Sponsored by National Girls Collaborative Project
Eligibility: Public, Private, Charter, Other (including homeschool, 501 (c)(3) organizations)
Award(s): Minigrants up to $1,000 are awarded.
Deadline(s): Minigrants are awarded year-round, with application deadlines determined by state or regional collaboratives.
Focus: Engineering, STEM/STEAM/STREAM, Technology Education/Computer Science, Underserved Populations/At Risk
Grade Level(s): K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Content Area(s): Mathematics, Science
Themes and Skills: Collaboration, Communication, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Innovation, Problem Solving
Description: The National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP) supports girl-serving programs focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to address gaps and overlaps in service and share exemplary practices. Minigrants are awarded as seed funding for projects that encourage girls to pursue STEM-related educational programs and careers, and are intended to promote cooperation between existing girl-serving programs. Preference is given to applications for innovative activities and that involve first-time collaboration between the applicant organizations.
Eligible applicants are organizations with a registered and approved program in NGCP’s Connectory prior to submitting the grant request. State or regional members of NGCP offer minigrants on their own schedules. Interested organizations should review the application guidelines on the NGCP website and check their state or regional collaborative for opportunities. A map of state and local collaboratives is available at ngcproject.org/find.
Contact: National Girls Collaborative
4616 25th Ave. NE #248
Seattle, WA 98105
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (For questions)