From eSN“Tools for Schools” for 6/11/08:
Thu, May 29, 2008
2008 Technology Grants for Rural Schools program
Technology grants for schools in rural areas
The Technology Grants for Rural Schools program was created to help meet the growing need for innovative technology in the classroom. The grants are funded by a donation from the Rural Telephone Finance Cooperative (RTFC) and strive to help public schools in rural areas served by OPASTCO members bring modern computers to every classroom, connect schools to the information superhighway and make sure that effective and engaging software and online resources are an integral part of the school curriculum.
Contact Website: http://www.fred.org/tech.html
From the website: Applications are due into the FRED officeon or before September 13, 2008
1. Must be a public k-12 school
2. Must be in the service area of an OPASTCO telephone company
OPASTCO is an association for small independent telephone companies throughout the United States and Canada.
To find out if you are in the service area of an OPASTCO member contact your local telephone company.