STEM Education and Job/Career Training for Youth with Disabilities Program Grants

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Subject: Education, STEM, Youth w/Disabilities, Job/Career Training
Deadline: June 15, 2017

“Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation (MEAF) supports innovative projects that help youth with disabilities develop the leadership and employment skills they need to succeed, particularly for careers in science, technology, engineering, arts & design, and mathematics (STEAM). MEAF will also consider projects to create tools that help break down barriers to employment and increase job opportunities for young people with disabilities entering the workforce, including returning veterans with disabilities. MEAF supports projects from 501(c)(3) organizations that:

  • Develop youth leadership & employment skills, particularly in STEAM fields, and/or create tools for employers that help break down barriers and increase employment opportunities for youth and veterans with disabilities
  • Present an innovative approach that leads to measurable employment outcomes for youth with disabilities
  • Are national in scope, or model projects that have a definite plan for national dissemination and replication
  • Support U.S. youth with disabilities as the main beneficiary, or young veterans with disabilities transitioning to civilian life
  • Promote the full-inclusion of youth with disabilities alongside their peers without disabilities, and promote inclusive, competitive employment practices
  • Have a well-defined evaluation, dissemination and replication plan.”

Funder: Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation (MEAF)
Eligibility: “MEAF supports projects from 501(c)(3) organizations.”
Amount: $10,000 – $75,000
Contact: Link. 

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