Technology is always evolving and with every advancement, it has become an even greater part of everyday life. Technology has brought new methods of communication and improved the way people interact with each other.
People work from their laptops. They communicate with their phones across the state and even country lines. Technology has also made learning more interactive and engaging and has allowed people to have instant knowledge with the touch of a button. In fields like science or medicine, technology has improved the care of patients and allowed more research to be completed.
Whether education, healthcare or communication, technology has improved many aspects of existence. Because of its importance, there are many initiatives in progress centered on giving people more access to technology and promoting technology innovation. However, those initiatives require funding, which is why grants can be crucial to keeping these advancements going.
GrantWatch has a category for technology-related grants in its database. These grants can do anything from providing technology to students, to funding research related to technological innovation. Below are seven of these technology-related grants that are available across the United States.
Technology Grants to Make the World a Better Place
- Grants of up to $30,000 to U.S. colleges and universities to promote science and technology innovation and entrepreneurship. Applicants must receive institutional approval prior to applying.
- There are also in-kind grants of software and services to U.S., Canada, and International K-12’s and IHE’s for technology improvements. Awardees of these grants will be provided provide software licenses, technical support, and implementation services to students.
- There are grants for U.S. doctoral students for educational research related to STEM policy. Funding for these grants are to go to professional development and high-level research on STEM-related educational issues.
- And there are grants available to U.S. nonprofits, agencies, for-profits, IHEs and individuals for technical education.
- There is funding available to U.S. nonprofits, for-profits, IHE’s, agencies, and individuals for research on technology-based learning.
- There is a grant for in-kind donations of computers to U.S. nonprofits to address the needs of underserved populations.
- Finally, there are grants available to USA nonprofits and schools for youth-led projects that use technology to address environmental issues.