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Best Buy Foundation Grants for Technology Programs

Best Buy Foundation is seeking local and regional nonprofit partners who offer out-of-school time programs that create hands-on access to technology education and tools that teens will need to be successful in their future schooling and careers. Programs should include hands-on learning opportunities and engage the youth in experimenting, and interacting with the latest technologies to build 21st century skills.
Grants are typically $4,000 to $6,000.The deadline is May 31.

Programs should help teens build tech skills by utilizing cutting-edge technology such as computers, digital cameras, video cameras and professional software in a wide range of areas including (but not limited to):

  • Audio production (including music mixing & recording)
  • Coding or programming
  • Computer maintenance and repair
  • Digital photography &graphic design
  • Filmmaking & videography
  • Maker Faires/hack-a-thons
  • Mobile & game app development
  • Virtual Reality
  • Robotics
  • Web site design
  • 3D Printing

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