Educational grants

Building educational equity, closing the gender gap in technology, advancing Java education, supporting virtual and in-person learning—Oracle grantees are inspiring students worldwide to design, innovate, and problem solve for a vibrant future. Find out what students are building in the stories below.

“Learning how to program should be fun, practical, and accessible. With Oracle’s support, the Raspberry Pi Foundation is making that possible through our programs—putting the power of digital making into the hands of people around the globe.”

Matt Richardson Executive Director, Raspberry Pi Foundation North America

There’s an app for that: designing solutions to real-world problems with Technovation

Every year, thousands of girls build applications to solve issues in their community with Oracle grantee Technovation, a tech education nonprofit that empowers participants to become leaders, creators, and problem solvers.

Featured grantees

Educate Girls

Leverages community and government resources to ensure that all girls are in school and learning well.

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Learning for All

Provides high-quality tutoring, mentoring, and educational support to underserved students.

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Makes science visible, tangible, and accessible to all through educational programs.

Learn more about the Exploratorium

Promoting Java education

Java is everywhere—it’s used by the top 95% of all employers globally to build mission-critical systems. This is why, since 2010, we’ve funded the development of Alice, BlueJ, Greenfoot, and Stride—free Java-based educational programs that teach object-oriented programming to learners of all ages.

Carnegie Mellon University


King’s College London

Raspberry Pi Foundation

Building equity in education

We’re working to create a future in which every student has the resources and support they need to realize their full potential. Oracle grantee SMASH empowers students of color through intensive STEM education programs, culturally relevant coursework, and access to resources and social capital that help them succeed in college and in their careers.

Aim High

Engineering is Elementary

New Teacher Center

Redwood City Education Foundation

Closing the gender gap in technology

According to a UNESCO report, only 35% of STEM students in higher education globally are women. Our grantee GirlStart is changing this by introducing girls to STEM concepts through innovative, hands-on activities. Participants learn real-world skills in a collaborative, positive team-building environment.

Techbridge Girls


Women’s Technology Empowerment Centre

Engaging thousands of students in DIY science activities virtually

Learning can happen anywhere, and our grantees help make sure it does. The Tech Interactive provides educators and parents with tools to help students innovate from home—or wherever they choose to learn—offering lessons in design, engineering, science, and more.

Bay Area Discovery Museum


New Leaders

Building scholarship in underrepresented communities

The playing field isn’t going to level itself. That’s why we support the Greene Scholars Program, which builds STEM confidence and competence in students of African ancestry. 100% of Greene Scholars go on to college, furthering their education and making valuable contributions to the workforce.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society



Photo credits: 1. Raspberry Pi Foundation; 2. Technovation; 3. King’s College London; 4. SMASH; 5. Black Girls CODE; 6. The Tech Interactive; 7. Greene Scholars Program