Are you ready to impact youth in your community? Do you seek to inspire innovation and empower young minds through experiential learning? The FIRST® STEM Equity Community Innovation Grant aims to fulfill these visions and is now accepting applications.

This grant is newly designed to support school districts with high-poverty schools in providing greater access to quality STEM experiences for targeted students (under served, underrepresented and vulnerable youth) in their communities across the U.S.

Please note that the funding period begins in July 2019 and concludes on June 30, 2020. Up to 15 schools and communities will receive grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000. Detailed information about how to apply, critical deadlines, and qualifications can be found in the Request for Proposal document.

The grant is made possible as part of the FIRST Equity, Diversity & Inclusion initiative with generous support from our sponsors: Apple, Arconic Foundation, Qualcomm, Bosch, Caterpillar, Cisco, Cognizant, The Dow Chemical Company, Fidelity Charitable, GM, GitHub, John Deere, Verizon, individuals, and anonymous donors. 

Learn more and apply today. Notice of intent is due November 4, 2018.