Whether you want your dollars to support STEM Summer Camps, contribute to professional development opportunities or to keep the wonder of STEMfest alive, your donation to NIU STEAM impacts northern Illinois.

Make a tax-deductable donation today to STEMfest, STEM Outreach or STEM Camp Scholarships through the NIU Foundation to support our STEM education programs. Instructions are below.

If you'd like to donate to one of our other programs, email or call us at 815-753-1272.

How to Donate to NIU STEAM Programs

  1. Visit the Donate Now page on the NIU Foundation website.
  2. Enter your donation amount.
  3. In the Gift-Matching section, if your employer will gift-match, find your employer.
  4. In the Additional Options section, you may choose may select one of several optional instructions about your donation.
  5. At the bottom of the Additional Options section, click on the light blue Optional Designations button.
  6. In the Designations Section, under Search for other Designations, click on the Search button and type STEM Fest, STEM Outreach or STEM Camp Scholarships.
  7. Move your donation amount from the Strategic Priorities line to the STEM designation you selected in Step 6.
  8. Finalize your donation. Complete the Billing Information section and enter your information in all required fields.
  9. Confirm your donation.

Your donation will help bring joy and learning to students in Northern Illinois! We greatly appreciate your support!

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