From 2010-2015, the NISE Network made available a limited number of small stipends to support initiatives by NISE Network partners to engage their local audiences in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology topics, funding was provided by the NSF-funded Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network under Award Numbers 0532536 and 0940143.
Below is a list of the mini-grant projects funded by NISE Net. Download the list in CSV format (readable in Excel).
Eligible projects needed to fit into at least one of three categories:
- New efforts to integrate nano into existing programming,
- New efforts to reach new or traditionally underserved audiences with nano programming (including partnerships between museums and community organizations or diversity-serving organizations), or
- New partnerships between museums and nano researchers.
NISE Network Year 6 (2010-2011), Year 7 (December 2011-August 2012), Year 8 (December 2012-August 2013), and Year 9 (December 2013-August 2014) mini-grants are listed below. The applications for the Year 10 (December 2014-August 2015) were due October 1, 2014. To learn more see: 2015 Mini-grant program overview and application information.