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Welcome to the Binghamton Local Section of the American Chemical Society!

It is our pleasure to welcome you to the official website for the Binghamton Local Section of the American Chemical Society. Please click here to learn more about our local section.

Please check out the Activities tab to learn more about our many exciting events and programs, such as the United States National Chemistry Olympiad, Chemists Celebrate Earth Day, and National Chemistry Week.

Take time to become active as an ACS Member in our Section! Contact us with any questions and/or suggestions.

2019 National Chemistry Week - Marvelous Metals!

This year's theme for National Chemistry Week is Marvelous Metals, where we will explore the important role metals play in our everyday lives!

For more information about events celebrating the week, click here.

Binghamton ACS Local Section Mini Grants

The Binghamton ACS local section will be offering a limited number of mini grants to section members who wish to sponsor an event or activity that will increase the engagement of members and encourage innovative activities that will benefit the local community, schools, or legislative government.

Grant Details:
  1. A limited number of grants (up to $200) are available to local section members who wish to host an event/activity that meets the above criteria.
  2. The application is on a rolling basis and applications will be reviewed during the academic year. Grant funds are limited and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
  3. A summary report must be submitted within 30 days of the conclusion of the event/activity.

Some events for consideration include: hands-on science activities with K-12 students, their teachers and/or their parents, professional development events for undergraduate and graduate level students, etc.

Link to online application: