Tech Savvy Conference Grant

2019-2020 AAUW MN TECH SAVVY CONFERENCE GRANT INFORMATION

AAUW has a long history of taking action to increase women’s and girls’ opportunities and interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the classroom to Capitol Hill. In support of the AAUW mission of advancing equity for women and girls, AAUW developed the Tech Savvy conference. The purpose of the conference is to encourage girls to participate in STEM related activities and inform parents about STEM education and careers.

THERE ARE TWO APPLICATIONS PERIODS FOR THE TECH SAVVY CONFERENCE GRANT

APPLICATION DUE AUGUST 23, 2019 …………………….…….AMOUNT AVAILABLE $5,000 APPLICATION DUE NOVEMBER 15, 2019 ……………….…….AMOUNT AVAILABLE $2,500 A total of $7,500 has been approved for competitive grants to host an AAUW Tech Savvy Conference. Both small and large grant requests will be considered but no grant will be greater than $2,500. Funds not allocated in August will transfer to November. If applications exceed funding in August, applications not accepted will be considered in November.

To better understand what is expected in a Tech Savvy conference, it is recommended reading the AAUW, “How to Host a STEM Program in Your Community” and “STEMpack: Host an AAUW Tech Savvy” available on the AAUW web site. The FORMAT for the 2019-2020 MN Tech Savvy Conference Grant identifies the requirements for the grant.

Recipients will be notified within three weeks after the due date if they have received a grant. The recipients will be recognized at the 2020 state convention. AAUW MN anticipates that the Tech Savvy Conference will be completed by August 1, 2020.

The FORMAT for the COMPLETED TECH SAVVY CONFERENCE GRANT REPORT identifies what information all grant recipients must complete. This report is due two weeks after the project is completed.

2019-2020 Tech Savvy Grant