Upcoming Grants Related to STEM/Technology

 

National Science Foundation: Advanced Technological Education

Deadline: Oct 5, 2017

The Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program promotes improvement in the education of science and engineering technicians at the undergraduate and the secondary school levels. Proposals projects may aim to affect specialized technology courses or core science, mathematics, and technology courses that serve as immediate prerequisites or co-requisites for specialized technology courses/programs. The curricular focus and...


 

National Science Foundation: Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST)

Deadline: Sep 5, 2017

ITEST is a program that promotes PreK-12 student interests and capacities to participate in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and information and communications technology (ICT) workforce of the future. ITEST supports research on the design, development, implementation, and selective spread of innovative strategies for engaging students in experiences that: Increase student awareness of...


 

SPIE Education Outreach Grants Program

Deadline: May 31, 2017

SPIE is an international society advancing an interdisciplinary approach to the science and application of light. As part of its education outreach mission, SPIE provides support for optics and photonics related education outreach activities. The award process is competitive; applications are judged on their potential to impact students and increase optics and photonics awareness. The...


 

Digital Impact Grants

Deadline: Jun 12, 2017

Digital Impact Grants (formerly Good Data Grants) launched in 2016. Grants are awarded for two types of projects: scholarly research and sector advancement. Digital Impact Grants are intended to support research and innovations that have broad application for improving knowledge, practices, and outcomes across the social sector. Grants are not available for proprietary projects or...


 

U.S. Department of Education: Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities: Stepping-up Technology Implementation

Deadline: Jun 5, 2017

The Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities Program seeks to: (1) improve results for students with disabilities by promoting the development, demonstration, and use of technology; (2) support educational activities designed to be of educational value in the classroom for students with disabilities; (3) provide support for captioning and video description that...


 

Entertainment Software Association Foundation

Deadline: May 15, 2017

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) Foundation seeks to harness the collective power of the interactive entertainment industry to create positive social impact in communities. It will support geographically diverse projects and programs that benefit American boys and girls of all races and religions. For its 2018 grant awards, the ESA Foundation is prioritizing projects that...


 

Frontier Communications: Teacher Cybersecurity Grants

Deadline: Apr 30, 2017

The Internet provides students a vast resource for research and learning. Yet, navigating the beneficial and dangerous places online has been an ever-evolving battle. Frontier Communications asks: What have you as a teacher and your classes learned when it comes to cyber safety? Educators are asked to write a brief essay or create a short...


 

Intel Foundation: Corrales Community Grants

Deadline: Apr 5, 2017

Intel and Corrales MainStreet are awarding grants to support programs that focus on Education, Empowering Girls and Women, the Environment, and Quality of Life. Proposed projects will be assessed on the following criteria: The impact of the project/program on citizens in Corrales The sustainability of the project/program Goals and objectives are clearly stated and measurable...


 

National Science Foundation: Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications (BD Spokes)

Deadline: Sep 18, 2017

The National Network of Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs (BD Hubs) program was initiated in 2015. Four BD Hubs – Midwest, Northeast, South, and West – were established to foster multi-sector collaborations among academia, industry, and government, both nationally and internationally. The BD Hubs are serving a convening and coordinating role by bringing together a...


 

Best Buy Community Grant Program

Deadline: May 19, 2017

The Best Buy Foundation is on a mission to provide teens with places and opportunities to develop technology skills that will inspire future education and career choices. It strives to leverage its local community presence, its technology resources, and its talented employees to provide new and creative programs to serve its communities. The Foundation will...


 

Knight Foundation: 360˚ Challenge

Deadline: Apr 10, 2017

Knight Foundation, Google News Lab, and the Online News Association are partnering to launch an open call for ideas to test, refine, and build out a project that uses immersive storytelling to discover new ways to engage audiences and advance the field of journalism. Virtual, augmented, mixed reality and 360 video are opening new opportunities...


 

Fast Forward: Tech Accelerator

Deadline: Mar 31, 2017

Fast Forward unlocks the power of the tech community to tackle social issues. From poverty, to education access, to improving health, to environmental degradation, Fast Forward believes that technology can impact lives at scale unmatched in human history. Fast Forward seeks to fill a gap in support for tech nonprofits who, in the early stages,...


 

Captain Planet Foundation: ecoTech Grants

Deadline: Mar 15, 2017

The mission of the Captain Planet Foundation is to give the next generation of environmental stewards an active understanding and love for the natural world in which they live. The Foundation funds and supports hands-on environmental projects that inspire and empower children and youth around the world as they work individually and collectively creating environmental...


 

AT&T Aspire Accelerator

Deadline: Feb 7, 2017

AT&T is committed to fostering solutions that lead to high school success and workforce readiness, especially for students at-risk of not graduating high school. The goal of the Aspire Accelerator is to foster the education technology ecosystem and support innovative new products and services in education. The Accelerator program is built around supporting this mission....


 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Choosing Care Challenge

Deadline: Mar 13, 2017

Patients often walk away from a visit to their physician perplexed and too overwhelmed with to-dos to take the important next steps. Physicians give important instructions regarding medications or visits to specialists, but every insurance plan and neighborhood offers different options. Patients need help finding the most accessible and affordable services based on their location...