Grants, Competitions and Other “Winning” Opportunities
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Share Breakthroughs in Learning
Teachability, an online collaborative community for teachers, has launched the Dream STEM Classroom contest with a teacher prize package worth more than $2,000. The package includes a 3-D Printer, Telescope, Microscope, MinecraftEdu Classroom License and more. Teachability is a place for teachers to interact and share breakthroughs in the classroom. The site provides educators with STEM resources and tools to help their students succeed.
Supplement Your Stretched Budget
GetEdFunding is a free and fresh website sponsored by CDW•G to help educators and institutions find the funds they need in order to supplement their already stretched budgets. GetEdFunding hosts a collection of more than 2,300 (and growing) grants and other funding opportunities culled from federal, state, regional and community sources and available to public and private, preK–12 educators, schools and districts, higher education institutions and nonprofit organizations that work with them. GetEdFunding offers customized searches by six criteria, including 43 areas of focus, eight content areas and any of the 21st century themes and skills that support your curriculum. After registering on the site, you can save the grant opportunities of greatest interest and then return to them at any time. This rich resource of funding opportunities is expanded, updated and monitored daily.
Engage Students in Inquiry-Based Projects
The Captain Planet Foundation (CPF) has announced a competitive grant program in partnership with theRay C. Anderson Foundation. Sixteen $2,500 grants will be awarded to schools or nonprofit organizations for the purpose of engaging children in inquiry-based projects in STEM fields that use innovation, biomimicry/nature-based design or technology in new ways to address environmental problems in their communities.
Deadline: May 31, 2014 (as funds allow) for projects in the summer and fall of 2014
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