Upcoming Grants Related to STEM/Technology

 

AT&T: Aspire Accelerator

Deadline: Jan 27, 2020

AT&T is committed to fostering solutions that lead to high school success and workforce readiness, especially for students at-risk of not graduating high school. The goal of the Aspire Accelerator is to foster the education technology ecosystem and support innovative new products and services in education. The Accelerator program is built around supporting this mission....


 

Sandia National Laboratories: Educational Success

Deadline: Jan 31, 2020

Sandia National Laboratories is committed to improving the lives of people in its local communities by increasing family stability, improving educational success, and supporting community leadership and economic development. Sandia’s Educational Success grants will support organizations who are working to improve the educational success of preK-12 students by improving academic performance and engagement. Programs should...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Women and Minorities in STEM Fields

Deadline: Feb 24, 2020

The Women and Minorities in STEM (WAMS) program will support projects with a target audience of K-14 students (kindergarten through twelfth grade plus two years of post-secondary schooling, e.g., vocational technical institutions or community or junior colleges). WAMS-funded project activities must support the creation, adaptation, and adoption of learning materials and teaching strategies to operationalize...


 

National Science Teaching Association: Shell Science Lab Challenge Competition

Deadline: Jan 15, 2020

The annual Shell Science Lab Challenge Competition recognizes outstanding middle and high school programs for their exemplary approaches to science lab instruction utilizing limited school and laboratory resources. The Challenge will showcase the work of teachers, representing their schools, who submit innovative, replicable strategies to deliver quality lab experiences with limited equipment/resources, and award teachers/schools...


 

Craig H. Neilsen Foundation: Creating Opportunity & Independence

Deadline: Jan 10, 2020

The Creating Opportunity & Independence (CO&I) portfolio supports organizations that provide programs and services that enhance the quality of life for individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI). Areas of focus include: assistive technology, education, employment, independent living, rehabilitation, and arts, sports, and recreation. There are two funding categories in the CO&I portfolio: Community Support Grants...


 

American Honda Foundation

Deadline: Feb 1, 2020

American Honda Foundation helps meet the needs of American society in the areas of youth and scientific education by awarding grants to nonprofits, while strategically assisting communities in deriving long-term benefits. The Foundation engages in grant making that reflects the basic tenets, beliefs, and philosophies of Honda companies, which are characterized by the following qualities:...


 

National Science Foundation: Developing a Community-Driven Data and Knowledge Environment for the Geosciences

Deadline: Mar 12, 2020

EarthCube is a community-driven activity sponsored through a partnership between the National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) and the NSF Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC) in the Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) to transform research in the academic geosciences community. EarthCube aims to create a well-connected and facile environment...


 

National Science Foundation: Improving Undergraduate STEM Education – Pathways into the Earth, Ocean, Polar and Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences

Deadline: Dec 20, 2019

The Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) Initiative is an effort to accelerate improvements in the quality and effectiveness of undergraduate education in all STEM fields including the learning, social, behavioral, and economic sciences. Undergraduate STEM education is critical for preparing both a diverse STEM workforce and a STEM-literate public that is ready to support and...


 

National Geographic: Exploration Grant

Deadline: Jan 15, 2020

The Exploration Grant will support experienced project leaders in the areas of conservation, education, research, storytelling, and technology. The applicant and his or her team members are expected to demonstrate successful completion of similar projects with measurable and/or tangible results. Amount: Projects are typically funded for $10,000-$30,000. Eligibility: In general, individuals who are at least...


 

National Geographic: Artificial Intelligence for Species Discovery

Deadline: Jan 15, 2020

National Geographic seeks to support the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to help transform the discovery of new species by collecting and analyzing more precise data, producing faster and more meaningful insights, and accelerating promising solutions. The Artificial Intelligence for Species Discovery initiative will support the exploration of how AI can help...


 

National Geographic: Early Career Grant

Deadline: Apr 22, 2020

National Geographic supports projects that are bold, innovative, and potentially transformative and have a primary focus in conservation, education, research, storytelling, or technology. Early Career Grants are designed to offer less experienced individuals an opportunity to lead a project. Amount: Grants typically range from $5,000-$10,000. Eligibility: Individuals who are at least 18 years of age....


 

National Science Foundation: Campus Cyberinfrastructure

Deadline: Jan 21, 2020

The Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC) program invests in coordinated campus-level networking and cyberinfrastructure (CI) improvements, innovation, integration, and engineering for science applications and distributed research projects. Learning and workforce development (LWD) in CI is explicitly addressed in the program. Science-driven requirements are the primary motivation for any proposed activity. Proposals will be evaluated on the strength...


 

The Atlantic and Allstate: Renewal Awards

Deadline: Dec 10, 2019

The Renewal Awards are a program from the Atlantic and Allstate that recognizes the social innovation demonstrated by thousands of nonprofits that are finding creative solutions to America’s most pressing problems. Nominated nonprofits will be judged on: 501(c)(3) status and an online presence, including a Facebook account, Twitter account, YouTube channel, or website Score on...


 

U.S. Economic Development Administration: Accelerate R2 Network Challenge

Deadline: Mar 11, 2020

The Accelerate R2 Challenge Network will create a strategic nationwide network of organizations working to address disaster response and resiliency (R2) challenges with innovative technologies. The Accelerate R2 Network Challenge seeks to create a nationwide network or networks that will enable and support innovators, entrepreneurs, researchers, and investors to bring transformative technologies into the response...


 

Lexus Eco Challenge: Air and Climate Challenge

Deadline: Dec 4, 2019

The Lexus Eco Challenge is a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) contest for grades 6–12. In the Lexus Eco Challenge, student teams tackle environmental issues related to land, water, air, and climate, and create Action Plans with practical solutions and quantifiable results. The Lexus Eco Challenge gets students involved in project-based learning, teamwork, and...