Knox County Community Foundation Implementation Grant Update

Overview

The Knox County Community Foundation has chosen to address Increased Economic Opportunity by supporting workforce development efforts through STEM education. The GIFT VII Implementation grant will support The Pantheon Education Center’s partnership with Purdue University to offer STEM programming for middle and high school students to all Knox County schools and supporting a middle school STEM Summer Camp. Purdue University will provide teacher presentation materials, hands-on experiments, and evaluation tools, all aligned with the Indiana Department of Education standards.

Collaborating Organizations

Implementation Grant Recipient: The Pantheon Education Center

Key Partners: Purdue University, Knox County Schools

Activity Update

The Knox County Community Foundation awarded GIFT VII Implementation Grant funds to the Pantheon Education Center in December 2020. A successful launch of the program is anticipated for the Fall 2021 semester.