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Micron Gives 2022 Year-End Summary

Our Micron Gives program encompasses philanthropy for both Micron Technology and the Micron Foundation. The foundation, a separate legal entity, is the primary funding source for our giving.

Our 2022 Micron Gives Year-End Summary shares the inspiration, innovation and value of collective action from the foundation and Micron team members around the world.

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Our purpose

Micron Technology’s mission is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all.

The Micron Foundation builds on this mission to enrich lives by providing equitable opportunities for underrepresented populations, enriching our communities and increasing access to STEM education to create lasting social impact.

Micron Foundation all-time giving

Engineering the future

Our K-12 programs are funded by the Micron Foundation to create equitable environments and inspire learning so that all students and educators can pursue a future in STEM.

A group of students at the Chip Camp event, creating their electrical models.

Chip Camp

Chip Camp is designed for middle school students and filled with engaging, hands-on STEM activities that highlight aspects of the semiconductor and engineering fields.

Learn more about Chip Camp >
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Two girls sitting next to each other, working on a design

Girls Going Tech

Girls Going Tech is a unique model that blends STEM activities with mentorship to inspire female, nonbinary or gender-fluid middle school students to pursue tech careers. 

Learn more about Girls Going Tech >
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Adults wearing micron smocks working in a lab environment

Job shadow

The job shadow program allows high school students to get a glimpse of a typical day at Micron to show the skills and attributes are needed for careers in technology.

Learn more about job shadow >
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 A female teacher and female student smiling to each other, as they discuss something looking at a touch-screen tablet

Educator development

Just as we have many programs for students, we also work with educators and administrators on training opportunities and tools so they can excite their classes about STEM.

Learn more about educator development >
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Frequently asked questions

What are the funding priorities and initiatives of the Micron Foundation?

The Micron Foundation's primary focus areas are to provide equitable opportunities for underrepresented populations, enrich our communities and increase access to STEM education to create lasting social impact. These priorities are discussed throughout our homepage.

What kinds of organizations can the Micron Foundation support?

The Micron Foundation supports a range of eligible nongovernmental, nonprofit and academic organizations. Eligibility requirements vary by funding opportunity and must align with our primary giving areas.

What is the relationship between the Micron Foundation and Micron Technology?

Established in 1999 by Micron Technology, the Micron Foundation is a private nonoperating corporate foundation with an endowment fund. It is recognized as a 501(c)(3) organization by the IRS.

Where is the Micron Foundation located?

The Micron Foundation has no single physical office. It is incorporated in Idaho, United States, and has team members based at Micron locations around the globe.

How does my organization apply for a grant or sponsorship from the Micron Foundation?

The Micron Foundation identifies partners in our site communities through grass roots efforts and other partner interactions. We are not currently accepting unsolicited funding proposals or requests. If your organization aligns with our giving areas, is near one of our Micron sites and you would like to tell us more about it or have questions, submit an inquiry.

Does the Micron Foundation support youth sports teams, school events or fundraisers, or similar activities?

Micron supports these types of causes through our employee giving program. The Micron Foundation matches team member contributions dollar for dollar to qualified nonprofits or schools registered in the Benevity Causes portal. Team members must donate directly via the Micron Gives platform or submit receipts for donations to be matched within the calendar year they are made.

Does the Micron Foundation support organizations globally or in the United States only?

The Micron Foundation supports both U.S. and eligible international organizations.

Does the Micron Foundation focus on specific geographic areas?

The Micron Foundation focuses primarily on the communities where Micron team members live and work, but we also work at regional levels, in alignment with our giving strategies, to make a difference.

Does the Micron Foundation give funding directly to individuals in need?

No, the Micron Foundation's funding supports eligible nonprofit organizations and schools; it is not for individuals.

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2022 year-end summary

Learn more about how we have helped our communities.

Download our 2022 report

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Disclosures

The Micron Foundation is a 501(c)(3) Private Nonoperating Foundation. The IRS Form 990 is an annual information return.

2022 990PF Micron Foundation

2021 990PF Micron Foundation

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