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Grants to USA PreK-12 public and private schools in Arkansas, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, and Oklahoma for innovative projects that support technology and enhance education in areas where the funding source does business. Funding is intended to help children achieve their full potential in the classroom.
Grants are available in the following areas:
Oklahoma City, Kansas, and Tulsa Regions: Innovation in Education grants are open to PreK-12 public and private schools within Cox Communications service areas.
- Individual classroom grants: Programs or curriculum impacting a single classroom.
- Collaborative grants: Programs or curriculum impacting multiple classrooms, grade levels, disciplines or schools.
Arkansas and Omaha Regions: Requests may be for programs or curriculum impacting individual classrooms or collaborative programs impacting multiple classrooms, grade levels, disciplines or schools.
Sun Valley Region: Innovation in Education grants are open to PreK-12 public and private schools within Cox Communications Wood River Valley service areas. Requests may be for programs or curriculum impacting individual classrooms or collaborative programs impacting multiple classrooms, grade levels, disciplines, or schools.
GrantWatch ID#: 132289
Arkansas and Omaha Regions: up to $2,500
Kansas, Oklahoma City, and Tulsa Regions: Individual classroom grants up to $5,000; Collaborative grants: up to $10,000
Sun Valley Region: up to $500
Funds granted by Cox Charities must be used for the request listed in the grant application and used within the school year in which the grant was paid.
Innovation in Education grants are open to PreK-12 public and private schools within Cox Communications service areas.
The following will not be considered for funding:
- Playground equipment
- Technology that is not part of a larger curriculum or program
- Teacher development and /or substitute days
- Student/Teacher conferences
- Financial compensation
- Teacher travel, student field trips, guest speakers or performers
- Multiple teachers/administrators should not submit applications for the same project.
- Teachers can only receive one grant per school year; schools may receive multiple grants as long as they are for unique requests.
- Schools may reapply each year.
- Application Period Opens: February 1
- Application Deadline: March 1
- Recipients Notified: Week of May 3
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online for Kansas, Oklahoma City, and Tulsa: https://www.coxcharitiescentral.org/copy-of-2018-inno-app-1
Apply online for Arkansas, Omaha, and Sun Valley: https://www.coxcharitiescentral.org/nonprofitgrantapplication
Oklahoma City region:
Omaha and Sun Valley region:
Arkansas service areas: Alma, Avoca, Barling, Bella Vista, Bellefonte, Bentonville, Bergman, Berryville, Bethel Heights, Cave Springs, Cedarville, Centerton, Central City, Chester, Decatur, Dyer, Elkins, Elm Springs, Eureka Springs, Farmington, Fayetteville, Fort Smith, Gentry, Goshen, Gravette, Green Forest, Greenland, Greenwood, Hackett, Harrison, Hartford, Huntington, Johnson, Lavaca, Lincoln, Little Flock, Lowell, Mansfield, Midland, Moffett, Mountainburg, Muldrow, Pea Ridge, Pocola, Prairie Grove, Rogers, Roland, Rudy, Siloam Springs, Springdale, Tontitown, Valley Springs, Van Buren, West Fork, and Winslow.
Kansas service areas: Andover, Arkansas City, Arma, Auburn, Augusta, Bel Aire, Benton, Burrton, Caney, Cheney, Cherryvale, Coffeyville, Columbus, Colwich, Cunningham, Dearing, Derby, Dodge City, Eastborough, El Dorado, Erie, Frontenac, Garden City, Garden Plain, Gas, Girard, Goddard, Grandview Plaza, Great Bend, Halstead, Haysville, Hesston, Hoisington, Humboldt, Hutchinson, Iola, Junction City, Kechi, Kingman, Kinsley, Larned, Lecompton, Lindsborg, Lyons, Maize, Manhattan, McConnell AFB, McPherson, Meriden, Mulvane, North Newton, Newton, Nickerson, Ogden, Oskaloosa, Park City, Parkerfield, Perry, Pittsburg, Pratt, Rose Hill, Saint George, Salina, Sedgwick, South Coffeyville, South Hutchinson, Sterling, Topeka, Towanda, Tyro, Valley Center, Wellington, Westmoreland, Wichita, Winfield and Yates Center.
Oklahoma City service areas: Bethany, Choctaw, Del City, Edmond, El Reno, Forest Park, Guthrie, Harrah, Lake Aluma, Midwest City, Moore, Mustang, Nichols Hills, Nicoma Park, Norman, Oklahoma City, Spencer, The Village, Tinker AFB, Valley Brook, Warr Acres, and Yukon.
Tulsa service areas: Bixby, Broken Arrow, Catoosa, Claremore, Coweta, Glenpool, Jenks, Keifer, Owasso, Sand Springs, Sapulpa and Tulsa.
Omaha service areas: Bellevue, Bennington, Carter Lake, Council Bluffs, Crescent, Elkhorn, Gretna, LaVista, Offutt Air Force Base, Omaha, Papillion, Ralston, Valley and Waterloo.
Idaho service areas: Bellevue, Hailey, Ketchum and Sun Valley.
USA: Arkansas; Idaho: Sun Valley; Kansas; Nebraska: Omaha; Oklahoma: Oklahoma City and Tulsa regions