Upcoming Grants Related to STEM/Technology

 

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...


 

New Mexico Children’s Foundation

Deadline: Mar 8, 2019

The New Mexico Children’s Foundation is a grassroots organization that funds small nonprofit children’s organizations throughout New Mexico. A group can be a start-up with a strong mission or a growing organization with a special needs program. Organizations served through the Foundation’s funding come in all shapes, sizes, and ethnicities. The Foundation’s core belief is...


 

Captain Planet Foundation: ecoTech Grants

Deadline: Jul 15, 2019

The mission of the Captain Planet Foundation is to give the next generation of environmental stewards an active understanding and love for the natural world in which they live. The Foundation funds and supports hands-on environmental projects that inspire and empower children and youth around the world as they work individually and collectively creating environmental...


 

Captain Planet Foundation: ecoSTEM Grants

Deadline: Jul 15, 2019

The mission of the Captain Planet Foundation is to give the next generation of environmental stewards an active understanding and love for the natural world in which they live. The Foundation funds and supports hands-on environmental projects that inspire and empower children and youth around the world as they work individually and collectively creating environmental...


 

Captain Planet Foundation: ecoSolution Grants

Deadline: Jul 15, 2019

The mission of the Captain Planet Foundation is to give the next generation of environmental stewards an active understanding and love for the natural world in which they live. The Foundation funds and supports hands-on environmental projects that inspire and empower children and youth around the world as they work individually and collectively creating environmental...


 

AT&T: Aspire Accelerator – Skills Building Challenge

Deadline: Feb 1, 2019

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 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. In...


 

Bigglesworth Family Foundation: CYSTEM

Deadline: Feb 14, 2019

The Bigglesworth Family Foundation believes that meaningful change does not happen in silos. As a result, it values sector-wide collaboration and opportunities that bring together leaders from a variety of organizations and disciplines to work together to craft new approaches and explore alternative strategies. The mission of the Foundation’s CYSTEM (C – Continuum from high...


 

BBVA Foundation: Frontiers of Knowledge Awards

Deadline: Jun 30, 2019

The BBVA Foundation (the arm that is based out of Spain) Frontiers of Knowledge Awards recognize fundamental contributions in a broad array of areas of scientific knowledge, technology, humanities, and artistic creation. The disciplines and domains of the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards are: Basic sciences (physics, chemistry, mathematics) Biology and biomedicine Information and...