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STEM + Families Math Night Grant

Apply for a 2018 National PTA STEM + Families Math Grant, Sponsored by Mathnasium

The 2018 National PTA STEM + Families Math Grants sponsored by Mathnasium award 35 local PTAs $1,000 to host one STEM + Families Math event with students and families at their Elementary School between October 1, 2018 and January 31, 2019.

National PTA and Mathnasium will provide awardees with all of the materials, training and support necessary for a successful STEM + Families Math event.  No prior math experience needed!

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be a PTA in good standing, as determined by the State PTA
  • Commit to engaging parents and guardians with student learning activities
  • Welcome local Mathnasium and/or National PTA staff to your event to provide the math expertise
  • Have at least 15 volunteers to assist with event
  • Submit evaluation results to National PTA after the event

If you have received a STEM + Families Math Night grant in the past, you may not reapply for this grant. Don’t worry – you may still apply for other STEM + Families opportunities (Science Festivals, Tech Nights, Game Nights and more!). Please see for more information.

Completed applications must be submitted online by August 26, 2018 at 8:00pm EST/5:00pm PST for consideration. Awardees will be notified by September 28, 2018.



Email or call (800) 307-4782.

Mathnasium is Putting the "M" in STEM Education

Team up with Mathnasium to have a STEM + Families Math Night at your school!

What is Mathnasium?

  • A math learning center, helping kids in over 800 locations.
  • A proud Founding Sponsor of National PTA’s STEM + Families
  • Working to improve math literacy for grades 2-12.
  • Mathnasium believes every child can master math!

What are Math Nights?

  • Involve families in a fun, enjoyable shared math experience
  • Events co-hosted by PTAs and Mathnasium in schools across the country
  • Turn-key: Mathnasium provides all games and materials for easy execution
  • Offered in support of National PTA's STEM + Families Initiative
  • Help kids explore math at their own levels through games and activities
  • Empowering kids of all backgrounds to become interested in STEM education and careers

Team up with your Mathnasium Center to host a Math Night

Mathnasium is dedicated to bringing Math Nights to schools nationwide. Even if you are not awarded one of the national grants, your local Mathnasium is happy to team up with you to put on a Math Night at your school! Find and contact your local Mathnasium and visit for tools, resources and templates to host a successful Math Night.

Use National PTA's STEM + Families Math Toolkit
Visit for tools, resources and templates to host a successful Math Event.

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