Google RISE Awards – Grants to Promote Computer Science Education for Girls and Underrepresented Minorities

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Subject: Education, Education Technology, Youth Development, Race/Ethnicity, Gender | Deadline: Application period begins Aug. 18. Deadline unspecified.

"Google RISE Awards support organizations across the globe that:

  • Promote Computer Science (CS) education
  • Reach girls, underrepresented minorities, and students who face socio-economic barriers"

Funder:  Google
Eligibility: "Organizations are eligible to apply if they have a(n):

  • Emphasis on CS programs: We fund CS organizations that currently run extracurricular computer science programs or STEM organizations looking to start a computer science outreach program.
  • Focus on girls, minorities, low-income students: Programs must target girls and/or underrepresented minority students up to the age of 18. Awards are not open to programs targeting students already enrolled in university or above.
  • Regional reach with potential to scale: Programs should have regional reach (city, county or state) with the potential to scale nationally and collaborate internationally with similarly focused organizations.
  • New program: Previous RISE awardees may apply if adding a new dimension to former programs or launching a new CS program."

Amount:  $10,000 - $50,000.
Contact: Link.