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Assembly Bill 252 Seeks to Provide Funding For AP Courses to Low-Income Schools

Assemblyman Chris Holden recently authored AB 252, which seeks to support STEM education in underserved communities by providing funding for Advanced Placement Courses in STEM subjects in order to incre

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Toshiba America Foundation

Applications for Grades K thru 5 grants are accepted once a year on October 1st (or first business day of October).

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Closing the Achievement Gap for Middle School Math

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Captain Planet Foundation Grants

The Captain Planet Foundation will fund as many projects as its annual resources allow. All applicant organizations or sponsoring agencies must be exempt from federal taxation under the Internal Revenue Code Section 501, in order to be eligible for funding (this includes most schools and non-profit organizations).

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September 30th - typically for spring and summer projects
January 31st - typically for fall and winter projects

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Lights On Afterschool Partnership Minigrants

Lights On Afterschool Partnership Minigrants: The Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) and the Afterschool Alliance are pleased to announce the Noyce foundation-funded Lights On Afterschool Partnership Minigrant. Twenty ASTC-member museums, along with their afterschool partners, will be selected to receive a $1,500 minigrant to develop and host a STEM-related event for the 2014 Lights On Afterschool celebration.

Lights On Afterschool Partnership Minigrants

Lights On Afterschool Partnership Minigrants: The Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) and the Afterschool Alliance are pleased to announce the Noyce foundation-funded Lights On Afterschool Partnership Minigrant. Twenty ASTC-member museums, along with their afterschool partners, will be selected to receive a $1,500 minigrant to develop and host a STEM-related event for the 2014 Lights On Afterschool celebration.

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After School STEM-tastic Blog Post #9

Check out Region 3's new STEM-Tastic Blog Post. This article showcases the importance of the sun and renewable energy. Students look into the engineering aspect of utilizing the sun, and the physics behind rockets. In addition, this blog's STEM articles cover topics such as technology and women in STEM. Look out for the upcoming events, and grant deadlines mentioned as well.

Click here to read the After School STEM-tastic Blog Post #9!

CREEC Network

the California Regional Enviornmental Education Community website can help you find grants, professional development and student learning opportunities on the California Department of Education’s new and improved way for teachers to connect to exploratory, place-based, and environmental education instruction for students from pre-K through high school!

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American Honda Foundation STEM Grants

Nonprofit organizations and schools are eligible to apply for up to $75,000 funding to support the teaching of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, as well as environmental projects, job training, and literacy programs. There are four submission deadlines throughout the year: February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1. 

Learn more and apply for American Honda Foundation Grants here.

After School Innovator Awards

The Afterschool Alliance and MetLife Foundation are seeking innovative and potentially lesser known afterschool programs that excel at engaging middle schoolers. Nominate an afterschool program for a chance to win one of five $10,000 MetLife Foundation Afterschool Innovator Awards. Additionally, winners and other notable nominees will be featured in a special series of Afterschool Alliance issue briefs.  Submission deadline: October 14, 2013.

Nominate a program in one of our four issue areas:

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