Eight Ways to Land K-12 STEM Funding

Funding for science, technology, engineering and mathematics education (STEM) is one of the most active and growing fields of philanthropy. This article will give you a packed synopsis of some of the main avenues to K-12 STEM funding, including eight main approaches that frequently attract funds, and links to funders throughout.
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Meet the Carnegie Corporation's New Point Person on Teachers

Urban school districts across the country have struggled to recruit great teachers into high-needs schools and ensure their success. The Carnegie Corporation of New York has long worked on this challenge, and now the foundation has new firepower in this area, recruiting a serious heavy-hitter as their new Program Director for Teaching and Human Capital Management.
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Can the Carnegie Corporation of New York Help Reinvent High Schools?

Carnegie isn't interested in helping high schools merely survive the Common Core. It wants to seize on this coming tsunami to make big changes on how high schools work and help these schools truly thrive. That's an ambitious agenda, but then Carnegie has some deep pockets.
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Funders Seek K-12 Innovations; Status Quo Need Not Apply

Funders large and small are looking to educators, researchers, nonprofits, and advocacy organizations to come forward with innovative ideas that will, in the words of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, “do school differently.” For supporting educational innovations, Carnegie, the Ford Foundation, and the MacArthur Foundation are among the most prominent funders.
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