Greening STEM for Educators Grant

Greening STEM for Educators Grant 

NEEF, with major funding support from the Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas (MCFA), is offering a total of $7,000 in funding for teachers, after-school programs and nature organizations for projects that support Greening STEM.

Through these grants, NEEF will support educators who are leading the way in Greening STEM education and provide support for continued development and innovation of school programs and projects connecting STEM with environmental education.

  • Application Deadline: 11:59pm CT Thursday, October 8, 2015. All applications must be submitted through NEEF's online grants management system.
  • Average Grant Amount: Grant amounts will range from $500 – $1,000.
  • Allowable Expenses: Grants funds can be used to cover costs associated with delivering programs (e.g., curriculum/materials development, field trips, program supplies, transportation, professional development, etc.), as long as the result of the funding creates lasting impact beyond the single event/use.

Please review the Request for Proposals for more information.

Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith is Director of Technology for the College of Education and Human Services at Utah State University. In that role, he also directs The Adele & Dale Young Education Technology Center (The YETC) located in room 170 of the Education Building on Utah State University's Logan campus. The YETC is a combination student open­access computer facility, a K­12 curriculum materials library, a NASA Educator Resource Center for Utah, and a technology training center. Nathan served eight years (2004­2012) on the Board of Directors for the Utah Coalition for Education Technology (UCET) He was re­elected in 2014 to serve another two year term on the board. A former elementary school teacher, Nathan has taught students every age from young children to senior citizens. He has had the opportunity beginning in 2011 to train international high school teachers from all over the world about technology in education, through the U.S. State

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