Asterion Foundation™ was founded in 2016 as a not-for-profit corporation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal
Our mission is to provide astronomy education and outreach programs including but not limited to making micro-grants
($500 to $5,000) for these purposes. We collaborate with other non-profit organizations including schools, universities,
libraries, planetaria, observatories and science clubs.
In our inaugural year, the Asterion Foundation™ awarded over $10,000 in grants. We expect to double our awards in 2017! To learn
about our award recipients, please visit our Grants Awarded page. To learn how you can be an award recipient, please
visit our Grant Applications page.