Wireless, STEM, and Radio Technology Education Project Grants – $3000 – accepted year-round

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January 3, 2022
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January 3, 2022

Sponsored by The Alfred E. Friend, Jr., W4CF, Educational Activities Fund of the American Radio Relay League Foundation

Eligibility:            Public, Private, Charter, Other (including homeschool, 501 (c)(3) organizations)

Award(s):           Grants up to $3,000 are awarded.

Deadline(s):       Applications are accepted year-round.

Focus:   Engineering, Professional Development, STEM/STEAM/STREAM, Technology Education/Computer Science, Technology Equipment/Devices

Grade Level(s):  3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Higher Ed, Adult

Content Area(s):             Mathematics, Science

Themes and Skills:          Collaboration, Communication

State(s):              National

Description:       The Alfred E. Friend, Jr., W4CF, Educational Activities Fund provides annual grants for educational programs and activities of amateur radio organizations, with special emphasis on projects involving youth and teacher development. Eligible projects include explorations and ongoing education related to wireless; science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); and radio technology. Preference is given to applicants with local radio club participation and supported by community fundraising. The fund is administered by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation. Organizations with a focus on educating, licensing, and supporting amateur radio activities are eligible to apply. Youth-based projects and initiatives are encouraged. Applications must be submitted online

Contact:              ARRL Foundation

225 Main St.

Newington, CT 06111-1400

Phone: 860.594.0200

Email: foundation@arrl.org

Website:             http://www.arrl.org/arrl-foundation-special-funds