STEM Innovation Grant

Colocation America

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Anticipated deadline: May 1, 2021 11:59pm PDT

Grant amount: US $1,500 - US $7,500

Fields of work: STEM Education

Applicant type: Government Entity, Nonprofit

Funding uses: Project / Program, Education / Outreach

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: United States

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Colocation America proudly supports the development and integration of STEM learning opportunities for youth in the communities we serve. One of the ways we support these activities is by funding innovative Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) youth programs. Youth organizations and K-12 educators with STEM programming may apply and be awarded upwards of $7,500 for their new or reoccurring program.

Purpose of Grant

The STEM Innovation Grant was created to fund programs that inspire and encourage K-12 students to pursue their interest and curiosity in STEM.

Eligible Programs:

Our STEM Grant Selection Committee is looking to fund programs or projects that offer students:

  • An innovative (i.e. unique) approach to learning STEM
  • Developmentally-appropriate STEM curriculum and/or resources
  • Activities that support a real-life application of STEM knowledge

We support funding innovative pilot programs as well as long-proven STEM programs around the U.S.

Please note, 4-10 grants will be awarded (the max awarded will be $7,500).

Funds awarded through the grant may be used to in the following ways:

  • Tools/Equipment
  • Stipends for Staff
  • Field trips
  • Travel expenses (e.g. buses)
  • Curriculum Development and/or Curriculum Purchase
  • Professional Development

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


  • Eligible Organizations/Schools:
    • Nonprofit Charitable Organizations classified as a 501(c)(3) public charity by the Internal Revenue Service.
    • Public School Districts, Private/Public Elementary, and/or Secondary Schools with STEM-specific programming.
  • Please note, the grant must be written for a program/project that serves K-12 students within the U.S.


  • The following are not supported by this grant:
    • Meals/Refreshments
    • Conference Fees