Dept. of Administration: 2021 TEACH Grant awardees announced

MADISON — Department of Administration (DOA) Secretary Joel Brennan today announced 141 Wisconsin school districts and libraries will receive nearly $3 million in 2021 Technology for Educational ACHievement (TEACH) Information Technology Infrastructure grants. 

“It is critically important that Wisconsinites across the state have access to high-quality educational resources,” said Secretary Brennan. “Many rural schools and libraries often do not have the funds available to invest in their technology infrastructures to ensure that accessibility and the opportunities that comes with it.”

TEACH grants are awarded annually on a competitive basis to eligible school districts and libraries for the purpose of improving the capacity of rural communities to utilize technology for students and library patrons.​ This year, demand for TEACH grants exceeded the amount of funds available, with $3.9 million in grant requests from 160 eligible school districts and 15 eligible libraries across Wisconsin.

“These infrastructure grants will help rural communities improve educational accessibility for their residents, which ultimately benefits our entire state,” said Secretary Brennan. “I am proud that Governor Tony Evers and his Administration are supporting these important and ongoing efforts.”

Click the interactive map above to see TEACH grant recipient details. More details about the TEACH program, eligibility guidelines, and a full list of 2021 grant recipients is available HERE