On-Demand Grants Offer Same-Day Grant Funding Approval for US Schools
Alameda, CA, October 7, 2019 – Today, the Global Grid for Learning (GG4L), a Public Benefit Corporation, announced a new On-Demand Grant program available to all GG4L Member school districts. Through a simple online application, districts can apply to participate in the Safer Schools In America Impact Program. The grants fund the cost of the EdTech solutions that are aligned with the Safer Schools Framework in the GG4L Catalyst Catalog, for an annual school-wide license.
“Data-driven, evidence-informed decision making is essential for those charged with school safety and student wellness. We are thrilled to announce this On-Demand Grant program that enables any school to quickly deploy and validate any of the EdTech solutions that we have curated in our Catalyst Catalog for Safer Schools,” said Robert Iskander, GG4L’s founder and CEO. “This enables any school to fill the gaps, identified by the Safer Schools self-assessment tool, to make its campus safer.”
The grant-funded solutions will be deployed and validated for effectiveness over one or two semesters at no cost to the schools. In line with ESSA requirements, the GG4L Safer Schools initiative uses proven and independent measures of efficacy under an institutional quality research framework to establish best practices toward successful outcomes that can be shared nationally.
GG4L’s core data-driven integration technology, GG4L Connect, is used by thousands of schools across the world. GG4L Member districts are required to deploy the solutions funded by this Grant through GG4L Connect, which is free of cost to any K-20 school worldwide. For details on the On-Demand grant program, please visit Safer schools.
About Global Grid for Learning (GG4L), PBC
A membership-based collaborative that is free of charge to all education institutions and government agencies and available for a modest annual membership fee to any EdTech organization. GG4L leverages its Platform to create purpose-built integrated ecosystems of EdTech solutions, aimed at specific impact initiatives, that could be easily implemented, validated and sustained financially for schools around the world, as they together drive school improvement. To date, over 450 organizations, serving over 100,000 schools globally, have joined as GG4L Members and agreed to GG4L’s membership pledge to advocate for open data interoperability standards, secure data exchange and strict student data privacy compliance. For more information, refer to www.GG4L.com.