FUSE Funding Partners

FUSE is generously supported by grants from National Science Foundation under NSF grants DRL-1348800 and DRL-1433724 and the Nellie Mae Foundation. FUSE has also been funded by the the MacArthur Foundation and Hive Chicago. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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FUSE Challenge Design Partners

In addition, FUSE gratefully acknowledges the support of our challenge design partners. These collaborations allow us to incorporate the expertise of university researchers, local artists and designers, and industry experts to develop innovative STEAM challenges. These challenges, like the Solar Roller, developed with Siemens, expose students to industry technology and provide a glimpse into future STEAM fields.

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We appreciate their support and dedication to youth and STEAM education.

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Are you interested in working with FUSE on a challenge?Contact to learn how to get started. Would you like to become a FUSE Partner? Email to learn how you can support FUSE.