Congratulations to Meta’s 2024 Data Center Community Action Grants recipients!

Our Data Center Community Action Grants are available to projects that address critical community needs by putting the power of technology to use for community benefit, give people the power to build strong, sustainable communities, and/or improve local science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) education.

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Meet the 2024 Grant Recipients

North America

  • Alabama – Huntsville
  • Arizona – Mesa Data Center
  • Georgia – Stanton Springs
  • Illinois – DeKalb
  • Iowa – Altoona
  • Nebraska – Sarpy
  • New Mexico – Los Lunas
  • North Carolina – Forest City
  • Ohio – New Albany
  • Oregon – Prineville
  • Tennessee – Gallatin
  • Texas – Fort Worth
  • Utah – Eagle Mountain
  • Virginia – Henrico


  • Denmark – Odense
  • Ireland – Clonee
  • Sweden – Luleå


Alabama – Huntsville Data Center

  • 100 Black Men of Greater Huntsville

    To support the exposure of various opportunities within STEAM career fields. Workshops offered for both teens and parents. Teen workshops focus on exposure to various STEAM fields, educational & exciting hands-on activities, and provide an opportunity for one-on-one conversations with leading experts in the fields. Parent workshops focus on tools in preparing their child for college or technology-based training.

  • The Aum Foundation

    To support equipping at-risk girls with laptops and digital skills to bridge the education gap. Programs include laptops and calculators that are given to the girls, along with classes that teach technology literacy skills.

  • The Cap & Gown Project

    To support the need for better, more equitable college preparation, STEM education, and college access for students across Huntsville City Schools and the surrounding area.

  • Girls Inc. of Huntsville

    To foster collaborative learning and problem-solving around STEM, and allow girls to work across virtual platforms with students locally, nationally and even globally.

  • HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

    To expose young students to STEM during out-of-school time through fun and hands-on learning experiences.

  • Madison City Schools

    To help address the need of hands-on exposure to STEM activities at the high school level. Meta joins Madison City Schools to try and ensure we are preparing all students for global success by committing to teaching these concepts and providing hands-on experiences to students.

  • Madison County School System

    To support innovative math teaching techniques, our project will introduce Oculus 2 headsets and Prisms math software, fostering 21st century tech skills and boosting math achievement for our students. This grant will help provide an immersive and innovative learning experience, equipping the next generation with essential skills for the future in the area of STEM.

  • Mae Jemison High School Robotics Club via Greater Huntsville Rotary Foundation

    To support STEM education and application among high school students through the Greater Huntsville Rotary Foundation.

  • New Century Technology High School PTSA

    To support exposing students to the exciting world of biotechnology so they may have a strong foundation in research and biomedical careers.

  • Real Fathers Making a Difference

    To further develop engaging STEM programs for underrepresented young men that foster innovation, problem-solving, and teamwork to navigate obstacles and real world challenges.

  • U.S. Space & Rocket Center Education Foundation

    To further enhance Space Camp dormitories and event spaces to allow visitors and attendees the ability to stay connected with the community.

Arizona – Mesa Data Center

  • A New Leaf

    To support A New Leaf in bridging the digital divide for under-resourced households with technology resources and learning opportunities.

  • Arizona Museum of Natural History Foundation

    To support the next generation of museum and STEM professionals through the design and launch of a new internship program for those from diverse backgrounds and underserved populations.

  • Aster Aging, Inc.

    To support targeted outreach of vulnerable, isolated older adults in Mesa and engage them with peers in expanded socialization activities and support at local senior centers.

  • Azura Literacy

    To support a virtual reading mentorship program for students in Title I schools to connect one-on-one with volunteer mentors.

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley

    To support expanded STEM programming in Mesa-area clubs.

  • Cultural Coalition, Inc.

    To support an after-school, hands-on Mariachi STEAM program and mentorship for elementary school students.

  • Eastmark High School (QCUSD)

    To support health sciences education for nursing students with a dementia simulation experience program.

  • HandsOn Greater Phoenix

    To support a summer STEM program for Mesa students in grades 4-6.

  • Maggie’s Place

    To support implementation of a tracking system for the Mesa Family Success Center.

  • Mesa Arts Center Foundation

    To support a digital arts curriculum for Mesa youth at school breaks and summer camps.

  • Mesa Historical Museum

    To support an interactive program and touch screen for an enhanced visitor experience.

