The AstronomyOutreach network with the support of it's underwriters provide equipment donations to groups and organizations to help promote outreach. Each month donation request submissions are reviewed by our Board of Directors, and selections are made based off of criteria including but not limited to:
The number of individuals of the general public that would be affected by outreach with the help of said donation.
Whether or not the organization or individual has received a donation from AON in the past.
Whether or not the individual or organization has a sound sustainability program in place.