Cognizant’s Making the Future Accepting Grant Applications for 2018

by brian jackson

The 2018 grant application period for Cognizant‘s Making the Future Afterschool and Summer programs is now open. Child-serving U.S. non-profit organizations wishing to run after-school, in-school, and summer Maker programs can apply from October 1 through December 1, 2017. Programs must support the program’s mission, which is to inspire young learners in the STEM disciplines by providing fun, hands-on learning opportunities. This year’s grant requires a computational making component for eligibility. Visit to download the grant application.

The Making the Future education initiative was created to unleash the passion of young people in STEM disciplines by creating fun, hands-on learning opportunities. Through financial, in-kind and volunteer support for schools and nonprofits; advocacy; college scholarships; and the flagship Making the Future After-School and Summer Program, Cognizant seeks to develop 21st century skills like creativity, innovation and collaboration that will create a brighter future for our children, preparing them to be tomorrow’s leaders in our global economy. For more information, contact