Upcoming Grants Related to STEM/Technology

 

Entertainment Software Association Foundation

Deadline: May 15, 2015

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) Foundation is dedicated to supporting positive programs and opportunities that make a difference in the lives of America’s youth. The Foundation seeks to harness the collective power of the interactive entertainment industry to create positive social impact in our communities. It supports geographically diverse projects and programs that benefit American...


 

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: Product Efficacy in Digital Learning Technologies

Deadline: Mar 20, 2015

Facing an increasing number of different product options, school decision-makers today often lack the data and means to quickly evaluate whether a digital learning technology is effective – at a time when lean school budgets have only heightened the need to justify and assess the return on any investments in technology. At the same time,...


 

IBM: Smarter Cities Challenge

Deadline: Feb 6, 2015

The Smarter Cities Challenge contributes the skills and expertise of teams of top-talent IBMers to address the key challenges facing cities around the world. Over the past 4 years, 115 cities have been selected to receive grants, each valued at $500,000. Winning cities have used the recommendations prepared by Smarter Cities Challenge teams to make...


 

National Science Foundation: STEM + Computing Partnerships (STEM+C)

Deadline: Apr 14, 2015

The STEM+C Partnerships program seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), and computing by K-12 students and teachers, through research on, and development of, courses, curriculum, course materials, pedagogies, instructional strategies, or models that innovatively integrate computing into one or more STEM disciplines, or integrate STEM content into...


 

National Science Foundation: Improving Undergraduate STEM Education

Deadline: Jan 13, 2015

A well-prepared, innovative science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce is crucial to the nation’s health and economy. Priorities include educating students to be leaders and innovators in emerging and rapidly changing STEM fields as well as educating a scientifically literate populace. Both of these priorities depend on the nature and quality of the undergraduate...


 

Lemelson-MIT: 2014-15 InvenTeam Initiative

Deadline: Feb 27, 2015

The Lemelson-MIT program is funded by the Lemelson Foundation and is administered by the School of Engineering at MIT. InvenTeams are comprised of high school students, educators, and mentors who work together to invent technological solutions to real-world problems of their own choosing. InvenTeams students rely on inquiry and hands-on problem solving a they apply...


 

Westinghouse: N-Vision a Brighter Future Grant

Deadline: Nov 14, 2014

N-Vision a Brighter Future grants support schools and teachers who want their students to learn more about STEM through a hands-on project. The program will consider any creative hands-on project dealing with STEM. Grants may be used to compensate experts who come to work with students. Funds may also be used purchase equipment, or provide...


 

National Science Foundation: Partnerships for Innovation – Building Innovation Capacity

Deadline: Dec 3, 2014

The Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity (PFI:BIC) program supports academe-industry partnerships, which are led by an interdisciplinary academic research team with a least one industry partner to build technological, human, and service system innovation capacity. These partnerships focus on the integration of technologies into a specified human-centered smart service system with the potential to...


 

Digital Media Learning Competition

Deadline: Nov 3, 2014

The Trust Challenge funds successful collaborations or “laboratories” where challenges to trust in connected learning environments can be identified and addressed. As defined by the Connected Learning Alliance, connected learning “leverages the advances of the digital age to make [customized education] a reality — connecting academics to interests, learners to inspiring peers and mentors, and...


 

Best Buy Foundation: Youth Technology Program

Deadline: Nov 1, 2014

The Best Buy Foundation aims to provide underserved teens with access to technology to build 21st century skills and bridge the digital divide. To help accomplish this goal, the foundation is seeking applications from nonprofit organizations for programs that help teens build 21st century skills by utilizing cutting-edge technology such as computers, digital cameras, video...


 

AT&T: Connected Nation Project

Deadline: Nov 5, 2014

AT&T has made a $100 million commitment to provide 50,000 middle and high school students in Title 1 schools free Internet connectivity for educational devices over their wireless network for three years. This includes: 4G mobile broadband data services for student access to learning-based websites, applications, and services; Mobile device management to support tracking and usage...


 

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

Deadline: Nov 6, 2014

The ITEST program, through research and model-building activities, seeks to build understandings of best practice factors, contexts and processes contributing to K-12 students’ motivation and participation in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) core domains along with other STEM cognate domains (e.g., information and communications technology (ICT), computing, computer sciences, data analytics, among others)...


 

National Science Foundation: CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service

Deadline: Oct 21, 2014

Cyberspace has transformed the daily lives of people. The rush to adopt cyberspace, however, has exposed its fragility and vulnerabilities: corporations, agencies, national infrastructure and individuals have been victims of cyber-attacks. In December 2011 the National Science and Technology Council with the cooperation of the NSF advanced a broad, coordinated federal strategic plan for cybersecurity...


 

National Science Foundation: CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service – Capacity Track

Deadline: Nov 14, 2014

Cyberspace has transformed the daily lives of people. The rush to adopt cyberspace, however, has exposed its fragility and vulnerabilities: corporations, agencies, national infrastructure and individuals have been victims of cyber-attacks. In December 2011 the National Science and Technology Council with the cooperation of the NSF advanced a broad, coordinated federal strategic plan for cybersecurity...