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Grants to West Virginia Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs
and K-12 Schools to Improve STEM Education

Agency Type:

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Funding Source:

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West Virginia Science and Research (WVSR)

Deadline Date:

03/31/20

Description:

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Grants to West Virginia nonprofits, government agencies, four-year colleges and universities, community and technical colleges, and private and public K-12 schools for projects that improve STEM education. Projects typically funded include sponsorship of technical or scientific conferences, camps, or workshops, and travel to scientific conferences.

The request for proposals is intentionally flexible. West Virginia Science and Research (WVSR) does not want to limit the creativity of the submissions. Ultimately, the Foundation seeks proposals that have the potential to build scientific strength in West Virginia. Projects typically funded include but are not limited to travel to scientific conferences, and sponsorship of scientific or technical conferences, camps or workshops.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 187005

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$40,000

Number of Grants:

8-10

Estimated Size of Grant:

Maximum funding per award is up to $5,000.

Term of Contract:

Award period is less than one year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility:
- Organization: All four-year colleges and universities in West Virginia, West Virginia Community and Technical colleges, West Virginia private and public K-12 schools, non-profit organizations that are tax-exempt under Internal Revenue Service code 501(c)(3) or a governmental agency.
- Principal Investigator (PI) Eligibility: Full-time faculty from four-year colleges and universities in West Virginia and faculty from West Virginia Community and Technical Colleges, principals from West Virginia private and public K-12 schools, directors of non-profit organizations or agency heads of a governmental agency.
- Limit on Proposals: No institution, organization or agency may submit more than two (2) proposals per year.

Pre-Application Information:

Request for Proposals Deadline: March 31, 2020, or until funding is exhausted.

Proposals must be submitted via the Grant Opportunity (GO!) system. To apply, you must be registered as a GO! user. For information on registering, see Supporting Documents below.

Award Information
- Type of Award: typically cost reimbursable
- Anticipated Award Date: varies
- Cost Share Requirement: none

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Proposals must be submitted via the Grant Opportunity (GO!) system at http://wvresearch.org/go2/.

For questions, please contact the program officer:
Dr. Jan R. Taylor, Director
West Virginia Science & Research | WV Higher Education Policy Commission
jan.taylor@wvresearch.org
(304) 558-4128 x 3

For technical assistance or help using GO!, please contact:
Dr. Jack Smith, Cyberinfrastructure Coordinator
West Virginia Science & Research | WV Higher Education Policy Commission
jack.smith@wvresearch.org

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