Matching Gift Challenge

The NYSCF Academy: Education and Outreach Program


The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) has generously committed $700,000 of 1:1 matching grant funding over three years to the NYSCF Academy, our Education and Outreach Program, which provides educational opportunities for students of all ages, teachers, and the general public.

Help us meet our match and double your impact with a donation today.

To date, we have raised two-thirds of the match for years one and two.
By helping us to meet the final year of the match challenge, you will also double your personal impact!

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Here’s a look at some of our high-impact NYSCF Academy programs:

General Public Programming

Conversations with the Experts

Throughout the year, NYSCF gathers experts to discuss a range of stem cell research topics including COVID-19, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease, precision medicine, diabetes, women’s cancer and others. These conversations are designed for the general public.

Virtual Learning for Kids K-8

Virtual Learning for Kids

With NYSCF’s virtual learning program, students can learn all about the exciting world of stem cells.

Immersive Experience for High School Students

Immersive Experience for High Schoolers

This past summer, 39 high school students who attend different public, private, and charter schools across New York City and the Northeast and hail from the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan, joined to learn about stem cells, their ability to help us understand and treat disease, hear from NYSCF scientists and staff about their careers, and network with peers

Internship Program for College and Graduate Students

NYSCF Internship Program

Each summer, the NYSCF Internship Program brings together talented high school and college students who join our research, engineering, data science and program teams for a 10-week, paid internship filled with  hands-on projects, learning, networking, and mentoring.


Please consider making a donation to support our education and outreach.
For every dollar you donate, SNF will match those funds and bring us closer to our goal.

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