In Q2 2022, our foundation awarded 30 grants totaling over $12.5 million dollars. Of these, 13 grants were new and 17 were renewals. This post highlights just some of the many organizations we’re proud to support.
To support teachers and address Covid learning loss, a multitude of stakeholders and strategies must be leveraged. Uchenna Ezibe explores how afterschool, summer, and other out-of-school time STEM organizations can partner with schools and districts to promote positive academic and social-emotional outcomes for children.
Perspectives: Out-of-School STEM Programs Inspire, Empower, and Engage Children. Here's What K-12 Can Learn from Them.
Gemma Lenowitz and Britt Magneson of NIHF write about why out-of-school STEM programs are a prime way to build the next generation of resilient, creative, problem-solving, solution-finding, inspired, and innovative students—and teachers.
This summer presents a unique opportunity to both re-engage disconnected students and help those who have fallen behind get to grade level. In this post, we spotlight four organizations that take diverse evidence-based approaches to summer STEM, all focused on student engagement, social emotional learning, and STEM mindset development.
A look back on what we've seen and learned as a Foundation over the past 12 months, with a particular emphasis on the work our grantees have done to ensure that children, families, and educators had as much support as possible given the barriers to learning in 2020.