eSchool News online
This online version of a monthly magazine contains a grants section with regularly updated grant, scholarship, professional development, and other funding opportunities for both educators and students.
Phone: 800.394.0115
eSchool News, 7920 Norfolk Avenue, Suite 900, Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 847.785.8000
FastWEB, 2550 Commonwealth Avenue, North Chicago, IL 60064
The Foundation Center

An independent nonprofit information clearinghouse on grants available throughout the United States. With headquarters in New York, and additional libraries in Washington, DC, Atlanta, Cleveland, and San Francisco, the center offers publications, including directories of foundation and corporate grantmakers, research advice, custom research, and database searching. The Web site includes online training in grantseeking, proposal writing, and funding research as well as an online librarian.
Phone: 800.424.9836 or 212.620.4230
The Foundation Center, 79 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003-3076
"Our number one goal at is to make life a little easier for those who devote their time to searching for education grants and identifying new funding opportunities for their organizations, schools, districts, consortia, and state education agencies."
Phone: 850.385.0488, PO Box 38051, Tallahassee, FL 32315-8051
This site allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies, and encompasses over 900 grant programs offered by the 26 Federal grant-making agencies. It streamlines the process of awarding over $350 billion annually to state and local governments, academia, not-for-profits, and other organizations.
Phone: 800.518.GRANTS
200 Independence Avenue, SW, HHH Building, Room 739F, Washington, DC 20201
Offers a complete listing of all Thompson Publishing Group publications that focus on grant and funding issues. Thompson Publishing Group publication subscribers have access to a special section that provides resources such as grant deadlines, highlights of funding issues, and links to related Web sites.
Phone: 800.964.5815 or 813.282.8807
Thompson Publishing Group, Inc., 1725 K Street NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20006

A collection of resources and tips to help K-12 educators apply for and obtain special grants for a variety of projects. The site offers various fundraising ideas, sample proposals, grant writing tips, and scholarship information.


Electronic Learning
Electronic Learning, a pull-out section of, but also distributed separately from Instructor Magazine, focuses on the use of technology in the classroom. The EL Web site will soon be expanded to include grant information.
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc., Jefferson City, MO
Phone: 800.541.5513
Scholastic, Inc., 2931 East McCarty Street, Jefferson City, MO 65102

MultiMedia Schools
This print magazine, published five times a year, addresses multiple technologies used in K-12 schools today. Selected full-text content is now available online. Includes a NewsWatch section, which posts technology-related funding news and links.
Publisher: Information Today, Inc., Medford, NJ
Phone: 609.654.6266

Technology &Learning Online
The online version of the print magazine contains a Grants and Contests section with a searchable database of regularly updated grant, scholarship, professional development, and other funding opportunities for both educators and students. The site recently integrated with Gwen Solomon's Well Connected Educator, producing a much more extensive site that includes an interactive forum, software reviews, and other resources. Published eight times a year.
Publisher: Miller Freeman, Inc., San Francisco, CA
Phone: 800.607.4410
Miller Freeman, Inc., 600 Harrison Street, San Francisco, CA 94107


Corning Foundation
The Corning Foundation educational grants support community service programs for students, curriculum enrichment, student scholarships, facility improvement, and instructional technology projects for the classroom. The Foundation directs resources primarily toward initiatives that improve the quality of life near Corning Incorporated locations . Each year, the Foundation fulfills approximately 225 grants totaling some $2,250,000. Support goes to institutions that are tax-exempt under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and which are public charities as defined in Section 509(a) of the Code.

International Technology Education Association (ITEA)
A professional association for technology education teachers who teach problem-based learning using math, science, and technology principles. The Grants/Scholarships/Awards section provides information on support programs offered by the Foundation for Technology Education and ITEA. Opportunities are available to ITEA members only.
Phone: 703.860.2100
ITEA, 1914 Association Drive, Suite 201, Reston, VA 20191-1539

NEC Foundation of America
NEC Foundation of America supports programs with national reach and impact in assistive technology for people with disabilities. Application deadlines are March 1 and September 1. The application process takes six months.
Phone: 631.232.2212
NEC Foundation of America, 2950 Express Drive South, Suite 102, Islandia, NY 11749-1412

Sun Microsystems Foundation Open Gateway Grants Program
Provides hardware and software grants, training, and technical support to: assist schools, particularly in economically disadvantaged communities, in making the transition to network computing; assist schools in utilizing network-based tools to implement new teaching strategies that improve instruction and student outcomes; and promote the full integration of technology into curriculum to help ensure that students are prepared to become information workers of tomorrow.
Phone: 650.336.0487
Sun Microsystems, Inc., Corporate Affairs Dept., 901 San Antonio Road, M/S
UPAL01-462, Palo Alto, CA 94303

Toyota USA Foundation
Committed to improving K-12 education, the Foundation offers grants to nonprofit organizations for projects which increase the productivity of students and/or educators primarily in the areas of math and science. Applications are reviewed continually (no deadline).
Phone: 310.618.6766
Foundation Administrator, Toyota USA Foundation, A404, 19001 S. Western Avenue, Torrance, CA 90509


National Science Foundation (NSF)

NSF supports research and education in science and engineering through grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements to more than 2,000 colleges, universities, and other research and/or education institutions in all parts of the U.S. The Foundation accounts for about 20 percent of federal support to academic institutions for basic research.
Phone: 703.306.1234, 800.877.8339
TDD: 703.306.0090
National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230

U.S. Department of Education Funding Opportunities
Funding opportunities in individual offices and programs of the U.S. Department of Education (i.e. Bilingual Education and Minority Languages, Comprehensive School Reform Demonstration, Postsecondary Institutions, Migrant Education, etc.). Links to grants and contracts information, department guidelines and regulations, and Federal Register documents (invitations for grant applications, requests for comments, etc.).


Computer Recycling Center, Inc. (CRC)=
Through its "Recycling Computers for Education" program, CRC has been placing refurbished computers in California schools for the past five years. With its new "One Hundred for One Hundred" national campaign, CRC's goal is to inspire 100 groups, businesses, or individuals to collect 100 computers each over the course of 100 days, and then place these computers in schools within each community.
Phone: 408.327.1800
Computer Recycling Center, Inc., 2971 Mead Avenue, Santa Clara, CA 95051

Computers for Learning
The Computers for Learning program donates surplus federal computer equipment to schools and educational nonprofits, giving special consideration to those with the greatest need. Any public, private, or parochial school or home-school serving pre-K through 12 students in the U.S. or its territories is eligible.
Hotline: 888.362.7870

Detwiler Foundation
Nonprofit foundation accepts, repairs, and places donated computer equipment into K-12 schools in 22 states. Their goal is to reduce the national ratio of students-to-computers to one computer for every five students -- a goal that can be accomplished if just 10 percent of the computers taken out of service each year were donated.
Phone: 800.939.6000
Detwiler Foundation, 3642 N. Springfield St., Chicago, IL 60618

Gifts In Kind International
Each year, thousands of companies contribute hundreds of millions of dollars in newly manufactured products through Gifts In Kind International to a network of over 50,000 charities around the world. To receive product donations and discounts, registration with Gifts In Kind International's Agency Partner program is required. The annual cost is $125 if your revenue is less than $1 million and $250 if your budget is more than $1 million.
Phone: 703.836.2121
Gifts In Kind International, 333 North Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314