The Digital Harbor Foundation was recently awarded a research grant (Award Abstract #1723610) by the National Science Foundation EAGER program to explore expanding informal tech education for underrepresented communities using makerspaces.
The research project will explore 3 different professional development models to expand the work of DHF in technology education for underrepresented youth. The project is limited to Maryland-based sites with pre-existing youth programs.
By The Numbers
- 3 sites selected to participate in 18-month pilot program
- 100 licenses for Digital Harbor Foundation’s Maker Foundations curriculum
- $21,000 in equipment (based off of joint site assessment)
- $4,00 in consumables for implementing Maker Foundations curriculum
- 80 hours of ongoing Digital Harbor Foundation training and consulting
Hear More / Community Conference Call
At 4:00 pm on Thursday, February 1st, we hosted a conference call that will go through the details of the program and the selection process. Click the button below if you would like to download a recording of the call.