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BEAUMONT FOUNDATION OF AMERICA

The Foundationís primary focus is on the principle of digital inclusion, meaningful participation, and information literacy. Its mission is to provide access to information for everyone, everywhere, anytime. [More...]

BEST BUY FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the retail Company. The Foundation provides underserved teens with access to technology to build 21st century skills and bridge the digital divide. [More...]

CATALOG CHOICE

The Company, a mail reduction service founded by the Overbrook Foundation, is launching a national contests designed to recognize and reward paperless fund-raising campaigns by nonprofits. The Paperless Choice Challenge will reward successful, creative, and replicable campaigns that use e-mail, Web sites, video, social media, widgets, and mobile, anything thatís moving the organization away from traditional, paper-based direct mail fund-raising. [More...]

EDS FOUNDATION

The Foundationís grantmaking is focused on programs that provide solutions for narrowing the ďdigital divide.Ē Of particular interest are programs that provide access to technology (only in combination with the following program elements); content; technical infrastructure; professional development; and evaluation. Technology projects should champion cultural and civic change and enrich the education of current and future generations while enhancing the communities that they serve. [More...]

FAST FORWARD

The Organization seeks to unlock the power of the tech community to tackle social issues. From poverty to education access to improving health to environmental degradation, the Organization believes that technology can impact lives at a scale unmatched in human history. [More...]

IEEE FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the technology innovation Organization. The Foundation has issued a Request for Proposal for projects that raise awareness and understanding of technology and its impact on society. [More...]

J-LAB: THE INSTITUTE FOR INTERACTIVE JOURNALISM

The Instituteís New Voices project funds participatory news ventures in defined communities. Grant projects must foster an open exchange of journalistically sound information, serve a defined community, and develop a publicly accessible, regularly updated Web site to showcase their efforts. [More...]

LEMELSON FOUNDATION

The Foundationís Lemelson-MIT Technology Program created the InvenTeam Initiative to provide high school students in the United States with the opportunity to cultivate their creativity and experience opportunities for inventing. InvenTeam projects span many fields from assistive devices to environmental technologies and consumer goods. [More...]

LEMELSON-MIT PROGRAM

The Programís InvenTeam Initiative provides opportunities for high school students to cultivate their creativity, curiosity, and problem-solving abilities and apply lessons from science, technology, engineering, and math subjects to invent technological solutions to real world problems. Teams of high school students, teachers and mentors will receive grants of up to $10,000 to invent a technological solution to a problem of their choice. [More...]

NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION

The Agency awards grants to increase the capacity of archivists and archival repositories in creating electronic records archives that preserve records of enduring historical value. The Agency targets its grantmaking toward projects at institutions that have already established archives and records management programs. [More...]

NATIONAL COLLEGIATE INVENTORS AND INNOVATORS ALLIANCE

The Alliance supports technology innovation and entrepreneurship in higher education to create experiential learning opportunities for students and successful, socially beneficial businesses. The Alliance awards Course and Program grants to strengthen existing curricular programs or to build new programs in invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship. [More...]

NATIONAL HISTORICAL PUBLICATIONS AND RECORDS COMMISSION

The Commissionís Detailed Processing Project seeks to promote the preservation and use of Americaís documentary heritage essential to the understanding of our democracy, history, and culture. Project grants fund detailed processing and preservation of collections of national significance. [More...]

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

The Institute, part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, announces an RFP for its New Era Rural Technology competitive grants program. [More...]

NATIONAL NETWORK OF LIBRARIES OF MEDICINE

The Network funds projects in areas important to its mission. As the nationís premier repository of biomedical information, the Network has a vital interest in information management and in the enormous utility of computers and telecommunication for improving storage, retrieval, access, and use of biomedical information. [More...]

OCLC RESEARCH

The Online Computer Library Center, Incorporated and OCLC Research, in collaboration with the Association for Library and Information Science Education is accepting applications from research projects that contribute to a better understanding of how the integration of new technologies affects the information environment and user behavior. The projects should create access and minimize barriers for people from a broad range of backgrounds who will add value to professional communities. [More...]

RURAL TELEPHONE FINANCE COOPERATIVE

The Cooperativeís Technology Grants for Rural Schools program was created to help meet the growing need for innovative technology in the classroom. Funded by a donation from the Cooperative, the grants strive to help public schools in rural areas served by members of the Organization for the Promotion and Advancement of Small Telecommunications Companies (OPATSCO). [More...]

TECH AWARDS

Launched in 2000, the Awards program honors innovators from around the world who apply technology to humanityís most pressing problems. Each year, candidates are nominated and then invited to submit applications. [More...]

TECH MUSEUM OF INNOVATION

The Museumís annual Tech Awards honors innovators from around the world who are using technology to benefit humanity. Candidates are nominated and then invited to submit applications. [More...]

THE TECH AWARDS

The Awards, a signature program of The Tech Museum, honors innovators from around the world who are applying technology to significantly improve human conditions in six awards categories: environment, education, young innovator, health, economic development, and sustainable energy. In addition to corresponding to one of the six categories, criteria include: evidence that a serious problem or challenge with broad significance is addressed by this use of technology; a noteworthy contribution that surpasses previous or current solutions; the potential for serving as an inspiration or model to others; and the application is in the field and has demonstrated a measurable benefit. [More...]

THE TECH MUSEUM OF INNOVATION

The Museumís mission is to engage people of all ages and backgrounds in science and technology experiences that educate, inform, provoke thought, and inspire action. The Museumís annual Tech Awards are designed to inspire global engagement in applying technology to humanityís most pressing problems. [More...]

VODAFONE AMERICAS FOUNDATION

The Foundation is part of the Companyís global network of 23 foundations. Itís affiliated with Vodafone, the worldís leading mobile telecommunications company that operates in 26 countries over five continents. [More...]



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