Upcoming Grants Related to STEM/Technology

 

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Equity in Mathematics Grants (6-12)

Deadline: Nov 1, 2019

The purpose of this grant is to incorporate classroom materials or lessons that will improve the achievement of student groups that have previous records of underachievement, sometime identified by race, gender, region, or culture. For 2020-21, grants will be awarded to persons currently teaching mathematics in grades 6-12. This award is for individual classroom teachers...


 

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Classroom Research Grants (7-12 and PreK-6)

Deadline: Nov 1, 2019

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Classroom Research Grants support and encourage classroom-based research in pre-college mathematics education in collaboration with college or university mathematics educators. The research must be a collaborative effort involving a college or university mathematics educator (a mathematics education researcher or a teacher of mathematics learning, teaching, or curriculum) and...


 

New Mexico Library Foundation: STEM Innovation Grant

Deadline: Nov 30, 2019

The STEM Innovation Grant’s funding priority is library services specifically in the areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), and the environment. Eligible STEM Innovation grant requests include programs or projects that: Provide students* developmentally appropriate opportunities to grow an innate interest in STEM Provide professional development opportunities that improve and develop the content knowledge...


 

W. M. Keck Foundation: Research Program

Deadline: Nov 1, 2019

The W.M. Keck Foundation Research Program seeks to benefit humanity by supporting projects in two areas: 1) medical research; and 2) science and engineering, that are distinctive and novel in their approach, question the prevailing paradigm, or have the potential to break open new territory in their field. Past grants have been awarded to major...


 

VentureWell: Faculty Grants

Deadline: Nov 6, 2019

VentureWell awards faculty grants to colleges and universities for the purpose of strengthening existing curricular programs and/or building new programs in invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Through these grant funds, VentureWell supports creative pedagogical approaches that generate student teams working on technology solutions to real-world problems, with the goal of the strongest teams applying to participate...


 

National Geographic: Artificial Intelligence For Earth Innovation

Deadline: Oct 9, 2019

To address the many pressing scientific questions and environmental challenges facing the planet, there must be an increase in global understanding of how human activity is affecting natural systems to create a community of change, driven by data and cutting-edge technology. Modern technologies, such as satellite and remote imaging, bioacoustic monitoring, and genomics, have led...


 

Best Buy: National Grant Partnerships

Deadline: Oct 1, 2019

To prepare underserved teens for the tech-reliant jobs of the future, the Best Buy Foundation seeks national nonprofit career pathway partners that generate interest and awareness in tech-related careers; improve access to training, credentialing, and employment; and support tech career progression. The goal is to help underserved teens obtain the tech skills and training they...


 

Unorthodox Philanthropy

Deadline: Sep 30, 2019

Unorthodox Philanthropy (UP) is sponsored by the Lampert Byrd Foundation in San Francisco, and grew out of efforts to identify extraordinary ideas. It approaches funding differently. Most foundations direct funding to nonprofit organizations that rely on a continuous cycle of philanthropic dollars to remain viable and grow – despite the fact that such capital is...


 

NewSchools Venture Fund: EF+Math Program – Prototyping Track

Deadline: Dec 11, 2019

The EF+Math Program funds and supports teams to develop innovative, effective approaches to significantly improve math outcomes for students in grades 3-8 in historically under-resourced schools by embedding executive function (EF) training into high-quality math learning. The EF+Math Program is different from typical education funding programs; awards will be contracts, not grants, made to multi-disciplinary...


 

NewSchools Venture Fund: EF+Math Program – Applied Research Track

Deadline: Oct 3, 2019

The EF+Math Program funds and supports teams to develop innovative, effective approaches to significantly improve math outcomes for students in grades 3-8 in historically under-resourced schools by embedding executive function (EF) training into high-quality math learning. The EF+Math Program is different from typical education funding programs; awards will be contracts, not grants, made to multi-disciplinary...


 

National Science Foundation: Advancing Informal STEM Learning

Deadline: Nov 6, 2019

The Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence-based understanding of the design and development of STEM learning opportunities for the public in informal environments; provide multiple pathways for broadening access to and engagement in STEM learning experiences; advance innovative research on and assessment of STEM learning in informal...


 

VentureWell: E-Team Grants

Deadline: Oct 2, 2019

An E-Team (Entrepreneur-Team) is a multidisciplinary group of students working with faculty mentor to bring an invention to market. The E-Team Program is an integrated program of grant funding, training, coaching, and investment. E-Teams may form as a result of a course, extracurricular program, or the independent initiative of students. The E-Team grant program provides...


 

Simons Foundation: Targeted Grants to Institutes

Deadline: Sep 25, 2019

The Targeted Grants to Institutes program is intended to support established institutes or centers in mathematics, theoretical physics, and theoretical computer science through funding to help strengthen contacts within the international scientific community. The aim is to enable institutes to extend and enhance their missions. Amount: Up to three grants that range up to $200,000...


 

Open Technology Fund: Internet Freedom Fund

Deadline: Sep 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...


 

Robert and Toni Bader Charitable Foundation

Deadline: Sep 30, 2019

The Robert and Toni Bader Charitable Foundation provides seed capital for projects/programs to help further Jewish ideals in the areas of education, science, and the arts. The Foundation has funded projects to help teachers educate, children learn, feed the hungry, people earn a living, provide work for the unemployed, and find new ways to treat...