Funding & Grant Opportunities

Race to the Top

Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Race to the Top grants have been awarded to 12 states to spur reforms in K-12 education.

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The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) provides approximately $100 billion for education.

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Federal Funding

The U.S. Department of Education distributes Entitlement and Competitive funds to states and school districts based upon need. Click to learn more about Federal Entitlements and Competitive Grant Programs.

State Funding

State Education Agencies (SEA) apply to the U.S. Department of Education for formula and competitive grant funds. The SEA then distributes those funds to Local Education Agencies (LEA). To find funding opportunities in your state, such as Assistive Technology, select your state from the drop down menu to the right to connect to your State Department of Education web site.

Private Funding

Charitable organizations and corporate foundations provide grants for educational causes such as literacy, technology, and professional development. Listed are some private grant opportunities that you may find helpful.

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