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
- Web site design
- 3D Printing