CenturyLink Offers $145,000 Technology Grants in Colorado

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Published Tuesday, October 24, 2017

CenturyLink, Inc. believes that connecting teachers and students to creative ways to use technology can expand their opportunities for education and improve the lives of their communities. To further those goals, the company has opened the 2018 application process for The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation Teachers and Technology grant program.

The program allows pre-K through 12th grade teachers in public, private and charter schools in Colorado to apply for a grant of up to $5,000 to implement innovative technology solutions in their classrooms. To apply, teachers can visitwww.centurylink.com/teachersandtechnology. The deadline for applications is 10:00 p.m. Mountain Time January 12, 2018.

Launched in 2008, the Teachers and Technology program has awarded more than $7 million in grants to bring technology to classrooms across the country. The Foundation will award $1.4 million in grants in 2017-2018, including $145,000 in Colorado. 

"CenturyLink is proud to support our Teachers and Technology Grants program," said Guy Gunther, CenturyLink's vice president of operations for Colorado. "The ability to help fund technology investment in classrooms across our state is a tremendous way to continue promoting STEM learning concepts and ensure that students are learning to think critically using cutting edge resources and getting the best education possible."

Grant winners will be announced from April 1 - May 15, 2018. Grants were awarded to 29 Colorado schools in 2017. 

CenturyLink service is neither required nor considered in the review of applications.