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|Contact:||Applied Materials Foundation|
3050 Bowers Ave.
POP Box 58039
Santa Clara, CA 95054-3201
|Description:||Applied Materials and the Applied Materials Foundation make grants to selected organizations and programs whose goals are closely aligned with the company’s values and interest. The foundation directs approximately 50 percent of grants to the area of education, 25 percent to civic engagement, 10 percent to arts and culture, and 15 percent to environmental awareness and sustainability. Grants are made for one year and may be renewed for up to two additional years based upon results. The majority of kindergarten through grade 12 education grants are directed to neighborhoods with the greatest need. |
Applied Materials has a special interest in funding education grant proposals that: benefit students in kindergarten through grade 12; focus on traditional skills such as reading, writing, mathematics, science, technology, and other subjects that prepare young people for entering the workforce; address critical education needs through innovative approaches to learning; expand existing efforts in order to reach more students or a wider geographic area; actively partner with other nonprofit groups to create, implement, or evaluate shared programs; offer opportunities for employee engagement; and address community needs in North America sites where Applied Materials does business. The majority of grants are awarded in areas of company operations including the following: Santa Clara and Sunnyvale, California; Austin, Texas; Kalispell, Montana; and Salt Lake City, Utah.
|Eligibility:||Public, Private, Other (including homeschool, 501 (c)(3) organizations)|
|Deadline(s):||Applications are due January 15 and June 15, annually.|
|Focus:||At Risk, Career and College Readiness, Community Involvement, Environmental Education, Technology, Technology Ed|
|Grade Level(s):||K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Higher Ed|
|Content Area(s):||Arts, Mathematics, Reading/English/Language Arts, Science|
Themes and Skills:
|Civic Literacy, Creativity, Environmental Literacy|
|State(s):||California, Massachusetts, Montana, Texas|