Grants

Science Festival Foundation

To support programming and dissemination of the World Science Festival for two years

  • Amount $1,300,000
  • City New York, NY
  • Investigator Tracy Day
  • Year 2011
  • Program Public Understanding
  • Sub-program New Media

This grant provides two years of continuing support to the Science Festival Foundation to produce the World Science Festival, a weeklong series of more than 50 lectures, demonstrations, and public exhibits designed to celebrate science and scientific discovery. In addition to funding the organization and production of the festival for the next two years, funds from this grant will also support the Science Festival Foundation's continued efforts to increase its impact by establishing national and international distribution networks for Festival-created content, to expand its online media platform, and to develop programming for use in science classrooms in New York and beyond.

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