STEM Education Grants Program for Women and Girls of Color

F5 STEM Education Grants is now open for Women and Girls of Color to build the pipeline of tomorrow’s female changemakers and future leaders through their science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) Education.

At F5, they believe that world-changing ideas should not be limited by an individual’s gender, race, nationality, or socio-economic status. Grants by investing in programs to increase access to STEM education and career opportunities for girls and women of color.

Grant Details

Those served through the funding must be majority (>50%) women of color and/or girls of color

  • Grant funding is unrestricted
  • Grant amount is a one-time $50,000 USD grant
  • Nonprofits in all countries are eligible for funding
  • There are no reporting requirements for this grant

Eligibility Criteria

  • The nonprofit must be in operation as a legally registered charitable organization defined by the country in which they operate or fiscally sponsored by a legally registered charitable organization for at least 3 years.
  • The nonprofit’s focus must be on increasing access, capacity building, career development, or other related work with the goal of increasing representation of women of color in STEM education, especially the technology sector.
  • Those served through the grant funding must be majority (>50%) women of color and/or girls of color. Examples of past grants can be found here.
  • Organizations must have a website.
  • For nonprofits based outside of the United States, an Enhanced Expenditure Responsibility (EER) process will be conducted by F5’s international grantmaking partner, CAF America. Funding will be contingent on the successful completion and approval of the EER process. F5 will cover the cost of the EER fees.
  • Organization s that have written policies that actively discriminate on one’s sexual orientation or gender identity are not eligible to receive a grant.