Selected Literacy and Technology Resources
Funding Literacy and Technology Projects
Black Family Network
To promote opportunities for the Black Community to take a leadership role in developing and teaching its children and professionals about the work of technology. At times there are grants that range from $500 - $2,000. In-kind support ranges from videos to activity kits. You will find an application for funding, make a request for in-kind support, or simply list your activity.
Digital Divide Network, The: Funding
Discussion and resources regarding the Digital Divide. Includes list of funding sources, although you may have to search a bit.
DonorsChoose' model of citizen philanthropy begins with a teacher who wants to provide his or her students with an activity that school funds would not cover. At this Web site, the teacher can describe a student project and list the materials needed to make it possible. DonorsChoose staff and volunteers review the proposed student project. Civic-minded individuals can then browse teachers' submissions. A donor can make a tax-deductible contribution that fully or partially funds a chosen proposal.
Global SchoolNet Foundation, The
Sponsors of numerous online projects. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, is a major contributor to the philosophy, design, culture and content of Internet-based learning. Linking kids, teachers, and parents around the world.
EdTech Action Network
ETAN provides a forum for educators and others to engage in the political process and project a unified voice in support of a common cause – improving teaching and learning through the systemic use of technology. They include information about federal funding for educational technology.
Link to online fundraising site where schools and educational programs can register to receive 15% in revenue from all purchases made by supporters.
As the trusted leader in online auction fundraising services, cMarket has run over 3,000 auctions and has raised more than $30 million for schools and nonprofits nationwide.
National Center for Family Literacy
Family literacy is proven to break down barriers to success—poverty, unemployment, poor health and inadequate housing. When parents struggle with literacy and life skills, their children have fewer chances for success. Family literacy reverses that cycle by teaching the families of today in order to impact the generations of tomorrow
International Society for Technology in Education
Provides leadership to improve teaching and learning by advancing the effective use of technology in education. Sponsors annual NECC conference.
North American Council for Online Learning
The mission of the North American Council for Online Learning (NACOL) is to increase educational opportunities and enhance learning by providing collegial expertise and leadership in K-12 online teaching and learning.