STEM Opportunities

There are many grants that support STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and many fund unique and exciting ideas and programs. Do you know of a grant that isn't listed here? Send it to the Grants Office to include on the list.

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  • Bell Girl Day GrantIntroduce a Girl to Engineering Day (Girl Day) is an annual campaign that takes place during Engineers Week with the goal of introducing girls to the fascinating world of engineering. Due to COVID-19, in-person and virtual events are eligible for funding.

    Data Center Community Grants ProgramOne of the focus areas of Google’s Data Center Community Grants Program is Education. Under this category, the grant funds: (1) programs that increase access and belonging in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and computer science (CS) education; (2) programs that address structural barriers to STEM/CS education access, such as school readiness, access to in-school courses, distance learning, and teacher training and resources; (3) initiatives that provide access for young learners in STEM/CS; and, in particular (4) education programs that place a particular focus on underrepresented groups, including women, in STEM/CS education.

    DiscoverE Engineers Week Outreach Grant: Supports events, programs, and activities that inspire and engage youth in the area of engineering. Grant funds may be requested to support existing or new engineering outreach programs. Due to COVID-19, in-person and virtual events are eligible for funding.

    Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12): National Science Foundation forms for collaborative partnerships. Remember to contact the Grants Office prior to submission, because this is a federal grant. 

    FIRST STEM Equity Grant: FIRST® inspires young people to be science and technology leaders and innovators by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills, inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership. 

    Les Paul Foundation Grant: For projects that support music innovation, engineering, and medical research that relates to hearing loss.

    National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Math and Technology grants. Must be a current member.

    Research Experiences for Teachers (RET): National Science Foundation forms for collaborative partnerships. Remember to contact the Grants Office prior to submission, because this is a federal grant. 

    Samsung Solve for Tomorrow: Each year Samsung hosts a $2 million national competition for public schools grades 6-12 in which students are asked to consider how science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) can be used to create change in their communities.

    Saxena Family Foundation Grants: The Saxena Family Foundation focuses on initiatives that promote science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and the empowerment of female children, and young women.

    Slooh Space Exploration GrantThe grant will provide one teacher from each public school in the United States with access to the Slooh interface as well as professional development and 40 student licenses. Those student seats will allow learners to use robotic telescopes to view space phenomena, including lunar changes, solar flares, asteroids, living and dying stars, and a variety of nebulae.

    TC Energy Corporation: Sponsors Build Strong Program Grants that support initiatives related to education, safety, environment, and community. Focus areas in Education are STEM education programs, youth environmental education, and awareness programs.

    The National Girls Collaborative Project: Mini-grants are awarded to girl-serving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) focused programs to support collaboration, address gaps and overlaps in service, and share exemplary practices.

    The Society of Aviation & Flight Educators, Inc.(SAFE) Teacher Grant: Offering four $500.00 grants designed to encourage K-12 classroom teachers to incorporate aviation-themed lessons into their normal curriculum.  Aviation and aerospace topics are the perfect adjuncts for teaching science, math, history, and even art.  Aviation and aerospace are topics that generate enthusiasm with all types of learners and all ages of students.

    Toshiba America Foundation: Elementary (K-5) Educators of Math and Science