Out of School Time (OST) STEM Programs Grant

From The Horner Foundation

The Horner Foundation is a family-based charity dedicated to partnering with community-based organizations that provide youth, aged 10-19, hands-on experiential learning opportunities through Out of School Time (OST) to foster positive youth development.

Grant uses


STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math): The intention of this funding focus is to inspire members of the next generation to pursue careers in the science, technology, engineering and math sectors through programming delivered in an inclusive learning environment.

  • The program may include coding, robotics, entrepreneurship, engineering and other STEM-related OST programming aimed at equipping youth with the tools necessary to thrive in a tech-driven society.
  • This funding focus also includes programs that encourage leadership training and career preparation for young tech leaders, especially in underrepresented groups, including women, people of color and/or LGBTQ individuals.
  • Emphasis on underserved youth aged 10-19 (middle and high school)
  • Organization should serve youth in on-going OST programming (as opposed to one-time events) 


Organization's Location
Program Location
PA (Philadelphia County)
Organization Type
Organization Budget And Years
Organization's annual budget is at least 150k
Organization has existed for at least 3 years
30k – 40k


Step 1: Letter of Inquiry
Step 2: Full proposal (invite only)
Required Attachments
Letter of Inquiry (LOI)