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Use the benefits summary describing KIBO being used in early childhood education.

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STEM Grants for Elementary Schools

How can I find grants and funding sources to bring KIBO into early education centers or elementary schools?

There are many different ways to get STEM grants for elementary schools and early educational centers for the purchase of a KIBO robotics program. Below are some resources that can be helpful to find and secure STEM grants and funding from different sources:

National Support:

The federal government and other national organizations offer programs to support STEM grants in the classroom with a research component associated to it.

State and District Support:

Different states and districts have their own sources for getting funding for STEM related programs in the form of grants.

School Support:

STEM grants for elementary schoolsDifferent school systems have ways for funding innovative STEM programs, through educational foundations, special grants and dedicated budgets.

PTA Fundraising:

Most schools have a local parent association that can organize and support fundraising events to buy KIBO kits and fund other STEM initiatives.


High tech companies are interested in supporting STEM programs to cultivate their future workforce. Many of those have associated foundations or a corporate giving program that offer grants and funding to schools and learning centers.

Crowd Funding:

There are also crowd funding sources where educators can request assistance in purchasing STEM products and tools such as KIBO. Check out Adopt A Classroom, Digital Wish, Donors Choose (submit a Special Request project!), and PledgeCents.

STEM Grants and Funding Resources for Elementary Schools and Early Educational Centers Include:


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Most of the time, organizations that give grants, will ask you for an executive summary about the benefits of introducing robotics, most specifically, KIBO, in early childhood education. Click here for a PDF document that can be helpful in securing grants and funding for STEAM robotics products. Please adapt to your own needs.

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