CenturyLink to offer USD1.4m in teachers, technology grants

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) has opened the application process for The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation Teachers and Technology grant program, the company said.

Full-time and PreK-12 teachers in public, private and/or charter schools in CenturyLink local service areas in the US are eligible to apply for a grant of up to USD5,000 to innovatively implement technology in their classrooms to increase student achievement.

The deadline for applications is midnight (Eastern), Jan. 12, 2017.

The program, launched in 2008, has awarded more than USD6 million in grants to bring technology to classrooms across the country. The Foundation will continue its commitment to schools by awarding USD1.4 million in grants to support technology in the classroom through its 2016-2017 Teachers and Technology program.

Grant winners will be announced between April 1 – May 15, 2017.

The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to contributing to endeavors that improve the well-being and overall quality of life for people throughout CenturyLink´s communities. Named after CenturyLink´s founder Clarke M. Williams, the Foundation is endowed by CenturyLink to support initiatives that encourage its employees to use their time, talents and resources to strengthen the communities where they live and work.