Private Funder: Nat’l Education Foundation; Opportunity: 2016 CyberLearning grants; Funding Focus: Education & technology; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: School districts, schools, community colleges, colleges, universities, nonprofits; Funding: Varies; Deadline: Rolling (first come, first served).
Summary: These grants improve K-12 student achievement in science and technology. CyberLearning, a project of the Nat’l Education Foundation, aims to help bridge the digital divide by giving K-12 schools, colleges, universities, government agencies and nonprofit organizations the opportunity to receive matching grants to access more than 1,000 online courses in information technology, management and SAT preparation. NEF has provided STEM+ grants exceeding $107 million to more than 260 school districts in 40 states and Puerto Rico.
Grants are based on the percentage of students receiving a free/reduced lunch.