Today (November 30, 2020) is the deadline for CYBER.ORG’s Technology Grant Program. CYBER.ORG has contributed to cyber education across the United States through their regional/statewide workshops, the Cyber Educational Discovery Forum, cybersecurity standards committee, and free curriculum for K-12 educators. They’re also putting Parallax hardware directly into classrooms through the Technology Grant Program!
They’ve stated “We know that one of the biggest challenges for teachers is supplying your classroom. That’s why we’re opening our Technology Grant Program! We encourage K-12 teachers to apply for technology kits that include Boe-Bots, cyber:bots, Shield-bots, micro:bits, US Cyber Range Licenses, Raspberry Pi’s, and Science+ classroom kits.” Teachers choose!
The application process takes no more than 15 minutes (I submitted one just to see for myself). Grants are awarded based on the availability of funds, geographic representation, the inclusion of underrepresented groups in cybersecurity (e.g. girls, racial/ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities), and demonstrated need, with a preference for applicants who intend to use CYBER.ORG curriculum materials. Partial grant packages may be awarded at the discretion of the reviewers.