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Microgrant for STEM Projects

$400 - $1000+

Click below to view the selection criteria and application.

Columbia Gorge STEM Hub Microgrants


STEM Hub Microgrants are awarded to fund equity focused, STEM-related projects or initiatives that will have a lasting impact.

Teachers, administrators, and out-of-school educators may apply. Grants will be reviewed by committee, using a scoring matrix aligned with the scoring criteria. (Microgrant scoring criteria here).

With support from the Oregon Department of Education and the Oregon Community Foundation, we are able to open this opportunity to to any educator in Gilliam, Hood River, Wasco, Wheeler, and Sherman counties. 

Congratulations to our 2022-2023 Winners!

  • 5th Grade Rockets & Field Trip to the Goldendale Observatory State Park-Wesley Mitchell, Dry Hollow Elementary

  • Basic Science Skills - Monica LaDouceur, The Dalles Middle School

  • Create-Build-Think - Ambrielle Feil, Chenowith Elementary School

  • Enrichment - Trista Williams, Fossil Elementary School

  • Garden Pollinator Habitat Space - CES Garden & Beautification Committee (Jenni Bergemann), Chenowith Elementary School

  • Hands on STEAM Museum at Dufur School - Kristin Whitley, Dufur School District

  • Hydroponics for High School - Daniel Campagna - The Dalles High School

  • Microgrant for CGCC - Julie Burton, Columbia Gorge Community College

  • Multi-Disciplinary Field Trips - Spring 2023 - Camden Jones, Condon School District

  • Perennial Food Forest - Michael Becker, Hood River Valley High School

  • Robot Coding - Brian Schimel, Condon School District

  • Spring Claymation Camp - Marilee Anderson, Gilliam County 4H: Condon and Arlington School Districts

  • Squid & Owl Pellet Dissection - Kay Anderson, Mosier Community School

  • STEM Enriched Pre-K - Janet DeAnn Baker, Mosier Community School

  • Virtual Reality Education - Jorma Henson, South Wasco High School

  • 7th-8th HROA STEAM Lending Library - Lisa Albrecht, Hood River Options Academy

  • Design and Build Engineering - Kristen Slatt, Sunshine PreK, North Wasco County School District

  • Heart Math for Teen Resiliency - Emily Martin, Hood River Valley High School

  • Owl Pellet Dissection - George Braun, The Dalles Middle School

  • VEX IQ Robotics - Patrick Getchis, Wy’East Middle School

Click here to see past grant recipients. 

Grant recipients: submit your after-action report

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