2022 STEM Alliance Grant Cycle

 

The Lancaster County STEM Alliance (LCSA) is offering  four separate categories of grant funding in 2022 to eligible organizations:  STEM Career Exploration; In-school Project Based Learning; Out-of-School STEM Learning; and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in STEM Learning.  Out-of-School STEM Learning is broken into three distinct subcategories: Community STEM Learning, Summer of STEM 2022, and Early Childhood STEM Learning. Coming February 2023.

STEM Career Exploration

Offering career exploration activities for all ages, including pre-K, elementary, middle school, high school, adult learners, and teachers.

Total Available: $50,000

Number of Awards: 1-2

Proposals Due: July 1, 2022

Award Range: $25,000-$50,000

In-school Project Based Learning

Advocating for project based learning as a key instructional delivery system for STEM learning. School districts and/or educational foundations are encouraged to apply on behalf of classroom teachers.

Total Available: $50,000

Number of Awards: 5-10

Proposals Due: July 1, 2022

Award Range: $5,000-$10,000

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in STEM Learning

Supporting traditionally under-represented groups such as women, Black, Indigenous, and people of color in STEM learning & STEM careers.

Total Available: $50,000

Number of Awards: 1-2

Proposals Due: July 1, 2022

Award Range: $25,000-$50,000

Out-of-School STEM Learning: Community STEM Learning

Supporting hands-on educational STEM programming outside of the classroom.

Total Available: $50,000

Number of Awards: 1-2

Proposals Due: June 1, 2022

Award Range: $25,000-$50,000

Out-of-School STEM Learning: Summer of STEM 2022

Supporting hands-on educational STEM programming outside of the classroom.

Total Available: $25,000

Number of Awards: 5

Proposals Due: March 25, 2022

Award Range: $5,000

Out-of-School STEM Learning: Early Childhood STEM Learning

Supporting hands-on educational STEM programming outside of the classroom.

Total Available: $25,000

Number of Awards: 1

Proposals Due: July 1, 2022

Award Range: $25,000

 

With the exception of the Work-Based Learning & Career Exploration grants, grant recipients must be a 501(c)3 organization. Questions about STEM mini-grants can be directed to stem@steinmancommunications.com