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 http://www.cognizant.com/makingthefuture 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 MakingtheFuture@Cognizant.com.