Funding & Awards
Deadline Looms for $75,000 STEM/STEAM Grant
The deadline for American
Honda Foundation’s STEM grant is fast approaching. Each year,
the organization awards grants of $20,000 to $75,000 for STEM and
STEAM education projects, with an average of 27 grants awarded
Schools, colleges and universities are among the organizations
eligible to apply for the grants.
There are three deadlines for submissions each year. The next
deadline is May 1, which is for organizations that have received a
grant from American Honda Foundation in the past. The next deadline
for new organizations is Aug. 1.
Priorities for the grants are “youth education, specifically in the
areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, the
environment, job training and literacy.” The program does not fund
the arts unless the program is integrated with STEM (STEAM).
to Honda, the types of projects that will be funded include those
Innovative and creative that propose untried methods which
ultimately may result in providing solutions to the complex
educational concerns currently facing the American society.
Broad in scope, intent, impact and outreach.
Possess a high potential for success with a relatively low incidence
of duplication of effort (i.e. other organizations administering the
Dedicated to improving the human condition of all mankind.
Operate from a position of financial and administrative soundness.
In urgent need of funding from a priority basis (not necessarily
financial need); i.e., the relative importance of the program or
project to the public.
According to the foundation, the average award is $45,000 for a
single-year funding cycle. A total of $37 million has been awarded to
Complete details, an eligibility quiz and an online application form
can be found at honda.com/community/applying-for-a-grant.