  • Mesa West Rotary Foundation

    To support immersive STEM experiences and learning spaces in three Mesa public libraries.

  • Oakwood Creative Care

    To support development of immersive AR technologies to create training simulations for patients with dementia.

  • Queen Creek Elementary School (QCUSD)

    Queen Creek Elementary School (QCUSD) To support digital access and 1:1 technology for students.

  • Silver Valley Elementary School (QCUSD)

    To support modernization and traffic planning for students, staff and families.

Georgia – Stanton Springs Data Center

  • Camp Twin Lakes

    To grow wellness, connection, and community for children with serious illnesses, disabilities, and adverse childhood experiences while providing opportunities for STE(A)M learning outside of school time.

  • Jasper County School System

    To elevate exposure to STEM-related careers within local and regional communities.

  • Morgan County

    To support the implementation of technology and interior development of Morgan County’s community service center. Funding will be used to provide free public access to the internet at the new community center. The funding also allows for building automation to improve energy efficiency.

  • Newton College and Career Academy

    To promote STEM education and STEM career awareness through competitive robotics at every school within the Newton County School District.

  • Newton County Schools

    To create enhanced learning experiences for all students with the use of virtual reality.

  • Social Circle Elementary School

    To provide students with up-close access to agriculture as a science while also gaining insight into the dependency and resources that communities have when a productive agricultural industry is supported.

  • Team Up Mentoring

    To offer a STEM-themed afterschool and summer program, increasing academic engagement opportunities for youth in Walton County, Georgia.

  • Walnut Grove Elementary School – Walton County School District

    To provide a real-world, problem-based learning experience for Walnut Grove Elementary School’s students, families, and community members by creating and maintaining a pollinator garden that will have a long-lasting positive impact on pollinators and the environment, further enhancing our STEM initiative while increasing student engagement.

  • Walton County School District – All Elementary Schools

    To foster scientific mindsets in young people by providing students with opportunities to actively participate in genuine scientific practices.

  • Youth Middle School

    To enhance and further develop students’ STEM knowledge through the use of cutting-edge computer technology.

Illinois – DeKalb Data Center

Iowa – Altoona Data Center

  • Altoona Public Library

    To support providing tools for local digital artists to learn and enhance skills and display their work to the public.

  • Bondurant Community Library Foundation

    To support a safe, secure, and convenient way for library patrons to pick up their reserved items without coming into the building or interacting with staff, even when the library is closed.

  • Bondurant-Farrar Community Schools

    To support exceptional training from the Science Center of Iowa in the application of Strawbees and MicroBits within the classroom setting. To supply Strawbee kits to teachers and students, thereby facilitating their use in a variety of cross-curricular STEAM projects.

  • Bondurant-Farrar Community Schools

    To support increasing the number of OSMOs available to teachers and students on a daily basis, thus allowing greater flexibility in utilizing them in each classroom. This will allow all students more opportunities to learn STEM concepts.

  • Central Place Family Resource & Community Education Center

    To support Southeast Polk expanding access to STEM lab equipment by providing handheld GPS kits and materials for geocaching and a Glowforge laser cutter to create artifacts to enhance learning.

  • Children & Families of Iowa

    To support the Children & Families of Iowa (CFI) Technology Enrichment project to enhance classrooms at the Child Development Center (CDC); utilize customized, dual-language resources for diverse learners; and promote connectivity for clients, staff, board and community members.

  • Class Act Productions

    To support expanding theater program offerings, increasing community connections in person and on social media.

  • Delaware Elementary School

    To support using biofeedback tools to develop and strengthen SEL skills so that students can remain in their least restrictive environment and be connected to their peers and community.

  • Four Mile Elementary

    To support enhancing coding and robotics opportunities along with utilization of recyclable materials for our PK-5 learners in our STEAM and maker space lab.

  • Science Center of Iowa

    To support providing special opportunities to engage and be inspired by the wonders of STEM, the Science Center of Iowa with support from Meta is providing exclusive Nocturnal Science Nights and free general admission days to families from Bondurant-Farrar and Southeast Polk schools. These exclusive opportunities will enable caregivers, parents, and students to explore SCI’s hands-on exhibits, the Star Theater planetarium and dynamic live demonstrations.

  • Southeast Polk Community School District

    To support removing language barriers from student engagement, learning and family communication.

