FUNducation Inc is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to Expose, Engage, and Empower our youth to be the Innovators of Tomorrow through education in Science Technology Engineering Arts Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.).
Why We Believe S.T.E.A.M Education Matters
S.T.E.A.M. education engages kids to be critical thinkers. As critical thinkers kids will look at situations objectively to consider all the possibilities, not just what is most likely. Kids will learn to go beyond conventional solutions and become innovative thinkers.
Future Career Edge
The future of S.T.E.A.M. is bright! Engaging kids in S.T.E.A.M. education gives them an edge in growing career fields by preparing them to be a part of the global workforce and grow the economy. According to statistics by the U.S. Department of Labor, the fastest-growing occupations will be in S.T.E.A.M. fields. Per the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, S.T.E.A.M. jobs are projected to outgrow non-S.T.E.A.M. jobs.
Problem solving is an important 21st Century skill. S.T.E.A.M. learning engages kids to be problem solvers. As problem solvers kids learn to analyze problems using the Scientific Method and Engineering Design. In learning these methods through S.T.E.A.M. education kids will have 21st century skills to not only troubleshoot but experiment, research, invent and innovate.
Children today need to be prepared for the world as it evolves around them. This evolution requires literacy in S.T.E.A.M. subjects as they will be the fields that will continue to grow and shape our society. Even if a child does not select a S.T.E.A.M. field to work in, we still have an obligation to help our kids understand and apply concepts that will shape the world around them. Children can apply S.T.E.A.M. learning concepts to all aspects of life for a better future and to help build a better world.
What We Do
FUNducation is making S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) mainstream. With a range of engaging programs, this our nonprofit is making a mighty difference for future engineers, coders, and scientists—especially for kids from underrepresented groups.
When you support FUNducation, you help children gain the digital literacy skills to be successful learners. You provide opportunities for elementary, middle, and high school students in engineering, coding, robotics, cybersecurity, mathematics, and more. You create equity and bright futures for children in growing fields our country needs to continue innovating.