$250,000 matching grant opportunity announced - Tech Learning

$250,000 matching grant opportunity announced

Frank Ferguson, founder of Curriculum Associates, is donating $250,000 in matching grants to PreK-12 educators who demonstrate an innovative approach to teaching with Curriculum Associates’ research-based instructional and assessment materials.
Author:
Publish date:

Frank Ferguson, founder of Curriculum Associates, is donating $250,000 in matching grants to PreK-12 educators who demonstrate an innovative approach to teaching with Curriculum Associates’ research-based instructional and assessment materials.

The grants will match schools’ purchases dollar-for-dollar (up to $10,000 per school) on Curriculum Associates products. All Curriculum Associates’ products are eligible under the grant.

Curriculum Associates products include online adaptive diagnostic assessments, programs that provide differentiated instruction, and practice materials for students in preschool to 12th grade.

Grant applications will be judged on the strength of the project proposal and rated on four main criteria: impact, practicality, peer support and adherence to guidelines.

The application is due February 15, 2012, and grant winners will be announced on March 1, 2012. For more information and to download the application, visit CurriculumAssociates.com/grants.

Featured

Related

Opportunities in School Improvement Grants detailed

Broad based opportunities are unfolding from the U.S. federal stimulus program School Improvement Grants, which is placing a heavy focus on professional development for the 5,000 lowest performing schools across the nation and allocating an additional $3 billion.

Matching Grant Provides Schools with RoboKind Autism Robot

RoboKind, the world leader in social robotics, announces a matching partnership grant for attendees at the Assistive Technology Industry Association Conference. With purchase of the Robots4Autism intervention program, participants will also receive a social robot, a saving of several thousand dollars. The matching grant will be available throughout the ATIA conference, Jan. 29 to Feb. 1 in Orlando, Fla. Participants must agree to provide user feedback surveys in order to establish eligibility for the RoboKind Matching Fund Partnership Program.