Grants, Funding & Awards


Submissions Open for Canvas Grants

Instructure will award $100,000 in grants to projects that demonstrate "lossless learning."

College of New Rochelle Receives STEM Education Grant

The United States Department of Education has awarded the College of New Rochelle in New Rochelle, NY a $10 million grant to fund its collaborative learning program for science, technology, engineering and math disciplines.

U Florida Wins Big Data Appliance Donation

The University of Florida has received a donation of a $500,000 "big data" machine from IBM.

10 Universities Take NSF Awards To Tackle Secure Semiconductor Research

A joint partnership between the National Science Foundation and Semiconductor Research Corp. is funding nine research initiatives at 10 universities to develop new strategies for ensuring the security of semiconductors and other systems.

Boston U NSF Grant Will Turn Boston into Smart City

Boston University is receiving $800,000 from the National Science Foundation to research, prototype, and evaluate new kinds of "smart city" services for the city of Boston and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Next XPrize Pursues Literacy for Students Worldwide

A new XPrize will award one team $10 million to develop the most effective software and content for helping children around the world teach themselves how to read, write and do arithmetic.

LearnLaunch Accepting Applications for Third Round of Funding for Ed Tech Startups

LearnLaunch Accelerator, a Boston-based ed tech startup program, is accepting applications for its 2015 cohort.

Academic Partnerships Opens Latest Round of Online Learning and Teaching Grants

Educators in institutions that work with Academic Partnerships programs have about two weeks to apply for grants related to online learning research. The company expects to issue about $50,000 in grants up to $3,000 for individual proposals and up to $5,000 for collaborative research.

Online Learning Consortium Selects Award Recipients

The association committed to excellence in online learning will present awards at its international conference in Orlando.

UC Berkeley Adopts Financial Platform for Grant Management

The University of California, Berkeley has implemented a grants management system to help researchers and administrators track and report on grant milestones and spending.