|Grant Year||Amount||Program Name||Program Area||Description|
|2016||$15,000||Conservation in the City||conservation||Learn more|
Annually, more than 45,000 students and teachers visit on school trips. The Science Center will offer conservation-based education experiences in a new outdoor setting to visiting school groups. Through this program, free conservation-based programming will be provided to students from MNPS schools with greater than 50% economically disadvantaged.
Art2STEM introduces middle school girls to Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) careers by tapping into their natural attraction to art. This strategy is tipping the scale for middle school girls, taking them from little interest in STEM careers to enrollment in STEM academies in high school.