Supporting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in the Classroom

Making a difference for over 70,000 students in Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Ventura Counties, and parts of Los Angeles County.


A catalyst for STEM enrichment
$ 1082000
Funds Invested in Education
70000
Students Served

2017 GRANTEES


American Association of University Women in Santa Maria
Tech Trek Science and Math Camp

Cuyama Valley High School
Renewal Energy Laboratory

Dos Pueblos High School
Riviera Robotics Team

El Camino Elementary School, Goleta
Steam Institute – Dash robots

Orcutt Academy High School
Spartatronics Robotics Team

Providence Christian School, Santa Barbara
Drone Quadcopter Project

Santa Maria Public Library
Steam Discovery

Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum
Brain Builders After School STEAM Program

California Independent Petroleum Association (CIPA)
Energy Academy Internship Program

Maritime Museum
History of Oil in the Santa Barbara Channel Exhibit


2016 GRANTEES


American Association of University Women in Santa Maria
Tech Trek

Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clara Valley
Afterschool STEM Academy

Brandon Elementary School
STEM Education in 4th grade

Carpinteria Unified School District
The Eureka Program

CIPA
Energy Academy

Cuyama Valley High School
Curriculum Development for “Introduction to Energy and Technology CTE” Course

El Camino Elementary School
MakerSpace Fridays

Nipomo High School
Titan Robotics

Olive Grove Charter School
Underwater Robotics Program

Orcutt Academy High School
Spartatronics Robotics Team

Partners in Education
Countywide Volunteer Program

Paulding Middle School
Hot House

Providence, Santa Barbara Christian School
Play Structure Design and Construction

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
Hands-on Marine Science Lesson

Santa Barbara Unified School District
Riviera Robotics Team 5818

SBCEO Teacher Network
Collaborative Learning Team Grants

Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum
Discover Robotics Afterschool Program


2015 GRANTEES


Allan Hancock College
Girls STEM Conference

American Association of University Women, California Special Projects Fund
8th Grade Grils Scholarships for UC Santa Barbara Camp

Blochman Union School District
Interactive Learning and Technology

Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clara Valley
Professional Development, Materials, Competition Travel

Community Robotics Learning Foundation, SYV
Collaborative Maker Space

El Camino School
Science laboratory tools and resourcest

Girls Inc. of Carpinteria
STEM expenses related to The Eureka Program

Nipomo High School 
VEX Robotics

Orcutt Academy High School
Spartatroniks Robot Team

Orcutt Academy Independent Study, Casmalia: Microscopes for Young Scientists

Pioneer Valley High School
Air Quality Monitoring Probes

Providence, A Santa Barbara Christian School
Laptops for the Engineering Academy

SBCEO Teachers Network
Collaborative Learning Team Grants

Santa Maria-Bonita School District 
Reasoning Mind Elementary Math Program

Taylor Elementary School
STEM Education Ambassador Program

University of California, Santa Barbara
Family Ultimate Science Exploration (FUSE)


2014 GRANTEES


Allan Hancock College
Allan Hancock College STEM Week of Discovery

American Association of University Women
Tech Trek Science and Math Camp

Arroyo Grande High School
AP Biology

Benjamin Foxen Elementary
Computer Projectors

Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clara Valley
Afterschool STEM Academy

Brandon Elementary
STEM Curriculum – Engineering is Elementary

Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy Foundation
First Robotics Team 1717

Los Olivos Elementary School
Light up Our Lives – Paper Circuits Art Project

Nipomo High School and Central Coast New Tech
NHS Titan Robotics

Ontiveros Elementary
Elementary Engineering – Simple Machines

Orcutt Academy High School
Spartatroniks Robot Team

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing
After School Makes STEM Stick in Carpinteria!

