Innovation Fund

Applications are now being accepted through October 8, 2018. CLICK HERE to apply!

A goal of the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council (Iowa STEM Council) is to support research based STEM education proven to promote, inspire and engage youth in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) activities and to introduce youth and their parents to careers through STEM.

In support of that goal, the Innovation Fund is a financial resource available to organizations with ideas for innovative STEM programs and serves as an incubator for new STEM Scale-Up programming. Programs wishing to be selected for the Iowa STEM Scale-Up program menu will be evaluated through the STEMworks database.

Important Dates:

  • Application opens September 4, 2018
  • Application closes October 8, 2018
  • Awards announced in early January

CLICK HERE to view the Innovation Fund Rubric