Who May Apply

To determine if your organization’s project is eligible to apply for a Technology Education Foundation grant, please review the important criteria below.

Remember that ONLY the types of organizations under the eligible list will be considered for funding.
NOTE: This grant program is for applicants/programs in the greater Dane County area ONLY.

The following types of organizations are eligible to apply for TEF funding:

  • Nonprofit (in the U.S., 501(c)(3) designation) or non-governmental organizations that hold charitable status in their country
  • K-12 school programs (during school and non-school hours)
  • Government funded and operated organizations
  • Nonprofit healthcare facilities (example: Hospice Care)

The following are NOT eligible to apply for Technology Education Foundation grants:

  • Individuals
  • Private foundations
  • Nonprofit organizations without a current 501(c)(3) exempt status or non-governmental organizations without equivalent charitable status in their own country
  • For-profit health-care facilities
  • Conferences or symposia
  • Sponsorship of events, tables, exhibitions, or performances
  • Fundraising events such as luncheons, dinners, walks, runs, or sports tournaments
  • Political, labor, and fraternal organizations
  • Religious organizations without a secular community designation
  • Organizations or programs operating outside the greater Dane County area


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