Upcoming Grants Related to STEM/Technology

 

National Science Foundation: Science of Learning – Collaborative Networks

Deadline: Mar 1, 2016

The goals of the National Science Foundation’s Science of Learning (SL) Program are to: Advance fundamental knowledge about learning through integrative research; connect the research to specific scientific, technological, educational, and workforce challenges; and enable research communities to capitalize on new opportunities and discoveries. The program supports projects that emphasize consilience of knowledge, adopting diverse...


 

National Science Foundation: STEM + Computing Partnerships (STEM+C)

Deadline: Mar 8, 2016

The STEM+C Partnerships program seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), and computing by K-12 students and teachers, through research on, and development of, courses, curriculum, course materials, pedagogies, instructional strategies, or models that innovatively integrate computing into one or more STEM disciplines, or integrate STEM content into...


 

National Institute of Standards and Technology: Summer Institute for Middle School Science Teachers Program

Deadline: Mar 4, 2016

The Department of Commerce, National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) is soliciting applications from eligible public school districts and accredited private educational institutions in the U.S. and its territories. These eligible institutions would nominate middle school science teachers in grades 6, 7, and/or 8, to participate in the NIST Summer Institute Program. The NIST...


 

U.S. Department of Labor: TechHire Partnership Grants

Deadline: Mar 11, 2016

The TechHire initiative is a multi-sector approach to train workers with the information technology (IT) skills required for well-paying, middle- and high-skilled, and high-growth jobs across a diversity of industries such as IT, healthcare, advanced manufacturing, financial services, and broadband. Filling these jobs is critical for employers throughout the United States, and the TechHire initiative...


 

U.S. Department of Education: Reach Higher Career App Challenge

Deadline: Dec 7, 2015

The Reach Higher Career App Challenge calls upon app developers, educators, and data mavens to submit mobile solutions to improve access to information about career and technical education (CTE), help students navigate education and career paths, and increase the capacity of career counselors to serve students. The Challenge seeks solutions that include integrated tools to...


 

Constellation: E2 Energy to Educate Grants

Deadline: Oct 1, 2015

Constellation is a supplier of power, natural gas, renewable energy, and energy management products and services for homes and businesses across the continental United States. Through the E2 Energy to Educate grant program, Constellation offers students in grades 6-12 and college opportunities to experience problem-solving today’s and tomorrow’s energy challenges. Grants fund projects designed to...


 

American Honda Foundation

Deadline: Aug 1, 2015

The America Honda Foundation’s mission is to help 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...


 

Google Impact Challenge: Technological Innovation for Positive Change for People with Disabilities

Deadline: Sep 30, 2015

Google.org is looking for the biggest and best ideas for how technology can expand opportunity and independence for people with disabilities. It is seeking exciting and innovative ideas through an open call for proposals. Exciting ideas are already becoming a reality. For instance, 3D-printed prosthetic limbs, eye-controlled communication software, and remote hearing diagnostics are part...


 

Best Buy Community Grant Program

Deadline: Jun 29, 2015

The Best Buy Foundation is on a mission to provide teens with places and opportunities to develop technology skills that will inspire future education and career choices. It strives to leverage its local community presence, its technology resources, and its talented employees to provide new and creative programs to serve its communities. The Foundation will...


 

Entertainment Software Association Foundation

Deadline: May 15, 2015

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) Foundation is dedicated to supporting positive programs and opportunities that make a difference in the lives of America’s youth. The Foundation seeks to harness the collective power of the interactive entertainment industry to create positive social impact in our communities. It supports geographically diverse projects and programs that benefit American...


 

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: Product Efficacy in Digital Learning Technologies

Deadline: Mar 20, 2015

Facing an increasing number of different product options, school decision-makers today often lack the data and means to quickly evaluate whether a digital learning technology is effective – at a time when lean school budgets have only heightened the need to justify and assess the return on any investments in technology. At the same time,...


 

IBM: Smarter Cities Challenge

Deadline: Feb 6, 2015

The Smarter Cities Challenge contributes the skills and expertise of teams of top-talent IBMers to address the key challenges facing cities around the world. Over the past 4 years, 115 cities have been selected to receive grants, each valued at $500,000. Winning cities have used the recommendations prepared by Smarter Cities Challenge teams to make...


 

National Science Foundation: STEM + Computing Partnerships (STEM+C)

Deadline: Apr 14, 2015

The STEM+C Partnerships program seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), and computing by K-12 students and teachers, through research on, and development of, courses, curriculum, course materials, pedagogies, instructional strategies, or models that innovatively integrate computing into one or more STEM disciplines, or integrate STEM content into...


 

National Science Foundation: Improving Undergraduate STEM Education

Deadline: Jan 13, 2015

A well-prepared, innovative science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce is crucial to the nation’s health and economy. Priorities include educating students to be leaders and innovators in emerging and rapidly changing STEM fields as well as educating a scientifically literate populace. Both of these priorities depend on the nature and quality of the undergraduate...


 

Lemelson-MIT: 2014-15 InvenTeam Initiative

Deadline: Feb 27, 2015

The Lemelson-MIT program is funded by the Lemelson Foundation and is administered by the School of Engineering at MIT. InvenTeams are comprised of high school students, educators, and mentors who work together to invent technological solutions to real-world problems of their own choosing. InvenTeams students rely on inquiry and hands-on problem solving a they apply...