Young inventor stirring in a sand pail


Ignite the Spark of Innovation with Your Gift!

The Young Inventors’ Program inspires the next generation of STEM leaders by fueling excitement for innovation. Our work ignites students’ curiosity by applying knowledge to solve real-world problems. Through inventing, they tap their talents for learning and experimenting leading to aspirations for a future in science and technology.

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The Young Inventors' Program builds partnerships with local and national businesses and organizations who share our vision for an innovative future and want to support STEM education. Contributions to the program are recognized throughout the year in our program materials and showcased at the Northern New England Invention Convention held each spring.

Contact our philanthropy staff about our sponsorship levels and getting involved in our programs. In addition to financial support, you can lend a hand as a regional volunteer.


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Sponsorships Support Students Who Invent

Nearly 5,000 K-12 students participate in the Young Inventors’ Program in local classroom, homeschool & out-of-school programs. Your support sparks their creativity and helps them develop 21st Century skills.


of inventors enrolled in our program are girls


feel that they are better at math & science because of YIP