Our Members


Members of the STEM Funders Network invest in STEM as a core focus area of their philanthropy and provide STEM funding in the U.S. SFN members are a diverse mix of private, family, community and corporate foundations who are working together to increase the knowledge and expertise of grantmakers investing in STEM, leverage their collective resources, and collaborate on high-impact projects they could not undertake alone.

STEM Funders Network Executive Committee 2019:

  • Kathy Bihr, Tiger Woods Foundation (Chair)

  • David Coronado, Lemelson Foundation (Vice-Chair)

  • Teresa Drew, STEM Next Opportunity Fund

  • Michelle Freeman, Samueli Foundation

  • Scott Heimlich, Amgen Foundation

  • Alfred Mays, Burroughs Wellcome Fund

  • Jenny Negron, Pinkerton Foundation

STEM Funders Network has a support team, managed by the Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM (TIES) that connects members to each other, helps ideas converge toward projects of high interest to multiple members and provides implementation support to initiatives.

Membership is by invitation-only.  If interested, contact ayeolakinlaw@tiesteach.org.

To learn more about our current members, please click on their logo below.