Promoting excellence in science education for high school students from all backgrounds

HEMDA Science Education Center 'Adopt-A-Class'
DONATE
REQUESTED DONATION:

$150,000

STATUS:

FOR DONATION

AREA:

PROGRAMS / EDUCATION

Project: Support advanced science education for gifted high school students in Physics, Chemistry or Computer Science.

Objective: Maximize the number of students engaging in high-level science education in a cutting-edge environment, regardless of their background, and support a culture of excellence.

Impact: The sciences are gateway subjects to engineering and high tech – critical and highly-valued professions in the Start-Up Nation. STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is also important for Israel’s
defense.

Investment: The annual donation requested is $50,000. This covers Physics, Chemistry or Computational Science curriculum for one year. To support students’ full program of study over three years (grades 10-12), the total
donation requested is $150,000.

THE NEED

For Students

Science is a gateway subject to engineering and high tech – critical and highly-valued professions in the Start-Up Nation. HEMDA offers a positive learning environment where students can share ideas and knowledge, engage in scientific inquiry, and excel, regardless of their background. Given HEMDA’s outstanding academic success, student demand is constantly increasing.

For Israel

HEMDA helps to build the next generation of scientists for Research & Development (R&D) in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), academia, and business who will lead the State of Israel and the world into the future. Science and technology are instrumental to Israel’s defense and economy. Therefore, a pipeline of expertise in physics, chemistry, and computer science is essential to battle the new threat – cyber warfare – and to retain Israel’s competitive advantage as the ‘Start-up Nation’.

MORE INITIATIVES
  • Building a New Old Age Home for the Growing Senior Population of Tel Aviv

    ZANGWILL SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER FOR THE COGNITIVELY IMPAIRED

    Project: Building a new old age home for the growing senior population of the city of Tel Aviv. Objective: The center will cater to the cognitively impaired population and add additional space for the daily activities of the adjacent Mitchell center. Need: Provide greater support for the growing senior citizen community in Tel Aviv-Yafo. Impact: Cater to some […]

  • Early Childhood Caregiver Training Program: Creating Safe Play Spaces for Children in a High-distress Community

    Mesila - Training for "Babysitters" within the Asylum's Seekers Community

    Project: Intervention and training in pirate ‘babysitter’ facilities, the only childcare for children ages 0-3 which many asylum seeker families can afford. Objective: Improve conditions in early childhood pirate ‘babysitter’ facilities by upskilling caregivers and providing much-needed equipment and therapies for the children. Need: Municipal workers who interface with the asylum seeker community report a desperate need to […]

  • Providing Municipal Services for the Children of Jaffa’s ‘Orchards’

    Supporting the Children of Jaffa’s Orchards through Community Centered Programs

    Project: Integration of the children of Jaffa’s orchards in the activities of two community centers. Objective: Providing municipal services for the children in the two areas to allow for a healthy and constructive social framework. Need: Two areas in Jaffa are disconnected from the community and its municipal services. Children often loiter on the streets instead of engaging […]

close

Contact us about an initiative of the Tel Aviv Foundation

    accessibility