Future Shop Gives $500,000 to Schools Across Canada to Update Their Technology

Future Shop this week announced that a record-number of high schools across Canada will be updating their outdated technology thanks to over $500,000 in donations from the company’s Future Generation Tech Lab program. More than 160 schools coast-to-coast submitted applications for funding and 20 of them will receive donations ranging from $10,000 to $50,000.

“Access to working technology is a critical element to students’ learning and development, but not all schools are able to keep their equipment current. We heard this loud and clear in all the applications we received whether it was for a simple ask to replace 10 year old computers or bring in new technology allowing schools to take programs to the next level,” said Andrea Farnell, Community Relations Manager, Future Shop. ” Future Shop is excited to see how these schools will use their grants to inspire, motivate and empower students to do more, learn more and achieve more in the classroom.”

The schools selected were:

Delview Secondary (Delta) – $25,000

George M. Dawson Secondary (Masset) – $50,000

St. Boniface Diocesan High School (Winnipeg) – $40,000

Brantford Collegiate Institute (Brantford) – $25,000

Canterbury High (Ottawa) – $25,000

Catholic Central High (Windsor) – $10,000

Don Mills Collegiate (North York) – $15,000

John Polanyi Collegiate Institute (Toronto) – $25,0000

Kipling Collegiate Institute (Etobicoke) – $25,000

Malvern Collegiate Institute (Toronto) – $25,000

Mountain Secondary (Hamilton) – $25,000

Nimiki Migizi Secondary (Longlac) – $10,000

Woodbridge College (Woodbridge) – $10,000 

Centre éducatif St-Aubin (Baie-St-Paul) – $25,000 

Ulluriaq School (Kangiqsualujjuaq) – $10,000

Fredericton High (Fredericton) – $10,000

Oromocto High (Oromocto) – $50,000

Holy Heart High (St. John’s) – $50,000

Menihek High (Laborador) – $25,000

Queen Charlotte (Charlottetown) – $25,000

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