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.  For more information about LCSA’s 2022 grant cycle, click here.

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. Proposals that do not fit into one of the mini-grant areas or that exceed $50,000 fall within the regular STEM Grant process, and are available by invitation only, following the submission of a letter of inquiry. To be considered in 2021, letters of inquiry must be submitted no later than April 30, 2021.  If an applicant is invited to submit a full proposal, it will be due on or before June 30, 2021.

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