The National Science Foundation (NSF) offers funding through their Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science – also know as NSF INCLUDES. They seek bold and innovative approaches to solving the complex issues of equity and inclusion in all aspects of the field of STEM education and careers.
The long-term goal of NSF INCLUDES is to support innovative models, networks, partnerships, technical capabilities and research that will enable the U.S. science and engineering workforce to thrive by ensuring that traditionally underrepresented and underserved groups are represented in percentages comparable to their representation in the U.S. population.
Institutes of higher education, school districts, and non-profit organizations are all eligible for NSF INCLUDES.
Preliminary proposals are due February 14, 2017 and the full proposal deadline is May 16, 2017. For more information on the program and for details on how to apply, visit the NSF INCLUDES website.