Subject: STEM, Education, Youth Development, Education Technology
"Lockheed Martin provides generous funding to STEM education outreach activities for students from elementary school through college. We are committed to supporting programs, events and campaigns that focus on student achievement, teacher development, and gender and ethnic diversity.
Some of these programs include:
- 4-H Robotics: Curriculum and Clubs — A program that seeks to help young people develop their engineering and technology passion and proficiency through new, high-quality robotics curricula, use of digital technologies, robotics clubs, and competitions.
- Great Minds in STEM (GMIS) — Students participating in GMIS’ Viva Technology program experience a day filled with fun, hands-on STEM-focused activities.
- Girls Inc. — Our pilot program connects Lockheed Martin volunteers with girls ages 9-12 to strengthen their interest and confidence in pursuing STEM education and careers.
- National Geographic Society — Lockheed Martin is working with National Geographic to develop STEM-focused film “edutainment” projects that reach teachers and students with multi-media classroom activities, teachers’ guides, and White Board and Smartboard content.
- Project Lead The Way (PLTW) — Out partnership supports PLTW's Launch, Gateway, and Engineering programs, which are used in K-12 schools across the United States."
Funder: Lockheed Martin
Eligibility: Organizations must "have a non-profit tax exempt classification under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code, or equivalent international non-profit classification, or be a public elementary/secondary school, or be a qualifying US-based institute of higher education."