STEAM Funders

The STEAM Funders supports education and training that contributes to a workforce pipeline trained in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, with strong creativity and interpersonal skills.

Established in July 2016, the STEAM Funders maintain strong connections to the San Diego STEM Ecosystem Initiative spearheaded by Fleet Science Center and also explore other opportunities to contribute to this field. In 2017, they identified women/girls and students of color as their primary focus and began to work with the Women in STEM working group to which they made a general operating support grant. In 2018, the STEAM Funders goals are to: support the San Diego STEM Ecosystem Initiative through funding to the Women in STEM working group; build connections with regional STEAM nonprofits through a “meet the funders” gathering; and continue to network among one another and seek opportunities to co-fund projects and organizations.

Active grantmaking: Women in STEM

Deadline: Invitation only

According to the National Science Foundation [https://nsf.gov/statistics/2016/nsb20161/#/], women make up half of the total U.S. college-educated workforce, but just 29 percent of the science and engineering workforce. Funding by the STEAM Funders to the STEM Ecosystem Initiative Women in STEM working group [http://www.rhfleet.org/stem-ecosystem] supports their work to address this inequity in San Diego County.

 

STEAM Education Funders Members

Events

Jun132018
Collaborations
San Diego Grantmakers
12:00pm - 2:00pm
This is a meeting of the STEAM Funders, a collaboration facilitated by San Diego Grantmakers. STEAM meetings are open to all staff, trustees, and donors of SDG member organizations and eligible guests who are interested in Science, Technology,...
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Sep202018
Collaborations
SDGE Corporate Office (off of Balboa Avenue)
12:00pm - 2:00pm
This is a meeting of the STEAM Funders, a collaboration facilitated by San Diego Grantmakers. STEAM meetings are open to all staff, trustees, and donors of SDG member organizations and eligible guests who are interested in Science, Technology,...
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Dec112018
Collaborations
San Diego Grantmakers
12:00pm - 2:00pm
This is a meeting of the STEAM Funders, a collaboration facilitated by San Diego Grantmakers. STEAM meetings are open to all staff, trustees, and donors of SDG member organizations and eligible guests who are interested in Science, Technology,...
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Related Materials

Education Funders members may click here to access past meeting materials.

Education Funders meetings are open to all staff, donors and trustees of SDG member organizations. Upcoming meetings are listed on the SDG Event Calendar.

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