Gearing Up 4 STEM is thrilled to announce our next release of available funds to support STEM education in Northern Nevada! 

What: These funds are available to all educators (K-12) with the specific use to be towards STEM education. This includes any education regarding Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematics. The funds can be used towards resources needed such as supplies, speakers, training, professional development, and curriculum. 

Amount: Educators can apply for up to $500, keeping in mind $250 is more likely to be funded.

Who is Eligible to Apply: All educators in the following counties of Northern Nevada – Humboldt, Elko, Eureka, White Pine, Lander, Pershing, Churchill, Mineral, Washoe, Storey, Carson City, Lyon, Douglas

Applications Due: December 15th, 2023

Awardees Announced By: December 18th, 2023
Funds Dispersed: December 19th, 2023
Application suggestions: We recommend using the Funding Application Template to complete the five paragraph responses below. This will allow you to save your work, check your word limit, and better check for grammar and spelling mistakes. In addition, please adhere to the word limits set below. (See image here for downloading the google doc)
PLEASE NOTEIf multiple classrooms are seeking funding for the same project, do not submit duplicate applications. Submit one application per project and use the application to define number of students/classrooms impacted as well as list partnering teachers in the “Key Personnel” section.
If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact us at

    Please check the box if you have received funding from Gearing up 4 STEM in the past.

    Please check the box to agree to the conditions that recipients of these funds agree to provide feedback (pictures, post write-up, certificate, etc) within 6 months of funding to report back the success of the funds. The recipient also agrees to allow Gearing Up 4 STEM to use the supplied feedback for use for marketing or on social media.

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