Science Institution Grant

From The Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh and The Spectroscopy Society of Pennsylvania

The Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh (SACP) was organized 1942 to advance analytical chemistry through science education. Its sister society is the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh (SSP). The SACP is dedicated to the education of their membership, of the community and of future scientists from kindergarten through college.

Type of Support


This grant program is created with the intent of helping community groups, clubs, organizations etc. in developing and supporting a science outreach program or activity. Grants will be awarded to institutions that support our core mission of science outreach and education. This funding can be used to support a multitude of programming, projects, or initiatives.

Examples of funded items include:

  • Computers to operate a scientific instrument is acceptable
  • Purchase of science related materials (Foldscopes, science kits, etc.)
  • Any items that have a direct impact on the science education and outreach mission


Organization's Location
Program Location
Organization Type


Technology-only proposal (ex. computers for a classroom)
Proposals for pass-through donations to other individuals or organizations
Honoraria or cash awards for creating an endowment
Salaries or benefits
up to 5k


Required Attachments
Project Budget
Review Criteria
  • Applications will be evaluated by the Science Institution Grant Committee comprised of local scientists and teachers in the following areas (along with their relative importance):
    • Attractiveness of the Program with Respect to SSP/SACP Goals (25% of Score)
    • Is the Budget Realistic and Presented with a Sufficient Level of Detail (25% of Score)
    • Program Demographics and Expected Impact on the Target Audience (25% of Score)
    • Size of the Target Audience (10% of Score)
    • Likelihood of Program Success (15% of Score)
  • Please note that the willingness to accept partial funding may increase the likelihood of an award.