Echo360: e3 Tech Grant Program

 Deadline Date: March 22, 2024

 Donor Name: Echo360

 Grant Size: $1000 to $10,000

The Echo360 has announced the e3 Tech Grant Program to provide educators, trainers, and facilitators the resources to advance equity, engagement, and evidence in any learning environment.

e3 Tech Grant Categories

  • Echo360 e3 Tech Grants will award up to 20 recipients with cash or software grants US $2,000 in cash or up to $5,000 in software in each of the program’s two categories:
    • EchoImpact Grant
      • EchoImpact Grants support instructors and researchers currently using Echo360 solutions to empirically improve learner outcomes. Applications will be accepted from teaching, training, and research professionals interested in developing and measuring effective practices using any of Echo360’s educational products.
      • Each winning application will receive US $2,000 in cash to support a project of their choice.
      • Full funding to join their peers in a 2 day on-site workshop (inc. flights, meals and accommodation) to discuss the adoption of Echo360 at their institution.
    • EchoInnovation Grant
      • EchoInnovation Grants provide software solutions to help teachers and trainers develop innovative practices that improve learning engagement. By assembling a package of technology-based learning supports, applicants can describe how they plan to improve outcomes, whether learners are in person, online or both.
      • Each winning application will be able to use Echo360’s interactive software up to the value of US $5,000 from the following products: EchoVideo, EchoAuthor, EchoEngage or EchoExam.  Please note: for some software options, organizational IT and Administration must provide access for integrations to ensure full access to the platforms are available.

How are Grant Awards Determined?

  • Grant awards will be made based on how an applicant addresses at least one of the following areas in implementing software or measuring impact:
    • Equity
      • All learners are afforded equal opportunity to engage and excel.
    • Engagement
      • Everyone learns better when they are actively participating.
    • Evidence
      • Commitment to measuring progress and outcomes empirically.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applications will be accepted from organizations that provides learning opportunities. Eligibility includes K12 schools, colleges/universities, businesses, and non-profits. Applications can come from those interested in delivering on the principles of e3, either as a research or implementation project. There are no entry fees, and no purchase is required. Commitments and assurances will be required for both grants.

For more information, visit Echo360.

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