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STEM Grants For Teachers

thank you, teachers, for your applications!  2018 grants announcement coming soon! 

Academic success in the 21st century cannot be achieved without a keen appreciation for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. TEF in 2014 launched its STEM Initiative to assist teachers in providing exciting, engaging opportunities for students of all ages to explore these subjects and develop their proficiency and capability.

2018 APPLICATIONS are closed.

TEF STEM Initiative Grants provide funds to teachers at all grade levels support the following seven targeted programs that build curiosity, develop STEM knowledge and skills, involve parents, and encourage both individual and team endeavor:

After-school Engineering Clubs
CyberPatriots Coding Club
Hour of Code
Math Counts
Family STEM Night
Robotics
Science Olympiad
StellarXplorers

In 2017, sixty-five TUSD teachers received a total of $50,000 for qualifying STEM Initiative projects to be held during the 2017-2018 academic year, bringing the totals to date to 169 projects funded and $136,000 in grant funds awarded to teachers.

2018 Grants will be announced very shortly! 

Torrance Education Foundation
P.O. Box 1397
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 320-7232
info@TEF4Kids.org