  • Southeast Polk High School

    To support enhancing learning experiences for all students in Southeast Polk Industrial Technology classes

  • Southeast Polk Home School Assistance Program

    To support further developing STEM connections for home-school students by providing hands-on classroom tools and resources for data collection, curriculum delivery, and professional development that will empower teachers to facilitate learning with this underserved population.

  • Swerve Outreach (Altoona Kids Cafe)

    To support providing At-Risk and Underserved students in Eastern Polk County with equitable access to STEM learning opportunities during the summer when school is not in session.

Nebraska – Sarpy Data Center

  • African Immigrant Family Services Inc.

    To support cultivating a fervent interest in STEM education and foster boundless opportunities for immigrant and refugee students during their out-of-school hours in Sarpy County.

  • AIM Institute

    To support providing interactive tech activities, basic tech skill development, and important STEM career information to K-12 Youth in Tech participants.

  • Birchcrest Elementary, Bellevue Public Schools

    To support creating a collaborative STEM workspace at Birchcrest Elementary that allows students a creative space to work.

  • ESU #3 – Gifford Farm Education Center

    To support enhancing Gifford Farm’s Outdoor Nature Classroom with hands-on activities that focus on STEAM concepts for inspiration and exploration.

  • Kids Can Community Center

    To support implementing the STEMsmart Academy, which provides innovative STEM education, access to technology, and STEM-related skill-building to up to 1,400 children in the Omaha region.

  • Kiewit Luminarium

    To support enhancing learning activities at Kiewit Luminarium with new makerspace and STEM demonstration materials.

  • Papillion Community Foundation, Inc.

    To support updating and expanding the live switching capabilities of PLV Media, which serves the PLCS District and the communities of Papillion and La Vista.

  • Papillion Arts Foundation

    To support establishing a Creative Arts District as a partnership between the Papillion Arts Foundation and the City of Papillion, using enhanced technology to connect the arts to the community at large.

  • Prairie STEM

    To support training quality STEM instructors using Prairie STEM’s Train the Trainer model, which will bring STEM education to more schools and ultimately better prepare students for the challenges and opportunities of the future.

  • School District 46 Educational Foundation Inc.

    To support utilizing heart rate monitor technology to assess cardiovascular and aerobic fitness in Springfield Platteview Public Schools.

  • Springfield Community Foundation

    To support improving and growing community gatherings and impacting the local economy in Springfield through reliable Wi-Fi connectivity downtown.

  • Whispering Roots Inc.

    To support utilizing agriculture to increase the accessibility and availability of STEM education for elementary through high school students, specifically those who are from marginalized and underserved communities.

  • YMCA of Greater Omaha

    To support providing exciting STEM enrichment activities for YMCA Summer Day Camp participants at the Sarpy Community YMCA and the new Gretna Crossing YMCA.

New Mexico – Los Lunas Data Center

  • Belen Consolidated Schools

    To support activities, training, and real-world experiences for K-12 STEM educators through NASA-sponsored programming.

  • Belen Consolidated Schools

    To support hands-on programming and workshops for women to pursue STEM careers.

  • Belen Public Library

    To support monthly events for students in grades 4-8 and their families at the Belen Public Library focused on biological and life sciences in the Middle Rio Grande valley.

  • Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation

    To support expanded STEM resources and programming at the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation’s new STEM Center at Belen Middle School.

  • Explora Science Center & Children’s Museum

    To support year-round, hands-on community science programming for students and families throughout Valencia County.

  • Friends of the Los Lunas Library

    To support after-school STEAM programming for elementary school students onsite and throughout Los Lunas Schools.

  • Libros for Kids

    To support literacy efforts to mail age-appropriate books to families with children 0-5 throughout Valencia County.

  • Los Lunas Schools

    To support hands-on education programs around wind energy, wind turbines and workforce development pathways.

  • Los Lunas Schools

    To support the creation of community makerspaces within Los Lunas Schools.

  • National Museum of Nuclear Science & History

    To support free transportation and admission for students in grades 6-12 in Valencia County to the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History.

  • Teaching Outdoors to All Learners (TOTAL)

    To support the building of educational outdoor classrooms and spaces throughout schools in Valencia County.

  • University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus

    To support six technology and resource management summer camps for Valencia County students at UNM-Valencia.

  • Valencia County Literacy Council

    To support bilingual digital literacy programming for adults in Valencia County.

  • Valencia Shelter Services

    To support enhanced IT and communication services.

  • Wilderwood Equine Therapy

    To support development of the Autistic Self Advocacy Project (ASAP) database, an online and searchable database created by autistic people that identifies local autistic-friendly “everyday” services and resources.

North Carolina – Forest City Data Center

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland County

    To bring after-school programs and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) to underserved communities of Cleveland County for over 500 children at eight different Boys & Girls Clubs sites using the latest technology, science kits, field trip transportation and awards.

  • Henderson County Education Foundation

    To inspire Henderson County’s middle and high school science teachers to excel in STEM education and understand new state science standards, while engaging students in STEM learning practices and fostering their desire to pursue STEM careers.

  • Isothermal Community College

    To create an extended reality and artificial intelligence makerspace to enhance access and utilization for the community.

  • KidSenses Children’s Interactive Museum

    To provide exciting opportunities for adolescent youth at The FACTORY to use technology to explore STEM topics that will help them achieve success in the future work environment and to knowledgeably engage with contemporary issues.

  • Mt. Vernon Ruth Elementary School

    To expand a STREAM lab with innovative items that provide unique opportunities to expand coding knowledge, creativity, and critical thinking for all students in grades K-5.

  • Polk County Middle School

    To provide an engaging and inquiry-based online portal for virtual laboratory practice and simulations prior to the implementation of real-world labs and case studies.

  • Rutherford County Schools Education Foundation

    To implement “Launch into STEAM Day” with elementary schools and give students in grades K-5 an opportunity to explore science through the use of the planetarium and VR headsets, participation in a science experiment led by AIG teachers and ITFs, and engagement with materials used to build and create robots.

  • Rutherford Opportunity Center

    To further develop STEAM programs and provide students with real-world learning experiences beyond the classroom setting.

  • Southwestern Child Development Commission

    To develop STEM professional development content for early childhood education professionals in licensed child care settings so they have a customized STEM Kit for use in their programs.

Ohio – New Albany Data Center

Oregon – Prineville Data Center

  • Brothers Elementary and Paulina Elementary (Crook County Schools)

    To use Starlink high-speed internet to improve internet access at rural school locations.

  • CASA of Central Oregon

    To support training and technology for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA volunteers) serving children in foster care in Crook County.

  • Crook County Kids

    To expand the after-school program to additional families in Crook County and provide educational activities to underserved youth grades K-5.

  • Crook County Middle School

    To expand student opportunity for additional career paths that align with high school career and technical programs.

  • Crook County Middle School

    To improve science education for middle school students by providing better technology and opportunities to use microscopes.

  • Crook County School District

    To give community members the opportunity to see and experience the robotics programs their children are learning in school.

  • Crook County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue

    To enhance emergency communications and position tracking between search and rescue field teams and incident command.

  • Family Access Network Foundation

    To connect low-income children and their family members to crucial resources that will help them regain self-sufficiency and flourish in life.

  • Friends of the Children-Central Oregon

    To build a mobile learning lab to bring STEM education to youth in rural Oregon.

  • Heart of Oregon Corps

    To empower the next generation of conservationists by engaging them in projects that utilize STEM principles while improving public lands and keeping our communities safe against the dangers of wildfire.

  • High Desert Museum

    To create STEM programming that connects students in Crook County with the world around them, expanding opportunities for community science initiatives and increasing the visibility of STEM career fields among youth.

  • Humane Society of the Ochocos

    To enhance computer systems at the animal shelter and supporting thrift store in order to continue to effectively, professionally and efficiently serve many thousands of community members.

  • KIDS Center

    To support child abuse prevention in Crook County and provide technology to connect community partners supporting child abuse victims.

  • Latino Community Association

    To provide digital literacy and workforce technology skills to the rural Central Oregon Latinx Community.

  • PFLAG Prineville

    To host a local event for community learning and conversation about inclusivity.

  • Pioneer High School (Crook County Schools)

    To provide individual support and career readiness resources for Pioneer students to overcome barriers and be ready to enter the workforce.

  • Powell Butte Community Charter School

    To expand the Powell Butte Community Charter School’s curriculum to benefit the students of Crook County by enhancing music, theater and visual arts programs, while establishing the school as one of the central hubs for community connection for meetings, recreation and celebrations.

  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon & SW Washington

    To provide resources for families through an app that brings a sense of community, valuable information, access to essential services and helping keep families together during challenging times. This is a unique communication tool to support and facilitate community among families on a medical journey with their children.

  • SMART Reading

    To facilitate shared reading time and access to books, helping students become excited, confident readers prepared for learning and success.

  • Tech Zoomers

    To support the Tech Zoomers program at the Redmond Senior Center, a technology support program for helping older adults with technology challenges, training, and a program that ultimately combats social isolation by connecting older adults with each other and their loved ones through the use of technology.

  • The Center Foundation

    To optimize health outcomes for youth through concussion management training and baseline testing while improving patient engagement, care coordination, telemedicine and outreach tools used by sports medicine professionals.

  • Think Wild

    To provide students in Crook County with hands-on, experiential conservation education to enhance science education and understanding of their role in our ecosystem, and to nurture appreciation for native wildlife and habitats.

Tennessee – Gallatin Data Center

  • Beech High School

    To establish a program for students to build BMX bikes and create GPS mapping for community greenways in Gallatin and Hendersonville; the bikes will be donated to students in need.

  • Borderless Arts Tennessee

    To expand arts programming to third-grade special education students to enhance skills in English, math, science and technology.

  • Children Are People

    To utilize STEM in a seeds-to-table teaching approach for K-12 students, encouraging healthy eating habits through gardening and cooking classes.

  • Cragfont State Historic Site

    To create curriculum-based education programs that integrate history and STEM, to be presented at three of Tennessee’s historic sites: Cragfont, Wynnewood and Hawthorn Hill.

  • Friends of the Gallatin Public Library

    To create an accessible, STEAM-based community makerspace offering educational activities and cultural enrichment opportunities.

  • Guild Elementary School

    To set up a STEM lab where third-fifth-grade students can experience hands-on learning opportunities and technology simulations.

  • Improve Hendersonville

    To support S’MORE Reading Camp through an enhanced camp library, STEM materials, curriculum, and an online phonics and comprehension program.

  • Liberty Creek Middle School

    To cultivate 21st century workplace skills through STEM experiences in the areas of design, manufacturing, and business by creating a small vending enterprise run by and for students.

  • Nashville International Center for Empowerment

    To connect refugees in Gallatin to temporary housing, community forums and English-learning opportunities.

  • Oakmont Elementary School

    To create a technology-friendly STEM research lab that includes coding, AR, drones and other applications, providing an immersive learning environment for students.

  • Recovery Court of Sumner County

    To provide internet access for employment searches and applications for individuals recovering from substance abuse addiction.

  • Rose Mont Restoration Foundation

    To bring connectivity and opportunities for digital engagement through QR codes that will feature information about the museum.

  • Sumner County CASA

    To leverage technology to support volunteer engagement and recruitment through training, community outreach and events.

  • Sumner County School District

    To implement the zSpace program, a three-dimensional science platform that provides students with a way to explore their future careers.

Texas – Fort Worth Data Center

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tarrant County

    To connect at-risk youth with adult volunteer mentors online and in person in a reading program model that will enhance students’ reading ability while also building strong and enduring mentoring relationships

  • Camp Fire First Texas

    To provide STEAM-focused learning in Camp Fire out-of-school programs, grades Pre-K-12 to 850 students, including coding, robotics, engineering and physical science, to “STEAMulate” Camp Fire students with college readiness skills and exposure to STEAM careers.

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden

    To continue and build upon two, weeklong environmental STEM summer camps that bring students to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden and provide nature experiences, career connections, social-emotional skill building, and hands-on learning to children from under-resourced neighborhoods in Fort Worth.

  • Fort Worth Public Library Foundation

    To expand the Full STEAM Ahead program to include after-school robotics and engineering programs incorporating 21st century skills.

  • Fort Worth Zoological Association

    To support the purchase of three BEAM Pro interactive floor projectors, an innovative projector gaming console that turns walls, floors and tables into interactive learning experiences.

  • I.M. Terrell Academy

    To provide I.M. Terrell engineering students with funding to field and properly equip up to five VEX Robotics and two Drone teams in the upcoming school year, thus providing equitable access to technology.

  • Maroon 9 Community Enrichment Organization

    To support a STEM digital media technology camp that teaches youth at risk of juvenile crime and violence how to use animation, digital art and design, and media production for social impact on critical community topics such as conflict resolution.

  • Pro Players Foundation

    To create a STEAM makerspace to enhance access to technology and education for all students.

  • Resources Inspiring Success and Empowering

    To support a summer STEM program designed to engage, empower, and enrich the lives of girls aged 9-17 with a history of foster care involvement. The program will provide guided discovery experiences that enable participants to explore their potential and pursue careers in STEM.

Utah – Eagle Mountain Data Center

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Utah County

    To provide high-quality STEM learning opportunities and resources to increase STEM academic engagement for 4,500 minority and low-income Utah students.

  • Cedar Valley Elementary

    To inspire students’ curiosity about the science and engineering process and STEM activities, and how these two practices work together to create solutions for real-world scenarios.

  • Cedar Valley High School College and Career Readiness Center

    To support access to higher education opportunities for students of all backgrounds, and to inspire students to believe in themselves and take hold of their prospects for a brighter future in STEM fields.

  • Frontier Middle School

    To empower Latino families through training and technology to become engaged partners in their children’s education.

  • Grovecrest Elementary

    To empower every student, including those with learning disabilities, through state-of-the-art technology. To create an innovative, interactive learning environment for all students to achieve high levels of learning. To revolutionize our classrooms with modern interactive technology fostering dynamic and engaging learning experiences for all students.

  • Introducing Tomorrow

    To inspire girls by introducing them to an array of career possibilities in STEM, business and beyond.

  • Orem High School

    To enhance educational options and experiences for the English-language-learning student population and narrow the communication gap for those students.

  • Salt Lake Community College

    To put the power of strategic online presence marketing in the hands of the veteran entrepreneur community. To educate the veteran community about technology tools that build their businesses. To connect the veteran entrepreneur community through the proven and trusted resource of SLCC’s Veteran Business Resource Center services. To provide a workshop environment to all participants with the intention of helping them make progress on their own ventures and ideas.

  • Saratoga Shores Elementary School

    To enrich the teaching environment through innovative technology and ensure that all students have effective and engaging learning.

  • Springville Museum of Art

    To connect our community to life-affirming art by using technology in the Springville Museum of Art’s Virtual Arts Education programs.

  • Tech-Moms

    To help women transition into the technology industry by providing technical training, career exploration and a long-term community of support.

  • The Center for Economic Opportunity and Belonging

    To connect Utah’s individuals, communities, and other stakeholders through a comprehensive and easily accessible map of digital equity services and resources.

  • The Happy Giraffe Company

    To host free budgeting and financial literacy classes for Eagle Mountain residents.

  • The Penny Project

    To ensure underprivileged students have the school supplies, books and technology needed to succeed.

  • United Way of Utah County

    To offer technology and STEM education to improve digital literacy for at-risk individuals and families.

  • Utah County 4-H – USU Extension

    To empower teens with leadership, STEM skills, and abilities to become catalysts for positive change within their communities.

  • Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind Education Foundation

    To enhance learning and development for deaf and blind children with assistive technology that connects them to their community.

  • Women of the World

    To empower forcibly displaced women toward self-sufficiency through career training, economic empowerment, digital literacy, community building and education.

Virginia – Henrico Data Center

  • Boys to Men Mentoring Network of Virginia

    To connect Henrico male teens with male mentors and provide a safe space for youth to share their feelings, be empowered to realize their potential in and out of school, create academic goals and learn accountability.

  • CodeRVA Regional High School

    To provide students with hands-on experiences in cybersecurity with a mobile lab that can be used anywhere at CodeRVA Regional High School.

  • Girls For A Change

    To bridge the digital divide and equip Black girls with the essential digital literacy education and resources they need to thrive.

  • Greater Richmond Fit4Kids

    To provide STEM-based nutrition education in elementary school learning gardens that leads to scientific exploration, as well as healthy habits such as increased consumption of fresh fruits, vegetables and water.

  • Henrico County Public Library

    To increase access to hands-on STEM and astronomy learning experiences for children and families.

  • Henrico Education Foundation

    To educate teens on internet and social media safety and expose them to in-demand jobs in technology, including the education pathways required for careers in technology.

  • Hopecam Inc.

    To create a better quality of life for children diagnosed with cancer by providing them with technology to virtually connect them with their classmates and peers.

  • James River Association

    To develop an indoor classroom featuring technology to enhance STEM and environmental education for Richmond-area students.

  • John Rolfe Middle School PTSA

    To plant “seeds of success” in John Rolfe Middle School’s community garden to help students, the community and the planet.

  • Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

    To offer and support a hands-on, experiential learning environment at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden for students attending the Center for Environmental Studies and Sustainability at Varina High School.

  • Partnership for the Future

    To introduce students across the region to careers in STEM fields through Partnership for the Future’s Career Immersion Program.

  • ReEstablish Richmond

    To empower newcomers through digital literacy, bridging the gap for refugees and immigrants seeking educational, economic and social inclusion.

  • Science Museum of Virginia

    To explore virtual worlds using Meta Quest headsets in The MiX and The Forge makerspaces, expanding the museum’s understanding of VR/AR for facilitated workshops and future lesson planning.

  • Virginia Learns

    To provide East End middle schools with high-impact tutoring as they meet the post-pandemic needs of students, focusing on closing STEM learning gaps.

Denmark – Odense Data Center

  • Boldklubben Marienlyst

    To support bringing Skibhuskvarteret together through “Fun Sundays,” where motor skills, sports, IT homework help and togetherness across generations are combined.

  • Center For Anvendelse Af It I Undervisningen På Erhvervsuddannelserne (Ciu)

    To support the development of using mixed reality (MR) to improve the teaching of STEM subjects in vocational education.

  • Center For Indsatser Til Børn Og Unge

    To support the establishment of a virtual reality (VR) project to treat anxiety through the use of the online universe to practice and develop skills that they can then use in the real world.

  • CSM Syd – Frivilligsektion

    To strengthen this vital service through enhancing their chat counseling service, volunteer training and creating more visibility on social media to increase their reach.

  • Diving 2000 A/S

    To support the development of a VR application that can support PTSD sufferers to dive by first safely experiencing an immersive virtual marine environment.

  • Højby Billard Klub

    To purchase new devices capable of streaming the club’s games, improving the quality of streamed content for members and promoting communication to attract new members.

  • Kræftens Bekæmpelse Odense Lokalforening

    To support Relay for Life, an annual event for cancer fighters and cancer survivors in Odense.

  • Matematikcenter

    To support local “Exam Cafes,” in person and online, that offer free exam preparation for students in youth and adult education in Odense.

  • Odense Tekniske Gymnasium

    To support the development of an educational program with generative AI.

  • Provstegårdskolen – Børn Og Unge Psykiatri

    To purchase a laser cutter for the school’s hospital teaching department so children and young people who are hospitalized have better opportunities to use technology in working with STEM problems in their daily lives.

  • Sct. Knuds Gymnasium

    To support the introduction of VR technology in science teaching to create a deeper and more engaging learning experience for their students.

  • Stige Skole

    To expand the school’s library of learning technologies to strengthen the delivery of their technology curriculum.

  • Syddansk Erhvervsskole

    To fund devices that enable the delivery of an AR universe for Odense vocational students to explore and discover concrete climate challenge solutions, making the concept of sustainability more tangible and reducing climate anxiety.

  • Syddansk Universitet

    To support the purchasing of VR headsets to enable the implementation of VR as a learning technology in engineering education game development and learning technology.

  • Tingkærskolen

    To create a recycling station in the school makerspace room that can reuse materials in 3D printing, emphasizing the importance of recycling waste materials and creating a sustainable culture in the school’s work with innovation, design and construction.

  • Vesterbro Brætspil

    To support a board game festival in Odense and to start new weekly gaming activities to promote STEM education and community in Vesterbro.

Ireland – Clonee Data Center

  • 1st Meath Dunboyne Scout Group

    To support the creation of a digital hub and archive for current and future generations of 1st Meath Dunboyne Scouts.

  • Athboy Development Forum

    To support Tech 4 Teens, a new pathway for teenagers in Athboy, helping them to experience future opportunities by fostering an interest in technology.

  • Bohermeen Community Centre

    To develop Bohermeen’s community centre by installing digital technology that expands the centre’s services and programmes to enable connection, education and well-being opportunities for the community.

  • Dangan National School

    To support Dangan National School to join FIRST LEGO League, connecting their pupils’ love of LEGO with STEM subjects using a structured and progressive approach.

  • Dunboyne Junior Primary School

    To further develop STEM in the school through the purchase of STEM building kits and a class set of tablets, enabling first and second class students to access education apps that support their learning.

  • Dunshaughlin Community National School

    To support the creation of a STEAM Lab so that pupils of Dunshaughlin Community National School can develop their critical thinking and problem-solving skills, whilst using STEAM learning solutions to showcase their creativity.

  • Enfield Community College

    To develop and enhance students’ coding skills and digital expertise and to support students who wish to embark on future STEM careers.

  • Kilbride National School

    To support creating a multisensory room for all children in Kilbride National School, and to introduce children on speech and language waiting lists to augmentative and alternative communication devices.

  • Meath County Council Library Service

    To develop a collection of STEAM Kits which all 15 Meath libraries can loan to children aged 7-12. The kits will contain ready-to-use, age-appropriate, hands-on resources and books to encourage independent learning and to inspire curiosity.

  • Meath Women’s Refuge & Support Services

    To support women who have experienced control and domestic violence to access safe digital spaces.

  • Moynalty Community Council

    To support access to digital information for the benefit of the Moynalty community through creating coding programmes for students and older people.

  • Naíonra Bhaile Ghib, An Uaimh

    To support an Irish language preschool to purchase state-of-the-art technology so students can engage and interact with their learning tools.

  • Scoil Naomh Barra (Wilkinstown National School)

    To support interactive STEAM learning through the purchase of educational LEGO kits and devices that will develop digital expertise as well as life skills such as cooperation, collaboration and perseverance.

  • St. Patrick’s Classical School

    To create an inclusive learning space for all students, including those with additional educational needs, to better provide equal opportunities and accessibility at the school.

  • St. Patrick’s National School, Baconstown

    To support the purchase of iPads to develop digital learning in the school.

  • St. Patrick’s NS, Slane

    To create and develop problem-solving and computational thinking challenges to further the teaching and learning of 21st century skills within the school.

  • Trim Educate Together National School

    To further support Trim Educate Together to foster 21st century learning skills in a fun and exciting way by purchasing LEGO kits to connect their virtual Minecraft building programmes to physical building through LEGO.

  • Women’s Shed Clonee

    To support the learning of vital digital skills so that Women’s Shed members can learn basic computer skills to build confidence and better navigate everyday tasks online.

Sweden – Luleå Data Center

  • Alviksskolan, Antnässkolan, Ersnässkolan och Måttsundsskolan Luleå

    To develop two mobile VR stations that will be shared between four smaller village schools to provide students with equal opportunities to explore and encounter the world, technology and science in an exciting and enjoyable 3D world.

  • Ängens förskola, BUF, Luleå kommun

    To support pre-school children to gain awareness of science in their local environment through using digital and analog technology to enhance their curiosity and engagement.

  • Ängskolan, Luleå

    To support the establishment of a STEAM Makerspace to provide students with opportunities and ignite their interest in new technology, both within the school and in the broader community.

  • Fagernäs skola, Boden

    To continue their digital transformation with the implementation of interactive digital screens and other technologies that open up the classroom to the outside world.

  • Familjens Hus, Piteå

    To create a joyful digital meeting place where children and their guardians explore digital tools together.

  • Föräldraföreningen Nya Läroverkets Vänner, Luleå

    To purchase VR headsets to enable all students, but especially those with learning difficulties, to benefit from the possibilities of working with visual support in the way that VR offers.

  • Grundskolan, Utbildningsförvaltningen, Piteå Kommun

    To introduce virtual reality technology into Piteå primary schools to enhance the educational experience and increase student involvement.

  • Ormbergets förskola, Luleå

    We intend to share the progress with the children’s parents and guardians through Unikum and publicly through Facebook/Instagram and via analog channels (e.g., exhibition opening).

  • Parkskolan, Älvsbyn

    To support the creation of a makerspace that allows students to work across disciplines, across subjects and thematically, allowing every student to be creative, inventive and to have a unique perspective on the world.

  • Råneskolan, Luleå

    To support the development of coding lessons to continue to inspire students through digital learning.

  • Rutviksskolan, Luleå

    To buy digital boards to create an interactive and engaging learning environment to increase student understanding and engagement.

  • Sunderbyskolan, Luleå

    To buy digital tools that can be integrated into teaching in a playful way, creating films for presentations or using digital exercise equipment.

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