STEM Philanthropy

Investing in Lasting Impact

Preparing The Leaders of Tomorrow

As a non-profit, Battelle reinvests every year in the communities where our employees live and work. Our grants help close gaps in STEM programming to reach underserved students. Because the next generation of STEM talent will be tasked with solving the world’s most pressing issues, we’re committed to fostering young learners and preparing them to be the leaders of tomorrow.

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Out-of-Classroom Learning


Every year, Battelle supports non-profit organizations in creating or expanding innovative, informal K-12 STEM education programs. That includes great learning opportunities outside of the classroom at museums, libraries, zoos, and other community centers. We are deeply proud of this expanding part of our philanthropy strategy.

Applications are now open for the 2024 Central Ohio STEM Grant. Proposals are due March 26, 2024 by 11:59 PM (EST). We are seeking to fund programs that:

  1. Increases opportunities for engaging students — particularly those who might otherwise not have the opportunities — to participate in STEM programming.
  2. Integrates STEM subjects in out-of-school — summer, evenings, weekends — time.
  3. Demonstrates potential for sustainability.  

Applicants should review the RFP (New funding or Continued funding). A complete folder of all materials is posted here, including an application preview and budget template. 

Central Ohio STEM Grant

We believe that quality STEM education is the best way for children to develop the knowledge and skills they need to succeed. One of the key ways we fund STEM education is the Central Ohio STEM Grant.

This competitive grant will fund 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization to develop or expand innovative, informal K-12 STEM education programs that provide creative, out-of-classroom learning opportunities in Central Ohio, particularly to underserved students. Central Ohio is defined as Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Madison, Pickaway, and Union counties.
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Past Awards From the Battelle STEM Grant Program


At Battelle, we believe that quality STEM education is the best way for children to develop the knowledge and skills they need to succeed. The Battelle STEM Grant Program is aimed at expanding high-quality STEM education programs and making STEM learning more accessible.

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