Grants Awarded

Science teacher Milton Johnson received a $10,000 grant from “Jenny’s Heroes,” a foundation created by former talk show host Jenny Jones.
April 22, 2009 – Education Week

The National Governors Association’s Center for Best Practices awarded $150,000 grants to Colorado, Maryland, Massachusetts, and Mississippi to support the development of a strategy to improve struggling schools in those states.
April 22, 2009 – Education Week

The Institute of Education Sciences within the U.S. Department of Education awarded three University of Iowa professors with a $4.8 million grant to improve the science literacy of Iowa students.
April 9, 2009 – Education Week

The Institute of Education Sciences within the U.S. Department of Education awarded the University of Pennsylvania’s graduate school of education with $700,000 in grant money.
April 7, 2009 – Education Week

Toyota will give $550,000 in grants to 82 teachers as part of the Toyota TAPESTRY program, which awards teachers for outstanding science proposals to be implemented in classrooms.
April 7, 2009 – Education Week

The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation and the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation have awarded Education Pioneers with a $6 million grant.
February 26, 2009 – Education Week (Web)

The William T. Grant Foundation and Spencer Foundation awarded over $2.8 million in grants to improve the measurement of classroom practices that affect important student outcomes like achievement.
February 26, 2009 – Education Week

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has announced the grant recipients that will each receive up to $1 million as part of the foundation’s initiative to prevent teen dating violence and abuse.
February 25, 2009 – Education Week

The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation awarded AVID Center $2.4 million in grant money to support the AVID program in central Texas and refine the program’s math and science curriculum.
February 25, 2009 – Education Week

The Pew Charitable Trusts has awarded the National School Boards Association's Center for Public Education a two-year, $447,00 grant to engage school boards in supporting high-quality, voluntary pre-K education.
January 18, 2009 – Education Week

The University System of Maryland, Prince George’s County Public Schools (Md.), and Prince George’s Community College have been awarded a five-year, $12.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
January 18, 2009 – Education Week

The Steppingstone Foundation’s National Partnership for Educational Access (NPEA) recently received two grants totaling $175,000.
January 8, 2009 – Education Week

The New York Life Foundation awarded a three-year $300,000 grant to Fundacion EDUCA, a nonprofit that focuses on strengthening community schools and improving K-12 education in Mexico.
November 24, 2008 – Education Week

The Lemelson-MIT Program has awarded 16 teams of high school students, teachers, and mentors with grants for invention projects through the Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam initiative.
November 24, 2008 – Education Week

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $755,000 grant to California State University, Long Beach for a project focused on helping preK-12 students with achievement deficits, including those with disabilities.
November 7, 2008 – Education Week

The Heinz Endowments has awarded $10 million in grants to Pittsburgh’s’ public schools through its "Pathways to the Promise" collaboration with the district.
November 7, 2008 – Education Week

The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) and The Weather Channel awarded grants to 26 teachers for participation in environmental education.
October 10, 2008 – Education Week

The National Science Foundation has granted Texas Tech University and seven regional partners $6 million.
October 10, 2008 – Education Week

The Indian Land Tenure Foundation has granted $40,000 to the South Dakota Department of Education.
October 10, 2008 – Education Week

Alternative Energies Curricula
August 20, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

College Readiness, Character Education
August 13, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

Career Counseling
August 4, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

High School Dropouts
July 24, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

Career Training for Students
July 9, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

Drug-Testing Programs, 2008 Technology for Teaching
June 12, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

Institute of Education Sciences
June 4, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

Leadership Fellows, MetLife Ambassadors in Education Award
May 8, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

Math and Reading Enrichment
May 1, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

Connecticut High Schools, Afterschool Programs Research
April 23, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

Texas Teacher Grants
April 16, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

Science Teacher Grants, Grants for Chicago Schools
April 9, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

Youth Mentoring Grant
March 27, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

Math Teaching for Deaf Students
March 19, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

National Youth Leadership Council Grant, Bank of America Grants
March 12, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

Civic Leadership Grants
March 5, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

MacArthur Foundation Grants, Early-Childhood Nutrition Grant
February 27, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

Silicon Valley Education Foundation
February 13, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

NASSP and MetLife Grants, Rose Community Foundation Grants, Science Internship Grant
February 6, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grant, Training for Online Teaching
January 31, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

Lumina Foundation Grants, Public Television Grants
January 24, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

Shinnyo-en Foundation Grants
January 16, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

Financial Literacy Grants
January 9, 2008 – Education Week (Web)

English-Language-Learning Grant
December 19, 2007 – Education Week (Web)

Substance Abuse Grant
December 13, 2007 – Education Week (Web)

Technology Grants
December 5, 2007 – Education Week (Web)

Teaching Fellowship
November 19, 2007 – Education Week (Web)

Lumina Foundation, Nonfiction Writing
November 8, 2007 – Education Week (Web)

Females in Science and Engineering
October 31, 2007 – Education Week (Web)

Early-Childhood Education
October 24, 2007 – Education Week (Web)

STEM, Facilities
October 19, 2007 – Education Week (Web)

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