STEM Innovation Grants

STEM Innovation Grants are designed to support K-12 teachers and schools in their efforts to develop, improve or expand innovative instructional programs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Since the program's inception in 2008, more than $780,000 has been invested in STEM projects benefitting K-12 schools in Freeport-McMoRan communities. 

Grants up to $5,000 are awarded to support projects in the eligible project categories. A school is eligible to receive up to two (2) STEM Innovation grants during each application period. Each applicant / teacher / classroom may receive one grant award per school year.

Who Can Apply
Applicants may be teachers, school administrators or parent volunteers/PTA officials at public and private schools located in communities where Freeport-McMoRan has a presence. Applications must be submitted through the K-12 school.

Application Window: December 1 – March 15
Awards Announced:
May 1

Click here for a printable version of the application. This can be used as reference when completing the online application. We only accept applications submitted online. 

Click here for the STEM Innovation Grant Budget