Foundation / Corporation
Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory (HASTAC), supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with Duke University, administered by the University of California Humanities Research Institute and Duke University's John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute
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Grants starting at $5,000 to USA and international youth-serving non-profits, public agencies and businesses for collaborative projects to address complex social considerations and trust in connected learning environments. Projects should be aligned with the principles of connected learning and develop one or more of the following:
-Social media tools, apps, and platforms that improve trust, privacy, and control of information, and safety online;
-Digital badging systems or other online evaluation mechanisms, recognition and feedback methods to recognize learning across multiple spheres to give youth control over how their data are used, displayed, and shared;
-Educational or tech solutions to support more trustworthy online privacy and security practices and literacies for youth and encourage community building for learning;
-Online learning experiences, tools, or content explicitly designed to promote a culture of civility and respect empowering all youth as creators and stewards of an open, inviting, and egalitarian web; and/or
-Interoperable data management platforms or solutions that include open standards and protocols for learning resources.
A total of $1.2 million will be awarded in the following amounts:
-$10,000 - $150,000 year-long development grants
-$5,000 technology grants
In addition to the larger, on-going development grants, “People’s Choice Awards” will be made to the three finalist applications that amass the most votes during the public voting process. These small grants will be up to $5,000 and must be used specifically for approved technology purchases for the applying organization/institution.
GrantWatch ID#: 146913
3 People's Choice Awards are available.
Year Long Development Grants $10,000 - $150,000. Technology Grants and People's Choice Awards - $5,000.
The grant term is one calendar year beginning on the date of the award contract.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Sheryl Grant, Director of Social Networking
Digital Media and Learning Competition
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USA Territories: American Samoa (USA) Guam (USA) Puerto Rico (USA) Virgin Islands (USA) Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
USA Compact Free Associations: Marshall Islands (USA) Republic of Palau (USA)
Canada: Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec; Saskatchewan; Yukon;
International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.
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