Foundation / Corporation
NASA South Dakota Space Grant Consortium (SDSGC)
Grants to South Dakota institutions, agencies, IHEs, and Funding Source affiliates for STEM education projects. Priority is given to projects that align with the following education areas: K-12 teacher education, STEM projects for typically underrepresented populations, and undergraduate STEM education. The goal of the program is to fund worthy projects that align with NASA research priorities and/or areas of interest, and show potential to develop into long-term, sustainable programs.
The vision of the SDSGC is to expand opportunities for all South Dakotans through education, research, and public service in the fields of aerospace, earth, and space science. As the link between NASA and the citizens of South Dakota, SDSGC's mission is to instill the spirit of exploration and discovery in students and educators and in the general public, with a special focus on the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) that are essential for the development of the nation’s workforce.
Description of Project Innovation Grant solicitation: To identify and stimulate new educational capabilities in the state, the SD Space Grant Consortium (SDSGC) is soliciting proposals for its Project Innovation Grant (PIG) program.
Objective of PIGs: Provide seed funding for meritorious projects that:
Preference will be given to proposals that:
GrantWatch ID#: 184805
- One-year projects may request between $1,000 - $40,000
- Two-year projects may request between $1,000 - $80,000
These funds may be used to fund one-year or two-year PIG projects as follows:
- One Year Projects: Feb. 23, 2021 through Feb. 22, 2022
- Two Year Projects: Feb. 23, 2021 through Feb. 22, 2023
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit proposals and direct questions to:
SDSGC Deputy Director Tom Durkin
501 E. St. Joseph Street
Rapid City, SD 57701-3995
USA: South Dakota
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