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ONE WEEK LEFT to Submit Applications for the Technology and Adult Education Grant

6 June 2018
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Would you like to use innovative technology to improve adult learning experiences?

Starting in Fall 2018, the Office of Adult Education (OAE) will launch a new initiative funded by The Barra Foundation.

Practitioners from selected provider agencies will join a team. Each team will pilot new strategies to use technology in adult education settings. This could include trying new websites or apps to improve academic skills, online communication platforms to improve retention, and more! Funding is available for those who are selected to participate.

At the close of this three-year grant, OAE will compile the resources and lessons learned by the participating organizations. The information gathered from this project will be the basis of a toolkit that will be shared with the Philadelphia adult education community.

This grant is  funded by the Barra Foundation.

Missed the Lunch & Learn sessions? Don’t worry, FAQs are now available!

To review grant application criteria, FAQs and more, click here. Applicants are encouraged to review before submitting your application.

If you have additional questions, please send them to If appropriate, they will be added to the FAQ.

Applications must be submitted by 11:59 P.M. on August 6, 2018. Applicants will be notified of selection on August 31, 2018.

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The Barra Foundation invests in innovation to inspire change that strengthens communities in the Greater Philadelphia region. Barra’s investments are designed to address the needs of low-income populations in the region and promote a continued vibrant cultural community. Through its Catalyst Fund and Barra Awards, the Foundation provides approximately $4 million in annual grants to 501(c)(3) organizations that are focused on supporting innovation in and across the fields Arts & Culture, Education, Health and Human Services.

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