Carson Toyota Confirms, Toyota USA Foundation Has Announced $1.3 Million in New Grants
Foundation Continues its Support of K-12 Education Programs with a Focus on Math, Science and Environmental Science
Carson Toyota is excited to confirm, The Toyota USA Foundation has announced more than $1.3 million in new grants to support innovative K-12 math, science, engineering and environmental science education programs, with a focus on programs that serve diverse and underserved communities. These new grants, combined with the more than $3.8 million in multi-year commitments, total to more than $5 million that the
Toyota Foundation has disbursed to nonprofit organizations this year.
Toyota USA Foundation grant decisions place a high priority on programs that value diversity, incorporate inter-disciplinary learning and are built around “real-world” classroom applications. In addition, the Foundation focuses on innovative and cost-effective programs that help students and educators develop their abilities.
The new 2012 grant recipients are: American Indian Science and Engineering Society/Food for Thought- Feeding Young Minds with STEM Enrichment, American University/Lab2Class, California State University Bakersfield Foundation/Families for STEM, Colorado Seminary/University of Denver/Kids Play Math, Fremont Education Foundation Education/Challenge /Inspire, Mills College Lesson Study, Mobile Area Education Foundation/Engaging Youth through Engineering and O’Neill Sea Odyssey/Community Oceanography Program.
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