Grant Information

National Challenge Grants for Technology in Education

Grants are awarded to consortia of school districts, state education agencies, and other organizations involved with integrating technology into education; at least one local educational agency in each consortia must have a high percentage of children living below the poverty line, in order to qualify for a grant. ( )

Magnet Schools Assistance Program

offers grants to assist local educational agencies develop and implement special magnet schools, which offer enhanced curricula to attract students from various racial backgrounds. ( )

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You are now able to receive more money due to the recent bailout package. Free Government Grants are being given away everyday in record numbers to help stimulate the economy and help get us out of the recession.

If you live in the United States and are a citizen or resident then you are eligible to receive a free government grant. We educate the public about Government Grants because only about 15% of available grants available each and every year are even applied for!

Innovative Education Program Strategies (Title VI Block Grant)

provides formula grants to state and local educational agencies to fund school-improvement activities; local agencies can use the funds to acquire educational technology and training, purchase instructional materials, prevent school dropout, improve students’ and parents’ literacy, and implement gifted and talented programs. ( )

Impact Aid

provides extra operating aid for school districts that receive less tax money for education because of the presence of nontaxable federal land and installations; grants are awarded for education of children who live on federal property or Indian reservations, or whose parents work on federal property. ( )

Goals 2000 State Grants

aims to help K-12 schools throughout the U.S. to meet the National Education Goals; grants are awarded for improving elementary and secondary education, as well as educator pre-service and in-service training. ( )

Perkins Grant

Nation-wide Perkins grants were re-authorized to continue and to be managed locally  by each state Department of Education, Perkins Grants are currently  used by different school systems to fund their participation into the EVMaster program…

EVMaster on Perkins grant

EVMaster on Perkins grant


The purpose of the federal Perkins Act is to prepare a workforce with the academic and
vocational skills needed to compete successfully in a world market. According to the National
Assessment of Vocational Education study, the most frequent uses of funds include curriculum materials for learning labs and curriculum development or modification. These basic grants are given to states according to a formula based on states’ populations in certain age groups and their per capita income. The statute strongly encourages eligible organizations to collaborate with school districts when applying for funds. Essentially, all funds are handed down from the feds to the states and then to the local education agencies.
Application Deadline: Varies from state to state
Grant Amount: Varies
Expected Distribution: October to February
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To develop more fully the academic, vocational, and technical skills of secondary and post-secondary students who elect to enroll in vocational technical education programs, by

  1. building on the efforts of States and localities to develop challenging academic standards;
  2. promoting the development of services and activities that integrate academic, vocational, and technical instruction, and that link secondary and post-secondary vocational programs;
  3. increasing State and local flexibility in providing services and activities designed to develop, implement, and improve vocational and technical education;
  4. disseminating national research, and providing professional development and technical assistance that will improve vocational and technical education programs, services, and activities.

State goals for use of funds:

  1. academic and technical skills (professional technical education) development for students in vocational programs
  2. success of special populations students including alternative learning options
  3. “nontraditional” training (related to gender imbalance in occupations)
  4. “all aspects” of an industry (related to a broad understanding of world of work, i.e., marketing, finance, production, customer service, management, human resources, etc.)
  5. partnerships among stakeholders of schools (parents, business, etc.)
  6. assessment of quality of programs
  7. professional development of educators
  8. comprehensive school counseling and career development
  9. connections between secondary and post-secondary (curriculum and assessments)
  10. school improvement e.g. CIM and CAM implementation
  11. curriculum development, implementation and integration
  12. application of technology to the teaching process and as training of students in technology related careers

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