2023 Community Science Funding Opportunities – Informational Webinar

We are excited to announce that in 2023 ASTC’s Community Science Initiative will offer three opportunities that provide financial support as well as professional development, networking, and strategic support for community science projects. Designed to support and scale a diversity of projects at different stages of development, each award has unique goals, requirements, and timelines. Please join …

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December Community Science Clinic

ASTC’s Community Science Clinics are bi-monthly virtual events for community science practitioners at all levels of experience to talk with their peers and seek advice from colleagues working on community science efforts. In our December clinic, we will preview ASTC’s plans for capacity building and funding opportunities for community science in 2023, sharing multiple ways …

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Getting Started in Community Science

In this virtual training session, we will provide a foundation for planning collaborative community-based work, as well as questions to consider within your organization as you prepare to undertake community science. Through a combination of presentations from ASTC staff and breakout group discussions, we will provide an introduction to equitably and authentically doing community science …

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So you think you want to become a Community Science Fellow

A Q&A with Kate Semmens, Thriving Earth Exchange Community Science Fellow Kate Semmens is the Science Director at ASTC member Nurture Nature Center in Easton, Pennsylvania, where she helps advance the organization’s scientific and environmental outreach efforts, especially related to floods, climate change, art and science, community science, and social science research. She holds a PhD in environmental and …

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Introducing ASTC’s Community Science Initiative

As communities grapple with daunting global and local challenges, and as the role of science and technology in our society continues to evolve, access for all people to engage with, participate in, and benefit from science, technology, and innovation is more important than ever. The Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) is excited to …

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