Active Learning Center Grant

Steelcase Learning is partnering with institutions to create effective, rewarding and inspiring active learning spaces. Sign up to be notified when the next Active Learning Center Grant opens.


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Here’s What’s Included

Steelcase Learning is offering the Active Learning Center Grant to up to 10 recipients.

The grant includes:

  • Furniture, design review, installation
  • On-site training and a Learning Environment Evaluation measurement tool
  • New: enhanced professional learning and transformation services
  • Package valued at $132,000

Who Should Apply?

Eligible institutions that focus primarily on formal, instructor-led learning in a designated classroom.

Eligibility includes:

  • Grades 6-12, colleges and universities
  • Up to 30 students per classroom
  • Classroom must be located in the United States,
    U.S. territories, Puerto Rico, Canada or Mexico

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How To Apply

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Review Eligibility

Determine if your classroom is eligible to receive a Steelcase Active Learning Center Grant.

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Do Your Homework

Learn about grant parameters, classroom options, FAQs and other helpful resources.

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Start Application

Complete your application to apply for the grant.

Experience the Transformation

Classroom Options

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From lecture and discussions to test taking and back again, this classroom supports the dynamic rhythm of active learning. Flexible tables and chairs allow quick reconfiguration, so students and instructors can easily engage in different learning modes.

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Inspired by design thinking practices, this setting is made to help students engage in creative problem solving. Tools and furnishings provide responsive support as students challenge assumptions and imagine alternatives together.

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It’s about comfort, collaboration and control. This classroom is designed to tailor learning to students’ diverse needs and preferences. A variety of settings and tools can help students craft their aspirations into individualized experiences with instructor guidance.


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