Guidelines

STEM-CAN Supporters, Inc. (SCS) is an educational charitable corporation; the SCS mission is to fund conventional (not charter) public school teacher-proposed projects for developing scientific or critical thinking skills but are beyond their budget. 


SCS GUIDELINES for funding conventional public school teachers’ proposed projects:   

1. We fund one project per teacher applicant per funding year (August 15 to March 15).   

2. We fund projects costing $60.00 to $600.01 up to a total of $10,000.00 per school per year.   

3. We fund only principal-approved projects. 

4. We do not fund travel related expenses. 

5. After principal's approval, applicant completes online application at:  https://stem-can.org/teacher-assistance-form

6. On approval, a gift check is made payable to your school.      

  • This check is mailed by USPS directly to teacher-applicant at his/her school address.

7. Applicant promptly delivers the check to his/her principal for appropriate processing.

8. ASAP Applicant verifies receipt of the check as follows:

  • Applicant writes email to stem-can@msn.com with Subject “Check # _ _ _ _ to Principal” stating: I delivered Check # _ _ _ _ to Principal of (school) ____________ (date) __________. (Please cc this email to your Principal.)

9. This prompt verifying email is required to complete the application process. 


Questions about the guidelines or process? EMAIL us at stem-can@msn.com.

Teacher Assistance Proposal

To enhance your educational effectiveness STEM-CAN Supporters (SCS) is offering direct financial assistance to teachers in regular or traditional neighborhood public schools in Southern Arizona. If you are a teacher in such a traditional public school (not charter), you may apply for up to $600. Your Principal's expressed approval of the project is necessary.  Respecting the above GUIDELINES, you may follow the link below to apply.


CLICK HERE to fill out the online application!

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