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Teachers can apply for grants and awards to support their students.

Grant Opportunities and Awards for Educators

Please see grant opportunities below (listings are updated as they become available). 

Bostitch Creativity in the Classroom Grant

Grants in the form of a $250 gift card to K-12 teachers for creative classroom supplies. Applicants will be judged on a sample lesson plan that shows creativity, originality, and potential impact. Funding is intended to award and encourage classroom creativity, which helps foster individuality, expression, and creative thinking in students.

Submissions due by: 8/20/19. Click here to apply.

Bookmobile Grant Program

The Lois Lenski Covey Foundation (LLCF) provides $500 to $3,000 for purchasing children’s fiction or non-fiction books (PreK-8th grade). The books are to be available for checkout by young people for pleasure reading or, perhaps, as a source of information for a school assignment. The library grant program DOES NOT provide grants for book distribution programs (book gift programs), atlases, dictionaries, basal readers or similar texts, workbooks or similar instructional tools, magazine subscriptions, or for textbooks or encyclopedias.

All applications must be postmarked by September 1st. Click here to apply.

Classroom Technology Grant

Extron offers several grant programs to qualified educational institutions. The goal is to provide increased visibility and expanded access to AV solutions, allowing key decision-makers to evaluate technologies and define AV system standards. The following grant programs are available:
  • Classroom AV—provides an easy-to-use classroom AV switching, control, and audio amplification system.

  • VoiceLift Microphone—allows classrooms to experience the benefits of voice amplification.

  • ShareLink—enables schools to test wireless collaboration and presentation capabilities.

  • GlobalViewer Enterprise—demonstrates the benefits of managing, monitoring, and controlling AV devices over the network. Grant location should have more than 35 Extron IP Link enabled controllers on the network.

The deadline is ongoing. Please click here for application details.