INK! receives grant funding from Northrop Grumman to encourage STEM education in St. Johns County FL

The nonprofit has an ongoing mission to provide innovative programs and classroom resources to promote the academic success of students in St. Johns County, Fla.
By: INK! (Investing in Kids)
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - Nov. 12, 2020 - PRLog -- The St. Johns County Education Foundation, Inc. which operates as INK! (Investing in Kids), has an ongoing mission to provide innovative programs and classroom resources to promote the academic success of students in the St. Johns County School District, Fla. The 501(c)(3) nonprofit was recently honored with funding from Northrop Grumman to encourage public school education and to further science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) initiatives, along with promoting good citizenry and involvement in the community through the school year ending in 2021.

"INK! and Northrop Grumman maintain a unique partnership. Together, we support a STEM focused educational opportunity that cultivates the next generation workforce," said Steve Blalock, Northrop Grumman Director of General Manufacturing and member of INK! board of directors. "Investments like this consistently move students to meaningful employment. As a lifelong area resident, I benefited from related programs early on. Initiatives like these provide real-world training and tremendous opportunity for students to pursue careers at Northrop Grumman and other innovative companies in our community."

The grant will support STEM opportunities for local students in elementary, middle, and high schools to enhance a variety of initiatives including the Career Academy High School Showcase which markets STEM Career Academies, and for support of the Youth Character Awards which recognizes students with outstanding character. Additionally, the grant will cover costs associated with local, state, and international science fair initiatives. Each program referenced above aligns with Northrop Grumman philanthropic initiatives.

The nonprofit provides innovative resources to support academic success for all St. Johns County public schools. The office is located at 1 Christopher St. in St. Augustine. For more information, contact Donna Lueders at 904-547-7120 or email Visit the website at

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