate by the end of eighth grade.
This is a formula grant under Title V that stimulates educational innovation by encouraging broad-based reform efforts. The funds may be used for technology, professional development software, or curricular materials.
This program consists of two major programs: State Grants for Drugs and Violence Prevention Programs and National Programs. State Grants is a formula grant program that provides funds to states and local school districts for a broad range of prevention and education programs. Any activity must be based on scientifically conducted research.
The largest of the elementary- and secondary-education programs, this program requires states to develop standards in reading and math and assessments linked to those standards for students. The program is also structured to assist high-poverty schools in giving their students an equal opportunity to meet state standards.
The TSL program invites interdisciplinary teams of STEM content specialists, experts in relevant technologies, STEM formal and informal education specialists, researchers with expertise in the learning sciences, and specialists in education research and evaluation methods to submit proposals for research projects that (1) Study efficacy of existing prototypes for innovations like virtual schools, special STEM schools, and educational programs that combine opportunities of formal and informal learning resources in their communities; or (2) Design and conduct exploratory development of new potentially transformative models for STEM learning environments.
Coca-Cola strives to work with local communities to build strong educational opportunities to enhance national productivity. Most robotics and simple machines products, with their strong emphasis on math and science, would more than fill potential educational voids.
The Dekko foundation favors requests from the states of Alabama, Indiana, and Iowa. Dekko favors the early-learning and after-school programs. It is geared for preschool through age 18. The mission of any proposal must be strong and futuristic. Educational lexicon would seem to promote robotics and early-learning products as solutions to that end.
E2: Energy to Educate Grants support projects that are team oriented, learning focused, hands-on demonstration projects with specific results. E2 Energy to Educate projects enhance student understanding of the science and technology needed to address energy issues, and reach and inspire students to think differently about energy.
This foundation is primarily concerned with innovative instruction models and also has a strong attraction for meeting the needs of underserved students. The deadline for grant applications is November 1.
The Micron Foundation provides grants and in-kind support to educators in their quest to spark a passion for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) topics. Our primary areas of support focus on:
K-12 Classroom STEM programs
Informal STEM experiences
Teacher professional development in STEM areas
For education grants, eligible organizations must be located near one of the following Micron manufacturing sites:
The Trust's mission is to enrich the quality of life in the Pacific Northwest by providing grants and enrichment programs to organizations seeking to strengthen the region's educational, spiritual, and cultural base in creative and sustainable ways.
Grants to relieve misfortune and promote well-being are made in the following program areas: human services, education, health care, arts and culture, and public benefit. The area of principal interest to the McGregors is metropolitan Detroit.
Funding from this foundation focuses on initiatives that creatively generate a love of science early in life and show the new generation of inventors that careers involving science and math are important, challenging, and possible. Particularly interested in getting girls involved in the study of science.
This foundation gives funds to Texas institutions. The foundation is primarily attracted to humanitarian concerns and K-12 education with significant interest in literacy and any innovative additions to the educational landscape.
List of organizations that Wells Fargo supports for education grants. Stresses building learning environments and teacher-support systems. Robotics would enhance the objectives of this foundation to reach the seemingly unreachable in the classrooms.
Funding supports the Foundation's mission of improving the lives of young people ages 8 to 25. Program supports intervention research to improve youth-serving organizations, such as schools and community-based organizations.