One-of-a-kind Partnership - Cypress Semiconductor

T.J. RodgersCypress Semiconductor Corporation continues to be a firm partner with the Greene Scholars Program, as we continue our mission to close the STEM achievement gap among youth of African descent as an independent 501(c) organization, launched in 2016 from the California Alliance of African American Educators (CAAAE). Cypress Semiconductor provides access not only their campus for monthly scholar and parent meetings but also provides technical support and expertise. To date, Cypress has donated more than $100,000 to the Greene Scholars Program.

 There are many companies in Silicon Valley that purport to be committed to diversity, but Cypress is literally putting its money where its mouth is. – Debra Watkins,President,  CAAAE

 Partnership between education and industry is incredibly important to the future of our industry. The CAAAE has a perfect track record at mentoring students that have gone on to college and successful careers and Cypress is pleased to be a part of their success. – T.J. Rodgers, Founder, President & CEO,  Cypress

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STRATEGIC STEM PARTNERSHIP - Texas Instruments

Texas InstrumentsTI has partnered with the Greene Scholars Program to host our Elementary School and Middle School Summer Science Institutes. Each year, our hands-on learning event create excitement about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) among our scholars.

STRATEGIC STEM PARTNERSHIP - NASA

NASANASA's Ames Research Center has proved to be an inspiring host for Summer Science Institutes focusing on math and robotics. Over 125 students have engaged with NASA researchers, had unprecedented access to Ames research facilities, and worked on extended science-related projects during the summer.

STRATEGIC STEM PARTNERSHIP - Google

GoogleGoogle's support of Greene Scholars has developed into a strategic partnership with benefits in financial support and leading professional in their fields lending their time for key events, including the GSP Science Fair and Career Day.

FOUNDATION PARTNERSHIP - Avant! Foundation

Avant! Foundation The Greene Scholars Program has received multiple grants from the Avant! Foundation to continue our youth development programming. This grant has funded our Summer Science Institutes, Summer Math Academy, Senior Scholarships and program infrastructure.

FOUNDATION PARTNERSHIP - Mitch Kapor Foundation

Student The Greene Scholars Program has benefitted from the support of the Mitch Kapor Foundation to continue and expand our STEM programming focused on high school boys. The Mitchell Kapor Foundation was founded in 1997 to ensure fairness and equity for low‐income communities of color primarily in the San Francisco Bay Area.

COPORATE PARTNERSHIP - Cisco Foundation

Cisco The Cisco Foundation Community Impact Grant has allowed us to strategically use resources to enrich monthly and summer STEM experiences for our middle school students including our Science Fair, Summer Science Institute and Robotic camps.

COPORATE PARTNERSHIP - Comerica Bank

Comerica Bank Comerica Bank has been a key corporate partner supporting our graduating seniors with Scholarships, and co-sponsoring our GSP Career Day, Summer Science Institutes.


Collaborators

Additionally, the Greene Scholars Program is pleased to recognize the many school districts, community organizations, university programs, small businesses and corporations that have supported the program and its mission since 2001.

 
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Supporting Our Efforts

In an effort to provide our Scholars with the most academically challenging environment to prepare them for college and focus on building tomorrow's leaders, we seek monetary assistance or in-kind donations. Your financial support is fully appreciated and 501(c)3 tax-deductible and will fund full or partial scholarships, student rewards, science/math field trips, summer academic enrichment programs, and purchase scientific tools and materials to compete in Math and Science competitions. If you are interested in becoming one of our partners, please email our GSP Executive Director, Ayodele Thomas, PhD at director@greenescholars.org.