Fibonacci Foundation: The ultimate goal is to promote the next generation of young scholars and productive citizens through immersive learning in the sciences, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics. It will provide scholarships to the S.T.E.A.M Conference for students from Rome and Western Oneida County who would otherwise be unable to afford attending. Encourage students to stay in school, graduate and go on to futher education. http://www.projectfibonacci.org
Rome Rescue Mission: Scholarship opportunities in the STEM program provides at-risk 9-12 grade students with training, education and support to explore the world of STEM using hands-on and classroom instruction. The program targets students at or below the poverty level in the city of Rome and provides them with the means to develop confidence and skills to have a successful career in the technology field. http://romemission.org
Salvation Army Youth Enrichment Services: Provides social development activities available to persons of all ages, with a primary emphasis upon youth between the ages of 6 to 17 which is at high risk. This program is developing asset and character building programs needed in the area of Rome with high rates of poverty, teen pregnancy and crime.
YMCA: Before and After School Program is committed to developing and operating the highest quality child care program. We seek to provide child care that supports and strengthens families and nurtures the healthy successful growth and development of each child involved. UW funding provides scholarships to attend these programs for parents who cannot afford them.
YMCA: Camp Crooked Arrow is the Rome Family YMCA’s summer day camp program. Children ages 4-17 participate, and reside in the Rome and surrounding geographic area. The camp session dates are June 26, 2017- August 25,2017. UW funding profides scholarships to attend summer camp for those parents that cannot afford to send their child. http://www.ymcatrivalley.org