January 3, 2013
Your school district may be eligible for a U.S. Dept. Of Energy-supported NEF grant, that provides the required 10% match you need to be eligible for $1.0 billion in Federal QZAB funds that can be used for energy, technology, and STEM academies.
We can help structure your QZAB grant for $1 million to $30 million at no cost to you.
To apply, visit www.qzab.org
Eligibility: 35% or more students on Free or Reduced Cost Lunch
Rationale: To bridge the academic divides, especially in STEM education, in our Nation’s disadvantaged school districts/charter schools
Total NEF Matching Grant Amount: $100 million
Deadline: September 15, 2013, first-come, first-served basis
National Education Foundation (NEF), founded in 1989 in Washington, DC area, is the national non-profit leader in bridging the academic and jobs divides through high-quality, affordable STEM+ education solutions. NEF provides total STEM+ education solutions including 5,500 top-quality Web-based differentiated learning courses, mentoring, motivational rewards, teacher stipends and teacher training to disadvantaged school districts across the nation. NEF’s Total Solution CyberLearning STEM+ academy enables a student to go up a grade level in math or reading in 25 learning hours. NEF also provides tuition-free training it IT, business and management to students, jobseekers and employees with skills gaps. NEF students receive course completion certificates from State University of NY (SUNY).