September 4, 2008
Contest Seeks Applicants in Creative Technology
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, in Chicago, is expanding its Digital Media and Learning Competition.
The foundation will again provide $30,000 to $250,000 to innovative projects that demonstrate the use of technology to encourage participatory learning in which people share ideas, comment on one another's projects, and work toward goals together.
But the foundation has also added a new category in which young people ages 18 to 25 are asked to submit their