Educational Funding & Grants Support

Posted: August 26, 2011

Blog Post Image Spectrum Industries works closely with educators and school administration and understands that purchasing equipment and material for education is getting harder because of the crunch on budgets and school spending. That is why we have dedicated a Web page dedicated to Funding & Grants Support for educational purposes. So take a look below for some soon-to-end opportunities and then check out Spectrum’s Funding & Grants Support Web page for some more opportunities to get the funding you need. Sept. 19 - Mathematics, Science and Technology Education Grants: First Energy offers grants up to $500 to educators in preK-12 schools served by its electric operating companies (Ohio Edison, The Illuminating Company, Toledo Edison, Penn Power, Penelec, Met-Ed, and Jersey Central Power & Light). The grants are for any upcoming creative classroom projects and teacher professional development initiatives related to mathematics, science, and technology. Oct. 1 - Healthy Sprouts Awards: Supporting school gardening programs that teach kids about nutrition and hunger issues in the US, the Subaru and NGA sponsors the Healthy Sprouts Awards. Open to schools and organizations that plan to garden in 2012 with at least 15 children between the ages of 3-18. The top 50 entries will each receive a $500 gift certificate to the Gardening with Kids catalog, NGA's Eat a Rainbow Kit, and a literature package from NGA. Nov. 30 - K-12 Superhero Competition: Samsung Techwin America sponsors a quarterly competition for K-12 students to portray their favorite historical figure in a digital video, 1-3 minute in length. Winning students receive $500 and the student’s class will win a SAMCAM 860. Dec. 31 - Matching Book Grant: LEF Books offers a Matching Book Grant up to $20,000 that doubles the schools purchasing power. Check the Web site for details and books offered.
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