- Program Education
- Program Area Advancing Afterschool
- Grant Amount $1,000,000
- Grant Period June 1, 2018–February 29, 2020
- Location San Diego, CA, United States
- Geographic Focus United States
About this grant
This grant seeks to increase the availability of informal science education for students through afterschool and summer learning programs. Specifically, this grant will support the STEM Next Opportunity Fund to: 1) support the statewide afterschool networks in data collection and quality improvement efforts toincrease the availability of STEM afterschool programs; 2) educate leaders at the local, state, and national levels on the importance of STEM afterschool programming; 3) support technical assistance to the state networks in the area of STEM programming and evaluation; 4) engage networks to scale impactful and exemplar STEM programming; and 5) develop STEM content and curriculum.