Grant Alert Detail
College Knowledge Challenge
Sponsor: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Submitted: 10/5/2012 1:41:00 PM
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has provided $2.5 million to fund the College Knowledge Challenge, a competitive grant initiative for free and low-cost Facebook applications designed to make the college-going process more transparent, collaborative, and easy to navigate for low-income and first-generation students. A primary objective of the challenge is to move college support tools from simple Web sites that focus on information aggregation and basic FAQs to adaptive tools that provide students with personalized, actionable strategies for navigating through college.
Approximately 30 grants ranging between $50,000-100,000 will be awarded to select applicants. For-profit and nonprofit organizations from any field are eligible to enter.Deadline:
November 16, 2012
Please Note: The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools (CHHCS) does not administer this funding opportunity. Please contact The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for more information and to apply for this funding: http://www.collegeknowledgechallenge.org/