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Grants Awarded in 2014

Your donations make it possible to fund innovative projects of interest to IEEE. Each year the IEEE Foundation receives many more requests to its Grants Program than it is able to support. This year, The IEEE Foundation Grants Committee and IEEE Life Members Committee identified 32 worthy projects, conducted all around the world, and awarded a total of US$748,238 in grants.

Grants are awarded through the IEEE Foundation Fund, the IEEE Humanitarian Technology Fund and the IEEE Life Members Fund.
 

IEEE Foundation Fund (FF)

IEEEXtreme 8.0 Competition a project of IEEE Student & Young Professional Programs was awarded $22,500. IEEE Region 1 - Northeastern U.S.

Making the World a Better Place
 a project of Texas State University, Dept of Computer Science was awarded $21,450. IEEE Region 5 - Southwestern U.S.

Spectrum 50th Anniversary Events
a project of IEEE Spectrum was awarded $61,000. IEEE Region 1 - Northeastern U.S.

Finch Robots for AP CS Sonoran Science Academy
was awarded $3,000. IEEE Region 5 - Southwestern U.S.

LeAp's STEM Program
a project of Learning Through an Expanded Arts Program, Inc. was awarded $10,000. IEEE Region 1 - Northeastern U.S.

Transforming Institutions
a project of Discovery Learning Research Center at Purdue University was awarded $15,000. IEEE Region 4 - Central U.S.

Smart Energy Corps
a project of Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative was awarded $30,990. IEEE Region 3 - Southern U.S.

"Hands-On STEM" Summer Camp
a project of Core Element was awarded $61,478. IEEE Region 3 - Southern U.S

First 200 Years of Computing Exhibit Docent Prog. a project of the Computer History Museum was awarded $45,000.  IEEE Region 6 - Western U.S.

IEEE Exhibits Program Strategic Summit a project of IEEE Educational Activities was awarded $30,000.  IEEE Region 8 - Africa, Europe, Middle East.

Invigorating K-12 STEM Education a project of the Appalachian State University Foundation, Inc. was awarded $14,775.  IEEE Region 3 - Southern U.S.

Summer School for Promoting AI in Lebanon a project of the American University of Beirut was awarded $10,000.  IEEE Region 8 - Africa, Europe, Middle East.

MOOC on Standards: A Driving Force for Commerce a joint project of IEEE Educational Activities and IEEE Standards Association was awarded $67,545 ($37,545 from FF and $30,000 from LMF).
 

IEEE Foundation Humanitarian Technology Fund (HTF)

Renewable Energy in the Andean Highlands a project of State University of New York (SUNY) College of Environmental Science and Forestry  was awarded $10,000. IEEE Region 9 - Latin America.

Ghanaian Virtual Library for Universities
a project of Rural Integrated Relief Service - Ghana was awarded $9,700. IEEE Region 8 - Africa, Europe, Middle East.

Making Humanitarian Work Sustainable
a project of Pontifical Catholic University of Peru was awarded $11,675. IEEE Region 9 - Latin America.

Apache Wind Tubine Installations and Training a project of iCATIS was awarded $6,790.  IEEE Region 5 - Southwestern U.S.

Open Source in Schools - Lumifi Technology a project of The Power to Be International was awarded $6,500 ($4,000 from HTF / $2,500 from LMF). IEEE Region 9 - Latin America.

Public Lighting for Vulnerable Communities a project of IEEE Medellin Subsection was awarded $21,000.  IEEE Region 9 - Latin America.

IEEE Life Members Fund (LMF)

Robotics Mobile Lab (RML) a project of IEEE Tryengineering Group was awarded $35,000. IEEE Region 8 - Africa, Europe, Middle East.

Regional Science and Technology Camp 2014
a project of LOG'EL Project was awarded $2,000. IEEE Region 8 - Africa, Europe, Middle East.

La TechLa Powered by Black Girls CODE and LSA
a project of The Mentoring Center was awarded $85,000. IEEE Region 6 - Western U.S.

IEEEmadC 2014 - Global
a project of IEEE Student Branch Osijek was awarded $9,775. IEEE Region 8 - Africa, Europe, Middle East.

Documenting the History of the LMC
a project of IEEE History Center was awarded $28,000. IEEE Region 1 - Northeastern U.S. 

Embedded Computer Summer Camp - Mid School Students a project of Purdue University was awarded $7,400.  IEEE Region 4 - Central U.S.

Globalization of Humanitarian Engineering Education a project of The Ohio State University was awarded $15,715.  IEEE Region 2 - Eastern U.S.

Intrepid 5 Borough ISS Challenge a project of the Intrepid Museum Foundation was awarded $25,000.  IEEE Region 1 - Northeastern U.S.

Lab Robotics Design - STEM Southeastcon 2015 a project of IEEE Broward Section was awarded $18,000.  IEEE Region 3 - Southern U.S.

Powering-Up Excitement with Computing Lesson Plans a project of IEEE Educational Activities was awarded $25,000.  IEEE Region 10 - Asia and Pacific.

Pre-University Workshop Tour and Competition a project of IEEE Cordoba Subsection was awarded $10,000.  IEEE Region 9 - Latin America.

Robotics Engineering for Girls: Quad Copter Camp a project of the University of Texas Foundation was awarded $15,000.  IEEE Region 5 - Southwestern U.S.

South Texas Electrical Engineering Mobile Lab a project of The University of Texas-Pan American Foundation was awarded $13,945.  IEEE Region 5 - Southwestern U.S.

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