100Kin10 launched in 2011 to pool ideas and funding for STEM teacher training. It just secured a big round of support, and released a new guide to what’s impeding progress.
HHMI is making $24 million in grants to schools that take a variety of approaches to increasing diversity in STEM subjects, with an eye on issues of belonging among students. What's the logic, here?
Companies are embracing a more integrated approach to giving that taps into their unique assets and keeps an eye on the long-term bottom line. GM is the latest big corporate funder to make the shift.
Tech giving has been on the rise in Chicago, as this sector continues to ramp its presence in the Windy City and engages more in the local philanthropy scene. Here's the latest development.
The 49ers Foundation is involved in a partnership with Chevron, which is a powerhouse in the area of STEM education. What's this work all about?
If you attended a liberal arts institution, and then made millions in the science and technology sector, it's not surprising that you might want to see your alma mater step up its game in the sciences.
Surviving financial turmoil, Miami’s new Museum of Science is finally open, with $305 million in public and private funding. What are some of the takeaways from its traumatic creation?
The tech giant's revamped philanthropic arm is on a mission to “Empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.” Which means what, exactly?
Science may be under attack in D.C., but work continues to connect scientists with policymakers. Moore is funding efforts to replicate a successful program to do this in the states states and beyond.
HHMI is one of the country’s largest private funders of research, also channeling major support to science education. A new program backs the Associated Press to boost its science coverage.
A D.C. consulting firm is partnering with Howard University to upskill students in the field of cybersecurity. That's the good news. The bad news? Partnerhips like this one are still an anomaly.
Each year, two Lasker Awards go to leading medical researchers, with a third category that’s more of a wild card. This year it went to a veteran biochemist for his powerful work in STEM education.
Jeffrey Dean is one of the unsung heroes of Google’s success, and kind of a living legend in the tech community. He and his wife’s nascent philanthropy is targeting the stark lack of diversity in his field.
Philanthropy serving rural areas is lacking, and one thing that could really use some help is STEM education. One corporate foundation in Illinois just launched a pilot program to address the problem.
MassMutual is giving big to data science and cybersecurity at UMass. It's part of its efforts to strengthen the region’s workforce, and get a leg up in the data-driven future of insurance.
The James Dyson Award is a cool platform for elevating inventive young minds. But Dyson’s giving extends to other STEM efforts, like a new university facility that’s more like a makerspace than a classroom.