Agency: Nat’l Aeronautic and Space Admin.; Program: 2017 Competitive Program for Science Museums, Planetariums and NASA Visitors Centers (CP4SMPVC)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (CFDA Number: 43.008) (Funding Opportunity Number: NNH17ZHA0002N); Eligibility: Governments or nonprofits which partner with K-12 schools or districts, youth-serving organizations or colleges; Funding: $20 million for 10 awards (no match required); Deadline: June 14.
Summary: Grants support projects that feature NASA-themed content in space exploration, aeronautics, space science, earth science, or microgravity, or a combination of these topics. The funding program seeks to provide authentic STEM engagement and/or professional development opportunities for informal and formal educators that provide experiential authentic STEM opportunities that encourage innovation, critical thinking and problem solving skills. Specifically, projects must support the learner experience through appropriate connections to state and local needs, STEM learning systems and effective engagement across classrooms and out-of-school settings