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Idaho Community STEM Grants Portal:

Using the links listed below, educators can apply for funding opportunities that are administered by the Idaho STEM Action Center

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 Open Opportunities

About This Grant:

The STEM Career Awareness Grant is available to publicly-funded K-12 schools and educational organizations wishing to provide students with hands-on experiences with STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) jobs and face-to-face exposure to STEM professionals. Up to $1,000 will be provided to successful applicants.

Requirements:

Successful grant applications will address the following:
  • Depth of career exposure
  • Number of careers represented
  • Overall student impact
  • Industry/professional relationships
  • Face-to-face/hands-on experiences
  • Creative & original approach
Please note that funding is not available for the following:
  • Speakers & related fees
  • Overhead/indirect costs
  • Payments to industry for attendance

**You will be required to conduct a short survey of participants before and during/after the event, and to submit copies of those surveys to the STEM Action Center. The STEM Action Center will provide a survey.**

Grant Process Dates:

Applications will be reviewed by independent Idaho evaluators after the closing date of February 26, 2017 at 5:00 pm MST. Awards will be announced on March 27, and funds will be disbursed within approximately 2 weeks of receipt of your signed MOU. The event must be completed by November 18, 2017 and final reports will be due to the STEM Action Center by December 30, 2017.

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 Upcoming Opportunities


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 Applications Under Review

About This Grant:

The Family STEM Awareness Event Grant is designed to support a publicly-funded organization wishing to host a STEM event for families in their community. The event needs to target not only students, but also their parents/guardians, industry, and the community at large. The event could focus specifically on math or science or be in celebration of STEM in general. Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to those organizations selected.

Grant Process Dates:

  • Applications will be reviewed after the closing date of February 12, 2017, midnight MT.
  • Awards will be announced on March 7th and applicants will receive their award within approximately 2 weeks of submitted agreement.
  • The event must be completed by November 18, 2017 and final reports will be due to the STEM Action Center by December 30, 2017.

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  • **NOTE: This training has been postponed. Please check back for more information.
  • Application Deadline: January 15, 2017
  • Date: February 11, 2017
  • Time: 9:30am-5:30pm (lunch will be provided)
  • Location: Pocatello, ID (TBD)

The Idaho STEM Action Center and Oracle Academy are pleased to offer a free Alice workshop to K-12 public school educators who are currently teaching and are interested in introducing computer science concepts to their students.
This workshop is designed for educators with little or no programming experience. It teaches basic Java programming concepts through developing 3-D Animations in Alice 3.1. Educators will create animated stories and games using objects and characters from a rich gallery of 3-D models. Educators will also receive the workshop curriculum and ongoing support to use in their classroom.
Space is limited; for more information or to apply, visit our Community Grants Portal now. If you are accepted for this course, you will be given instruction on how to register for the Oracle Academy and to enroll in training.

 Recently Awarded Grants


BOISE, Idaho (Jan. 11, 2017) — The Idaho STEM Action Center just awarded more than a quarter-million dollars in PK12 grants to education professionals and organizations throughout the state. The grants provide recipients – such as kindergarten through 12th-grade teachers, libraries, and out-of-school organizations – with up to $2,500 each to fund innovative science, technology, engineering, mathematics and computer-science projects. Read More Here

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