Maker Projects Stream B

Maker Projects Stream B provides organisations with grants to run STEM events for young people. These events are delivered in partnership with industry.
What do you get?

Matched funding of $5000 to $20,000 for an industry-partnered STEM event for youth.

Who is this for?

One of the following

  • an entity incorporated in Australia
  • an incorporated not-for-profit organisation
  • a publicly funded research organisation


Maker Projects Stream B provides grants to help organisations hold STEM-related events and education activities for youth under 18 years old. 

This grant is part of the Maker Projects program – a program to promote inquiry-based learning and encourage:

  • practical skills
  • creativity
  • entrepreneurial thinking
  • interest in STEM

We aim to reach as many students as possible, including those in regional and disadvantaged areas.

The program has a related grant for schools to establish a space for STEM activities. Check our Maker Projects Stream A page for more information.

Need help?

Contact us for help with your application or to find out more.

Monday – Friday, 8am – 8pm across Australia

Inspiring Australia – Science Engagement Programme

Maker Projects Stream B is part of the Inspiring Australia – Science Engagement Programme. This aims to:

  • engage the wider Australian community with the sciences, including through major activities like National Science Week
  • support public recognition, national awareness and pride in our best scientists and innovators
  • effectively communicate key science issues, between scientists, the general public and Australian decision makers in business and government
  • build skills and capability in STEM and digital literacy, in Australian schools and communities

Key documents

Maker Projects Stream B sample application form

Maker Projects Stream B sample grant agreement and letter of offer