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Sandia National Laboratories: Education Grant

Deadline: February 19, 2018

Sandia National Laboratories is committed to improving the lives of people in our local communities by increasing family stability, improving educational success, and supporting community leadership. Sandia’s Education grant will support organizations who are working to improve the educational success of preK-12 students by improving academic performance and engagement. Key opportunities include programs that strengthen:

  • Student’s academic skills in preparation for college and career readiness. Priority programs include programs to enhance literacy and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) learning.
  • Learning through out-of-classroom time/extended learning programming (afterschool, summer, or other out-of-classroom time) that boost students’ educational, social, and/or behavioral growth to keep them engaged in their academic success.
  • Resources for under-served students including students who may not receive equitable resources in the academic pipeline and low-income, under-represented racial/ethnic minorities, and first-generation college students.
  • Teacher development programs that support teachers who are new (under 5 years in the profession) or teachers who provide instruction in Computer Science and/or Cybersecurity.

Amount: Grants may range from $5,000-$25,000.

Eligibility: Tax-exempt nonprofit organizations that serve the following geographical areas: 1) New Mexico: Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, and Valencia counties; or 2) California: Alameda County and San Joaquin County. Priority will be given to cities closest to Sandia’s Livermore Laboratory.

Link: http://www.sandia.gov/about/community/contribution_programs.html

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