Grants, Funding & Awards

Echo360 Opens Grant Program

Echo360 is now accepting applications for its 2011-2012 blended learning grants program.

RefWorks-COS Update Combines Potential Grants with Potential Researchers

A company with applications for managing research grant applications has integrated two of its products to streamline the process of identifying potential funding streams and matching them up with researchers. RefWorks-COS, which is a business unit of ProQuest, is combining COS Funding Opportunities with COS Scholar Universe to create COS Pivot Service.

MIT Opens Center for Mobile Learning with App Inventor Research

Google Education provided an undisclosed amount of seed funding for the opening of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Mobile Learning, according to the Cambridge school.

UC San Diego Receives $150,000 in Software Licenses from Power Analytics

The University of California, San Diego's Jacobs School of Engineering has received a software donation, worth $150,000, from Power Analytics.

University of Minnesota Awards $4.1 Million in IREE Grants

The University of Minnesota's Initiative for Renewable Energy and the Environment has awarded $4.1 million to 20 energy projects.

Imagine Cup 2011 Winners Selected

Winners have been selected for the ninth annual Microsoft Imagine Cup. The company also revealed plans to launch a $3 million competitive grant program later this summer.

More Students and More Cuts Mean Tough Choices

Even as budgets are trimmed, enrollment at community colleges is soaring. Community college CIOs share strategies for weathering the storm.

9 Worst Campus Safety Grant-Writing Mistakes

With competition for grant funds fiercer than ever, institutions can't afford to make a single blunder in pursuit of funds for campus-safety initiatives.

NASA's MICI Seeks Grant Applicants for Competitions

NASA's Minority Innovation Challenges Institute is offering grants for minority serving institutions to enter the University Student Launch Initiative or the Lunabotics Mining Competition in 2012.

Laurentian University Wins NASA Mining Competition

A team from Laurentian University in Ontario, Canada has won NASA's Lunabotics Mining Competition.