Lockheed Martin STEM Classroom Grant Program

 
 
The Foundation for Orange County Public Schools, Inc. is inviting applications from high-school teachers under a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Classroom Grant Program, funded by a $50,000 Lockheed Martin grant and matched under the School District Education Foundation Matching Grant Program. Grants of up to $5,000 each will be awarded to schools for teachers to implement STEM programming for high-school students, focused on engineering, computational science and/or cybersecurity.
  • All applications must be submitted via the online grant portal.
  • All applications must be approved by the principal.
  • Applicant teachers should build into their application plans for at least one Lockheed Martin volunteer to engage with their proposed project. If funded, Lockheed Martin will identify volunteers, whose careers align with your focus area. You may identify a Lockheed Martin volunteer in advance as well.
  • Computer/Device requirements:
    • All equipment and software purchase plans in your grant application must be pre-approved by OCPS Information Technology Services (ITS) before submission. If you are looking to purchase preapproved OCPS computer purchases by ITS please work with your school bookkeeper for complete list of those items. 
    • Devices must also be approved by your school’s technology coordinator.
    • Purchase of devices must be done through iBuy, following ITS approval and the grant award.
    • All OCPS ordering/purchasing procedures must follow district policy.  No purchases from the grant may be made prior the official grant award.
    • Management Directive B-14 procedures must be followed for any electrical or structural configurations. Approvals must occur prior to a grant submission; not after.
Please review all documents below for qualifying criteria for this grant.
 
Winners and Non-Winners will be notified by November 8, 2021.