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Grant Opportunity

From eSN“Tools for Schools” for 6/24/08:

Fri, Jun 13, 2008
Richard Riley Award
$10,000 for schools that are community learning centers

 Primary Topic Channel: Grants

Sometimes referred to as “community learning centers,” schools that serve as centers of community provide a rich array of social, civic, recreational and artistic opportunities to the broader community, often clustering educational and municipal buildings together. These additional services and opportunities often improve student achievement and help maximize local tax dollars. The winning school will be a center of community that demonstrates innovative design ideas and helps promote student achievement.

Contact Information

Contact Website: http://www.nationalschoolsearc…

 NOTE:  Applications accepted through July 25, 2008


Grant Opportunity

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 Information

Contact Website: http://www.fred.org/tech.html

From the website: Applications are due into the FRED officeon or before September 13, 2008

Eligibility Requirements

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.