"Our mission is to inspire and support students to connect to technology education and career opportunities through corporate, community and academic partnerships."

Grants for STEM-focused Programs

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 promising practices. Mini-grant projects must relate to either informal learning or evaluation and assessment. Mini-grants are a small amount of seed funding and are not intended to fully fund entire projects. The maximum mini-grant award is $1000.  If you have a program registered you can begin a Mini-Grant Application. If you do not have a program registered, you must first Register a Program so that it may be selected as your lead program. 

National Museum of Education Awards

The National Museum of Education offers competitions, awards, project ideas and other resources to motivate our budding scientists - - become a member of the Hall of Fame for Student Inventors!

The National Museum of Education is looking for creative students (PreK-12+College) !   NO DUE DATE... RUNS ALL YEAR!

Enter any idea for a new way to demonstrate an educational concept, an idea for a new product, or an improvement for an existing product or procedure. Monetary prizes are awarded each month! This is an ongoing contest and there is no deadline!

* Winning entries are national winners*  What a RESUME-BUILDER! 
What an opportunity for SCHOLARSHIPS or the SCHOOL OF YOUR CHOICE! 
You are also then eligible to apply for induction into the
 National Gallery for America's Young Inventors.

Motorola Solutions Foundation

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The Motorola Solutions Foundation (formerly the Motorola Foundation) is the charitable and philanthropic arm of Motorola Solutions, focusing its funding on public safety, disaster relief, employee programs and education, especially science, technology, engineering and math programming.Bookmark this site to enter the 2015 cycle which runs February through April under the Motorola Solutions Foundation Innovation Generation Grant for programming that focuses on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, especially for girls and underrepresented groups.

Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams Grants

Introducing Students to the World of Invention

The InvenTeam initiative, created by the Lemelson-MIT Program, offers an unparalleled opportunity for high school students to cultivate their creativity and experience invention.  InvenTeams are teams of high school students, teachers, and mentors that receive grants up to $10,000 each to invent technological solutions to real-world problems. Each InvenTeam chooses its own problem to solve.  InvenTeam students rely on inquiry and hands-on problem solving as they apply lessons from science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to develop invention prototypes. Interactive, self-directed learning coupled with STEM curricula are essential for experiencing invention.

Learn more on the Lemelson-MIT site

“Funding Your Ideas” Teacher Grant program

NEFCU is offering a scholarship of up to $250 for teachers who have an innovative classroom project designed to enhance their students’ learning experience.The grant is open to all NEFCU members who are teachers (pre-K through 12) in Nassau and Suffolk counties.  Up to three proposals may be submitted (but only one can win).Read the full list of guidelines and complete your application, which is due by October.  Winners will be announced in December and are encouraged to follow up with a description of the completed project and any pictures taken.

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