10 Ecosystems Join National STEM Funders Network Initiative

10 Ecosystems Join National STEM Funders Network Initiative

At the US News STEM Solutions Conference, the STEM Funders Network (SFN) announced that ten ecosystem communities have been chosen to join the national STEM Ecosystems Initiative comprised originally of 27 ecosystem communities across the United States. The ecosystem initiative seeks to nurture and scale effective STEM learning opportunities for all young people. The 10 ecosystems joining the initiative include:

  1. Bmore STEM (Baltimore, MD)37 STEM Ecosystem Communities Map
  2. Carbon/Schuylkill/Luzerne Counties Ecosystem (Schnecksville, PA)
  3. Central NM STEM-H Education Hub (Albuquerque, NM)
  4. Central Oklahoma Regional STEM Alliance (Oklahoma City, OK)
  5. DC STEM Network (Washington, DC)
  6. Lancaster County STEM Alliance (Lancaster, PA)
  7. North Louisiana STEM Alliance (Shreveport, LA)
  8. Northeast Florida STEM Hub (Jacksonville, FL)
  9. Omaha STEM Ecosystem (Omaha, NE)
  10. STEM Hub Downeast (Machias, ME)

The STEM Learning Ecosystems Initiative is funded by members of the STEM Funders Network, including STEM Next, Amgen Foundation, Broadcom Foundation, KDK Harman Foundation, Overdeck Foundation, Pinkerton Foundation, Samueli Foundation, Charles and Lynn Schusterman Foundation, Simons Foundation, and the Tiger Woods Foundation