Grants, Funding & Awards


U Maryland Wins $2.76 Million for Data Security Training

The University of Maryland has received a new vote of confidence for its approach to data security training from the company that helped the institution begin the program in the first place.

Steelcase Education Launches Second Annual Active Learning Center Grant

The company will award up to 15 schools with a new active learning classroom valued at $62,000.

Cornell University Holds Random Hacks of Kindness Event

More than 125 students at Cornell University in New York participated in a multi-disciplinary event that partnered non-profit organizations with diverse teams of students to develop solutions to problems.

Partnership of CollegeNET, Switchboard Aims To Strengthen Alumni Engagement

The partnership between the technology provider and online engagement platform will help the former’s customer institutions create stronger ties with their alumni.

Teacher Prep Gets $34.7 Million in Gates Funding

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed grants of $34.7 million over three years to help set up five teacher preparation transformation centers around the country that will bring together people from universities, teacher-preparation providers and K-12 school systems to share data, knowledge and best practices.

UC Berkeley Researchers Win Augmented Reality Grant

Researchers at the University of California Berkeley have won a $100,000 grant to continue their work using augmented reality to make it easier for people to control autonomous aerial vehicles commonly known as "drones."

Pathways Project Helps CCs Build Guided Academic, Career Pathways

A mix of community colleges in 17 states are participating in a new national project to help them create academic and career pathways at a scale to meet the needs of all of their students.

Embry Riddle Turns to Crowdfunding to Help Finance Student Projects

In conjunction with National Philanthropy Day, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has launched a crowdfunding Web site.

Academic Partnerships Awards Grants for Distance Ed Research

Academic Partnerships has selected 16 faculty members from five universities as the recipients of its latest round of Academic Research Grants.

5 Indiana STEM Programs Share $105,000 in Grants

Five educational institutions in Indiana are recipients of grants of $15,000 to $30,000 each intended to improve student interest and engagement in science, technology, engineering and math.

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