Our Vision

Every child has STEM opportunities that inspire curiosity, innovation, and the critical thinking skills for whatever comes NEXT.

Our Mission​

Making out-of-school STEM opportunities a reality for millions of young people to help them thrive in STEM and beyond.

Our Core Beliefs

STEM is for Everyone.

STEM is Everywhere.

Out-of-School Time is Critical

System Change is Transformational.

Honoring A Legacy of Impact​

STEM Next Opportunity Fund is advancing the initial work of the Noyce Foundation, which invested $75 million over 25 years to launch out-of-school STEM learning and disrupt conventional thinking about how to get dramatic and sustainable results. Our inspiration to foster the curiosity in all young people was sparked by the legacy Dr. Robert N. Noyce, co-founder of Intel and inventor of the integrated circuit, which fueled the personal computer revolution and gave Silicon Valley its name.