Who We Are
What We Do
"You see their projects and think: These kids are going to change the world."
— Denise Signorelli, Ph.D.
Who We Are
Providing small grants to innovative nonprofit organizations led by social entrepreneurs and to teachers leading students in scientific research to expand STEM experiences and student research opportunities for young people.
Please read below for more information about these two grants opportunities, offered to innovative organizations and science research teachers. The Society awards grants of up to $5,000 for both the Action and the Research Grant programs. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and funds will be distributed three times per year.
The Spring application deadline is Monday, May 8, 2017. Interested applicants may apply here by the deadline.
The Society aims to fund innovative organizations that support community based STEM projects, and whose work supports our mission. The Society’s prestigious middle and high school STEM competitions, and the award-winning journalism produced by our Science News media group, have lead countless individuals toward STEM fields over the past 75 years.
The Society is interested in supporting organizations that:
The Society was proud to sponsor these incredible organizations in 2016:
The Society aims to support school-based science research programs, by providing one-time grants to teachers who are leading students in authentic research projects.
Grants may be put towards:
Preference will be given to: