Grants to Support STEM Education
Valuing Innovation and Encouraging Real-World Experience
Recognizing the significant disparities in achievement between white students and students of color, and between low-income and higher-income students in measures of proficiency in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), the Protolabs Foundation will make grants to organizations focused on transforming students’ interest in STEM fields into a demonstrated ability to succeed in a STEM career, as well as to organizations providing assistance to parents and families to support a child’s STEM education.
The Protolabs Foundation values innovation and wants to encourage real-world experience using STEM to drive innovation.
Who is Protolabs and The Protolabs Foundation?
Protolabs is the world’s largest and fastest digital manufacturing source for rapid prototyping and on-demand production. Our mission is to help companies accelerate innovation, reduce risk and optimize their supply chain by providing prototype and on demand manufacturing services at unprecedented speeds. Protolabs is a high growth, technology enabled digital manufacturer and we are a leader in the Manufacturing 4.0 revolution. To continue to be successful and to help our customers be successful requires the manufacturing industry can attract and retain the brightest young people to our field with interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The Protolabs Foundation is one of many way Protolabs gives back to our community while at the same time furthering our mission to help manufacturing companies attract and retain awesome young talent to the STEM careers.