C-STEM inspires the next generation of innovators and thought leaders to encourage entry into the talent pipeline, bolster self-confidence, and foster a well-rounded mastery in the areas of communication, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
- Need Accomplished
- Evaluation Accomplished
- Sustainability Accomplished
- Replication & Scalability Developing
- Partnerships Accomplished
- Capacity Developing
- Challenging & Relevant Content Developing
- STEM Practices Accomplished
- Inspiration Accomplished
- Under-Represented Groups Accomplished
The programs in this database clear a high bar. STEMworks reviewed each program against the Design Principles for Effective STEM Philanthropy. Programs must be Accomplished () across all Design Principles, or be Developing () in a maximum of three areas.
Identify and target a compelling and well-defined need.
Use rigorous evaluation to continuously measure and inform progress towards the compelling need identified.
Ensure work is sustainable.
Replication & Scalability Developing
Demonstrate replicability and scalability.
Create high impact partnerships.
Ensure organizational capacity to achieve goals.
Challenging & Relevant Content Developing
Offer challenging and relevant STEM content for the target audience.
STEM Practices Accomplished
Incorporate and encourage STEM practices.
Inspire interest and engagement in STEM.
Under-Represented Groups Accomplished
Identify and address the needs of under-represented groups.
The C-STEM Challenge is a highly motivating comprehensive cradle to career program that encourages collaboration, requires critical thinking, and application of knowledge and skills to solve real-world problems. The program consists of 8 modules: Debate, Robotics, Innovation, Computer Programming, Sculpture, Mural, Film, and Photography.
Funders and Partners
View our funders and Partners: https://www.cstem.org/our-partners/