Education Application

Boston Scientific Foundation

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Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Next anticipated deadline: Jul 1, 2020

Later anticipated deadlines: Sep 1, 2021

Applicant type: Indigenous Group Government Entity Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in California: Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Los Angeles County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County Show all

Location of residency: Counties in California: Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Los Angeles County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County Show all

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Overview:

The Boston Scientific Foundation’s mission is to improve health and open up educational opportunities for economically disadvantaged persons, with an emphasis on communities where Boston Scientific employees live and work in the United States.

Education

The Foundation supports programs focused on improving STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) educational opportunities and academic development for K-12 students who are economically disadvantaged.

Grants to benefit economically disadvantaged in education programs is defined as programs with

  • Minimum of 50% of program participants at 185% of poverty or lower OR
  • Funding directed to participants at 185% of poverty or lower 

Funding of grants is limited, and submission of an application (even one that meets our stated criteria) does not guarantee that a grant will be made to your organization. The Boston Scientific Foundation receives hundreds of applications for grant support, not all of which can be funded.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Organizations must be recognized by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt entity [501(c) (3)], or a public school or agency that meets our Foundation’s primary goal of improving health and opening up educational opportunities for economically disadvantaged persons.
  • All submissions must target the needs of economically disadvantaged populations within 30 miles of the geographies listed below.
    • Massachusetts (Cambridge, Marlborough or Quincy)
    • Indiana (Spencer)
    • Minnesota (Twin Cities)
    • California (San Jose, Valencia)
  • To qualify for a Boston Scientific Foundation grant, you must also certify that your organization does not discriminate in who you serve or who you hire on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state, or local law requiring equal opportunity.
  • You also must certify that your organization does not advocate, support, or practice activities that discriminate with regard to any of the aforementioned protected classes.

Ineligibility:

  • We are currently not accepting grant requests where the for fund dollars go towards stipends for program participation.
  • The Boston Scientific Foundation does not support:
  • Medical research, educational seminars, conferences, or symposia
    • Post-market research studies
    • Fellowships
    • In-Kind Donations (product, etc.)
    • Capital campaigns
    • Endowment fund drives
    • Fundraising events such as walks, runs, golf tournaments and dinners
    • Requests for general operating funds
    • Individuals
    • Faith-based organizations or clubs, unless funds will be used to support programs that are open to the public and/or directly serve the public interest
    • Political campaigns, fraternal or lobbying groups
    • Organizations outside the US