Foundation / Corporation
Massachusetts Life Sciences Center
10/06/16 12:00 PM
Grants to Massachusetts high schools and community-based organizations that serve high schools to purchase equipment and supplies to train students in life sciences technology and research, as well as addresses a funding gap in capital dollars for public and not-for-profit workforce training and educational institutions.
The program also seeks to increase student achievement and student interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), as well as support the implementation of state STEM standards.
The “life sciences” are defined in the MLSC’s enabling legislation as “advanced and applied sciences that expand the understanding of human physiology and have the potential to lead to medical advances or therapeutic applications.” Requested equipment and/or supplies must be used to support science (e.g. biology, chemistry, physics), technology (e.g. robotics, computer science, etc.), engineering, and/or math education and training.
Applicants can apply for up to $100,000 in grant funding. Applicants seeking funding of greater than $100,000 (but no more than $250,000) are required to secure matching funds, in cash or as an in-kind donation, for any amount over $100,000 from an industry partner.
GrantWatch ID#: 138478
Up to $100,000.
Funding for the current round of the program is only intended for Fiscal Year 2016. Items purchased under the grant must be shipped to grant recipients between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Ryan H. Mudawar, Program Manager
Massachusetts Life Sciences Center
1000 Winter Street, Suite 2900
Waltham, MA 02451
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