In previous posts, we’ve talked about using operating, program, and capital grants to fund your technology needs. But there is another option (isn't that always the case). Have you considered using research or evaluation grants?
The following two case studies illustrate how you can get the tech funding you need AND secure more support for your programs.
Case Study #1: Evaluation of a Children’s Overweight/Obesity Program at School
Technology in the classroom has been a hot topic among educators for a number of years now. Some of the technologies being deployed in the classroom include computer workstations, laptops, tablets (including iPads), iPods, videoconferencing technologies, wireless Internet, SmartBoards, robotics and more. Though not a technology per se, educators are also increasingly integrating social media into their classrooms.
In my opinion, ten years ago it was fairly easy to write a grant…