Apply for mini-grant to support girls in STEM
The National Girls Collaborative Project announces that the application process for Mini-grants supporting girl-serving STEM programs in Ohio is now open! Deadline: March 14, 2011.
Proposal applications are being accepted for consideration by Ohio girl-serving programs and projects to help expand the participation and success of girls and young women in STEM.
Projects must begin April 15, 2011, or later and be completed by August 31, 2011, to be eligible.
Mini-grants will be awarded to girl-serving science, technology, engineering, medicine and mathematics (STEM) focused programs to support collaboration, address gaps and overlaps in service, and share promising practices.
Projects must relate to either informal learning or evaluation and assessment. Mini-grants are a small amount of seed funding and are not intended to fully fund entire projects.The maximum mini-grant award is $1000.
These mini-grants are designed to build collaboration between existing programs and organizations in order to support girls in their pursuit of STEM-related educational programs and careers. If you have a program registered you can begin a Mini-Grant Application. Registration is free but is required. Click on Register a Program to do so and for access to free resources.
In order to apply for a mini-grant:
- At least two programs from different organizations must collaborate on the mini-grant project.
- All programs/organizations collaborating on the mini-grant must be registered in the Program Directory. You can find the Directory at www.ngcproject.org.
- The applicant must identify one of her/his programs to be the lead program.
- The project must relate to either informal learning or evaluation and assessment.
At least one of the collaborating programs must be located in Ohio.