TEF the Details

The financial impact of TEF is far-reaching. TEF has provided $570,588 (as of September, 2016) in technology education grants since its inception, with more than $88,000 of grants given out in 2015 alone.

The ultimate beneficiaries of TEF funds are people of all ages and all abilities. Due to TEF funding:

  • Children and teens have greater access to technology to further their education and learning.
  • Children, teens, and young adults obtain a better understanding of the career opportunities in technology and science.
  • Adults receive critical technology training, which provides much-needed skills for jobs and career advancement.
  • Community members of all ages benefit from new and upgraded technology available at community organization and center locations throughout the surrounding area.

Examples of grant recipient organizations include:

  • Educational groups (schools, school districts)
  • Community organizations
  • Community meeting places (museums, libraries)
  • Technology- and science- focused organizations
  • Religious groups

Approximately 150 organizations have benefited by receiving TEF grants since the Foundation’s inception.