Pioneer Valley High School
Gas Check? – Air Quality Monitoring Probes

Providence, A Santa Barbara Christian School
Intro to Engineering

San Marcos High School
STEM Club

Santa Barbara Community Academy
Matheletes Club

Santa Maria-Bonita School District – All Elementary and Junior High Schools
Math Superbowl Competition

Santa Maria-Bonita School District
Reasoning Mind Math Pilot

Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum
Science Saturday iPads

Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clara Valley
Afterschoool STEM Academy

UCSB
Family Ultimate Science Exploration (FUSE Nights)


PRIOR GRANTS


AAUW
Tech Trek Science Camp for 8th Grade Girls

Adam Elementary
Natural Science Unit – Acorn Germination & Tree Planting
Math Unit – ‘Pizzherkids’ Herb Garden Project

Agape School
Field Trip – Camp Catalina Island Marine Institute

American Association University Women Scholarships
Tech Trek on UCSB Campus

Alice Shaw Elementary
Equipment – Access to Science ‘Kiddy Kart’

Arellanes Elementary
9 iPads
SmartBoard

Arellanes Jr. High
144 National Geographic Almanacs
1 Chromebook
2 Redcat Audio Systems
Expansion of After-School Robotics ClubField Trip – University Campus Tour
6 iPads
SmartBoard

Branch Elementary
4 iPad minis
STEM (STEAM) Support to Host a School-Wide Maker Faire
Astronomy Fieldtrip to the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural Science Planetarium
Supplies to Support Year-Round, Project-Based STEM Learning
Biology Fieldtrip to the Central Coast Aquarium at Avila Beach

Brandon Elementary
Engineering is Elementary Curriculum (EiE)

Cal Poly
Build An Engineer Day

Carpinteria Education Foundation
Teacher Training – ‘Science Matters’

Carpinteria Family School
Natural Science Fieldtrip to Research the Island Fox on Santa Cruz Island

Derricks to Desks
Teacher Training – Three Day Workshop

El Camino Elementary
Science Lab Supplies

El Montecito School
Energy Unit with ELMO Technology

Ernest Righetti High School
Technology – Site License HotMath Homework
Equipment – ELMO Document Camera
Energy Curriculum
Technology for Open Source Learning

Fesler Jr. High
MESA Field Trip – Camp Catalina Island Marine Institute

Friends of the Guadalupe Library
The STEM Book Project

Home School
After-School Science Camp

Ida Redmond Taylor Elementary
Putting Energy To Work Curriculum
4 Chromebooks
Natural Science Unit – Bats

La Purisima Concepcion School
Supplies For After-School Technology Program

Lakeview Junior High
Smart Board Technology

Miller School
Technology – Laptops & Software

Ontiveros Elementary
3 Chromebooks

Open Alternative School/ Franklin/McKinley/Adelante Charter
Techsploration Day

Orcutt Academy High School
Spartatroniks Robot Team
Lab Equipment – Van de Graaff Generator
STEM Curriculum – Mechatronics
iPad/Accessories
Field Trip – Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens

Orcutt Academy Home School
After-School Science Camp

Pine Grove Elementary
Supplies – ‘Science Fridays’ Experiments
Teacher Training – Mathematics From Many Angles
”Science Fridays”

Pioneer Valley High School
iPad
Aeroqual Ozone Monitor for Environmental Science Research
Laptop Computers
Lab Equipment – Blood Pressure Monitors
Lab Equipment – Ideal Gas Apparatus & Supplies
Lab Equipment – Interface Dataloggers
Lab Equipment – Probeware For Graphing Calculators
Summer Science Institute / Engineering Project
Field Trip – Kern County Museum

Ralph Dunlap Elementary
Field Trip – Santa Paula Oil Museum
Field Trip – Geology Of The Central Coast
Equipment – ELMO Document Camera
Supplies – Tools For School Garden
Technology – Classroom Laptops
Supplies – Magic School Bus DVD Set
Teacher – To Teach Accelerated Math Class
Laptop Computer
ELMO – Student Response Systems
Accelerated Math Classroom
3 iPads and Accessories

Rice Elementary
3 iPads

St. Joseph High School
Supplies – for Underwater Robot Construction
Summer Science Institute / Engineering Project
Summer Science Institute / Robotics

St. Louis De Montfort
Supplies – Scientific Calculators
School-wide iPads & Technology

St. Mary of the Assumption School
Site License for Aha! Science Curriculum

Santa Barbara County Education Office
North County Volunteer Project

Santa Maria Bonita School District
Teacher Training – G.A.T.E. certifications
District- wide Math Superbowl
Gifted and Talented Enrichment (G.A.T.E.)
District-wide Math Super Bowl

The Children’s House Montessori
Supplies – Science Unit Kits

Tommie Kunst Jr. High
iPad Mini to Support “Thinking Blocks” Mathematics

Tunnell Elementary
Field Trip – Aquarium Of The Pacific, Long Beach

Valley Christian Academy
Lab Equipment – Chemistry & Physics