Grantee Profile

New York Hall of Science

Grants to New York Hall of Science

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 5 years)

    Digital Media & Learning

    QUEENS, NEW YORK — The New York Hall of Science, the city's hands-on science and technology center, promotes excitement about and understanding of science and technology and offer creative, participatory ways to learn, serving more than half a million visitors annually. The $3 million Investing in Innovation (i3) grant from the U.S. Department of Education and this matching grant will support the development, implementation, and evaluation of SciGames, a high-quality digital learning environment that will bridge informal and formal science learning environments to improve middle-school students' science achievement and better prepare them for college and careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.

  • $175,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    QUEENS, NEW YORK — To launch initial projects of the New York City Learning Network, one of two demonstration sites for a new approach to supporting learning in the 21st Century.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded New York Hall of Science $425,000 between 2003 and 2014.