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The nation’s growing focus on STEM can be seen in both federal and corporate funding opportunities. Here are a few grants that can fuel your STEM programs.

Pathways to STEM Apprenticeship for High School Career & Technical Education Students Demonstration Program

Deadline: 7/17/18
Type: Federal
This federal grant supports state efforts to expand and improve the transition of high school CTE students to postsecondary education and employment through apprenticeships in STEM fields.

Check out this grant opportunity here.

Health and Science Innovation Challenge

Deadline: 7/31/18
Type: Corporate
This grant supports innovative projects that will improve healthcare outcomes or promote STEM disciplines. Activities must meet at least one of the following objectives: present a new tool, technology, or approach to solve a health challenge; or develop skills and knowledge in the STEM fields among K-12 or undergraduate students. Learn more about this grant here.

Dart Foundation Grant

Deadline: 8/15/18
Type: Foundation
Funding is intended for STEM projects, career and technical training in the skilled trades, as well as community service projects, with particular emphasis on programs that have a strong tangible or capital improvement need. Learn more here.

First Energy STEM Classroom Grants

Deadline: 9/21/18
Type: Corporate
This grant encourages original, inventive and creative classroom projects and teacher professional development in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects. Learn more about this grant here.

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