Mini-grants are awarded to girl-serving Science, Technology,
Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) focused programs to support
collaboration, assessment activities, and projects related to addressing
gaps and overlaps in service, and sharing best practices.
Numerous organizations provide valuable but uncoordinated activities and support
services related to motivating and supporting girls’ interest in STEM careers.
These mini-grants are designed to build collaboration between existing programs
and organizations in order to encourage girls to pursue STEM-related educational
programs and careers.
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
- To access the mini-grant application you must login to the Program
- The mini-grant application will take approximately 5 – 10
minutes to complete. You may wish to review all four pages of the
application and prepare your answers in advance, as there is not
a save function on this application.
The application consists of four pages.
Page 1: Your Program – select your program from a drop-down
menu that draws from the Program Directory. If you have more than
one program in the directory, you will select the program associated
with this mini-grant application. This will be the lead program on
Page 2: Collaborating Programs – select one or more programs
that you will be collaborating with on the mini-grant project. These
programs will appear on a drop-down menu that draws from the Program
Directory. Collaborating programs cannot be from your organization,
but must be programs from other organizations.
Page 3: Project Details – provide information on project title,
project manager, description, goals, assessment, etc.
Page 4: Project Budget – provide itemized budget and matching
funds if applicable.