501(C)(3) Nonprofit

Step Up For STEM

Education Challenge

Entering our 3rd year of increasing access to quality STEM education through our unique and engaging workshops and having served over 1,100 of this nations children. We're challenging everyone across the United States to STEP Up For STEM education by donating to make sure we can continue to encourage a child’s inherent curiosity in science, technology, engineering, & math.

Help us reach the remaining 50% of our goal of raising $100,000 for our "Science In The City" program.

Why Should You Support Us?

Here at the Manifezt Foundation, our mission is to support the economic development of the region by implementing effective S.T.E.M Initiatives that impact Education & Workforce Placement.

As a state, Florida ranks 41st in funding per student and unfortunately, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) is the most expensive form of education due to the nature of the subjects requiring more expensive material and equipment to teach it. At Manifezt, we supplement what the youth are learning in school with hands-on, project-based workshops in an effort to show them the fun side of science while exposing them to new and exciting careers.

Volunteer Driven

Partnerships with regional universities, corporations, and government ensuring our focuses align with the growth of the ecosystem.

Passionate Leaders

Multi-discipline core team that are both creating unique curricula and also implementing our initiatives.

Hand-On Learning

Our founders started the organization because they wanted to increase opportunities. Now Manifezt works within communities to support economic development.

Make The Pledge: Step Up for STEM

Every contribution regardless of the dollar amount goes towards our equipment needs that range from pigs for dissections, to robotics equipment, and laptops to teach coding on, so any assistance you can provide will go a long way. Thank you for caring about our childrens future!!

Heart Dissection

$ 500

Tax-Deductible DonationSupport Life Sciences
  •  18 Pig Hearts
  •  30 Dissecting Scalpels
  • 100 Latex Gloves
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Water Rockets

$ 1000

Tax-Deductible DonationSupport Engineering
  • 40 Water Rocket Kits
  • 4 Rocket Launch Sets
  • 40 Recovery Waddings
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Mars RoverCorporate Giving

$ 5000

Tax-Deductible DonationSupport Robotics
  • 10 Arduino & Raspberry Pi 3 Kits
  • 10 Metal Robotic Rovers
  • 10 Flat Screen Monitors
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Small Donations

$ Any Amount

Tax-DeductibleIf you wish to support us but don’t wish to sponsor an entire STEM class, please still make a donation as little as $5.00 in order to support our cause.


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Philanthropic Partnerships Opportunities

Charitable Tax-Deduction

As a certified 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in the United States, all charitable contributions (financial, in-kind, property, stock, etc) are tax-deductible.

Where The Money Goes

Here at The Manifezt Foundation, all of our programs remain free of charge to participants because of people like you that recognize the importance of hands-on STEM education.  With your help, we can obtain the equipment and materials necessary to deliver project-based education for years to come that shows kids the fun side of science while opening their minds to new concepts and possibilities.

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Featured Volunteer Stories

Impacting Education & Workforce Placement

Reggie Rego, Youth Program Director

Life Sciences Program Director, Reggie Rego shares personal motivations for educating tomorrows innovators.

Posted by Manifezt Foundation on Friday, August 12, 2016

Current Partners

Organizations Already Supporting Our Mission

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Step Up For STEM Education Challenge
NextEra Energy Step Up For STEM Education Challenge
University of Miami Step Up For STEM Education Challenge
James W. Bridges Medical Society Step Up For STEM Education Challenge
FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Step Up For STEM Education Challenge
Galactic Youth Foundation Step Up For STEM Education Challenge
Knights Of Columbus, Marian Council #3757 Step Up For STEM Education Challenge
NM Creative Agency Step Up For STEM Education Challenge
Wynwood Tech Step Up For STEM Education Challenge
Support Manifezt Foundation via Amazon Smile Step Up For STEM Education Challenge
Manifezt Foundation is a Proud GuideStar Silver Participant Step Up For STEM Education Challenge