Project Management Guide
Technology Management Plan
Funding Opportunities for Teachers and Technology
This page is designed to serve as a source for information about funds that are available for individual teacher projects involving technology, as well as background information about larger funding opportunities available to school districts. Tips for preparing proposals for grants are also included.
U.S. Department of Education Resources
The U.S. Department of Education web site is a good place to start. In addition to funding information, it provides a link to other educational resources and the Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM), which searches websites for educational resources. Links to the Office of Educational Technology and Federal Resources for Educational Excellence also contain valuable information.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration also provides excellent resources. Its NASA Quest site provides information on “The Internet in the Classroom” and “Grants and Other (People’s) Money”.
National Science Foundation Resources
The National Science Foundation represents another source of funds, as well as a site for other resources.
|National Science Teachers Association|
The National Science Teachers Association provides a variety of information on grants and competitions.
|Other Funding Resources|
If you send an email to email@example.com and include “send grants” in the body of the email, Classroom Connect will send you a very comprehensive list of “Grants for School Telecommunications”.
Utah Education Network - Has a source page for educational grants, although some of the links are no longer active.
Tech Corps - A voluntary organization for promoting educational technology
Net Day - Information on wiring schools through community volunteer participation
The Foundation Center - Information on foundations, corporate giving, and related subjects
WNET School - Funding Ideas for K-12 classrooms
Tech-LEARNING - A search engine for a variety of grants for teachers
SchoolGrants - A site for K-12 grant opportunities
Pacific Bell - Both a search engine and grant listing source
Pitsco Education Resources - A variety of resources including grants and funding
Toshiba America Foundation - Small grants programs for K-12 science and math education
Internet Prospector FOUNDATIONS/GRANTS - Information and Search Engines
Edusite - Not Grants but links to Science Associations, Groups, and Contacts
The New Association for Educational Technology - Online Grant Resources
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse - Guidebook of Federal Resources
Candis Mitchell's Teacher's Internet Resources - Where to Find & How to Write Grants
eSchool News Online - Technology Funding Center
Mr. K's Links 2 Learning 4 Educators - Links to a variety of grant opportunities
National School Boards Foundation Education Leadership Toolkit - Funding information and Resources
Sources for Used and Donated Computers
Grant and Proposal Writing Tips
When preparing a proposal or grant application, several sites offer suggestions for substance and format. Check out:
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