In these challenging economic times, schools and teachers need all the help they can get in raising funds to purchase additional technology. One possible funding source are grants. ITIP Ohio will research a variety of sources for grants and post these opportunities on this site. This page will be updated frequently, so check back often to see the latest grant opportunities.
Title: Classroom Technology Grant Program
Eligibility: K-12 classrooms
Maximum Amount: Installation of an Extron Classroom A/V system
Description: The Extron Classroom A/V System Grant Program provides increased visibility to K-12 educational technology projects by supplying selected pilot classrooms with advanced audio/video solutions. This grant program aims to boost students’ interest and achievement in the classroom, as well as help prepare them for the workplace. The goal of the pilot classroom is to demonstrate the ease-of-use and benefits of Extron classroom A/V technology to students, teachers and administrators.
Funding Organization: Extron Corporation
Deadline: No Deadline
Title: Digital Wish
Eligibility: K-12 teachers
Maximum Amount: 43 Mobile Labs
Description: In the Digital Wish program teachers are asked to submit technology-based lesson plans, which focus on interesting ways to infused technology in the classroom. As many as the top 43 lesson plans will be awarded varying grants for hardware and software. Winners are chosen on the 28th day of every month.
Funding Organization: Tool Factory/Olympus
Deadline: Each Month
Title: Earn Money For Recycling Old Technology
Eligibility: Public and Private schools and universities
Maximum Amount: Varies
Description: The EcoPhones Drive is a cellular phone fund-raising and recycling program that pays organizations up to $100 for each used digital cell phone they turn in. No buying or selling is required to participate, just recycling. EcoPhones provides a free marketing kit to help launch community phone drives. Once you have collected a full box of cell phones, EcoPhones will pick them up for free. You can also collect old digital cameras, laptops, iPods, and ink jet cartridges. Within 60 days you'll receive a check.
Funding Organization: EcoPhones
Deadline: No Deadline
Title: American Electric Power's Teacher Vision Grant
Title: OMNOVA Solutions Foundation
Title: NiSource Charitable Foundation
Title: Michelin North America Community Relations Program
Title: Martha Holden Jennings Foundation