image001The Biogen Foundation created a micro-grant program to promote science in NC called “Ignite the Power of STEM.”

Teachers of K-12 students may apply for grants up to $2,000, and schools may apply for grants up to $5,000. The Biogen Foundation will award $135,000 in total. Grants may be used to promote science literacy in innovation, bring new and exciting hands-on experiences, encourage equal access to STEM and inspire students to pursue STEM careers.

Grant applications must be submitted before Jan. 15 at 5 p.m. Applications can be found on the Biogen website and on the North Carolina Community Foundation website. NCCFwill administer the online grant process.