Upcoming Grants Related to STEM/Technology

 

U.S. Department of Education: Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities – Stepping-up Technology Implementation

Deadline: Jul 22, 2019

The Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities Program will fund projects designed to: (1) improve results for children with disabilities by promoting the development, demonstration, and use of technology; (2) support educational activities designed to be of educational value in the classroom for children with disabilities; (3) provide support for captioning and...


 

U.S. Department of State: Innovation Fund Competition for Higher Education Partnerships between the U.S. and Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador

Deadline: Aug 15, 2019

The 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund is the public-private sector collaboration between the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Embassies, Partners of the Americas, National Association of Foreign Student Advisers (NAFSA), corporations, and foundations working together to support new higher education partnerships between the United States and the rest of the Western Hemisphere. This...


 

National Science Foundation: Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST)

Deadline: Aug 19, 2019

Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) is an applied research and development (R&D) program providing direct student learning opportunities in pre-kindergarten through high school (PreK-12). The learning opportunities are based on innovative use of technology to strengthen knowledge and interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and information and communication technology (ICT)...


 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Social Determinants of Health Challenge

Deadline: Jun 7, 2019

Social determinants of health (SDoH) can have critical impacts on well being. However, these factors are often overlooked and excluded in established health care frameworks. Technology has the potential to improve how people address ongoing care delivery by utilizing SDoH information to provide targeted, personalized, and comprehensive care that accounts for the drivers of health...


 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Health x Design – Building Health into Everyday Life

Deadline: Aug 31, 2019

Mad*Pow and Health 2.0 Advocates have launched a design challenge, sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The challenge will support organizations from the health and design community to envision solutions that reshape everyday life to be healthier by default. The focus is to imagine how, in the near future, technology might be used to...


 

Child Health Foundation: Small Grants Program

Deadline: May 31, 2019

The Child Health Foundation will support innovative research or service projects directed at improving the health and well-being of newborn infants during their first month of life. This is a time of high risk for babies and their mothers, and the Foundation believes that local groups may have some innovative ideas about how to improve...


 

Best Buy: Community Grants

Deadline: May 31, 2019

The Best Buy Foundation is seeking local organizations with a demonstrated track record for building skill proficiency in technology through Out of School Time (OST) programs. Programs should help teens build tech skills by utilizing cutting-edge technology such as computers, digital cameras, video cameras, and professional software in a wide range of areas including (but...


 

Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research: Egg-Tech Prize – Seed Fund

Deadline: May 15, 2019

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) is seeking applications for the Egg-Tech Prize, a groundbreaking initiative that seeks to revolutionize global egg production by preventing the culling of male chicks. FFAR will support the firm, group, or individual who successfully develops technology that can accurately and rapidly determine a chick’s sex as early...


 

State of New Mexico Governor’s Commission on Disability: Quality of Life Grant Program

Deadline: May 31, 2019

The mission of the Governor’s Commission on Disability (GCD) is to “improve the quality of life of all New Mexicans with disabilities. GCD works to address: economic self-sufficiency; social integration; political resolve; physical and program accessibility; and full rights of participation in the benefits of all individuals with disabilities.” As part of its mission, GCD...


 

Open Technology Fund: Internet Freedom Fund

Deadline: May 1, 2019

The Internet Freedom Fund supports projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and advancing inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and everyday people living within repressive environments who wish to speak...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program

Deadline: May 21, 2019

The purpose of the Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields (WAMS) program is to support research, education/teaching, and extension projects that increase participation by women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Applicants must highlight and emphasize the development of a competent and qualified workforce...


 

W. M. Keck Foundation

Deadline: May 1, 2019

The W.M. Keck Foundation was founded with the goal of generating far-reaching benefits for humanity. The Foundation supports outstanding science, engineering, and medical research; undergraduate education; and, in Southern California, arts and culture, education, health, and community service projects that have a significant impact in addressing complex issues and problems. Applicable programs to New Mexico...


 

America’s Farmers: Grow America

Deadline: Apr 1, 2019

Jobs in STEM are only becoming more valued, and that gives educators a clear game plan: Get kids excited about science, technology, engineering, and math. These skills can lead to a successful career in agriculture and other industries. The Grow Rural Education program allows eligible farmers to nominate their local public school district for grants...


 

Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University: The Drucker Prize

Deadline: Apr 30, 2019

The Drucker Prize recognizes an organization that best exemplifies Peter Drucker’s definition of innovation: “change that creates a new dimension of performance.” The Drucker Prize unfolds in two rounds. The first round is open to any nonprofit organization, while the second round is open to 50 selected semifinalists. Leaders of these semifinalists will then have...


 

The Beacon and Verizon: Teacher Technology Grant

Deadline: May 21, 2019

Technology Teacher Grants will fund projects that help students engage with educational content through the interactive learning experiences of Virtual Reality (VR) headsets. Studies suggest that education through VR can improve knowledge retention, concentration, and understanding. Grants will be awarded based on the following criteria: Creativity: Is the educational plan original, creative, and fun for...