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This team grant opportunity is available for FIRST teams who have a Rockwell Automation employee mentor. The grants are available for all four FIRST programs. Please complete this Submittable application before December 31st, 2023 and before November 6th, 2023 for FIRST® Robotics Competition applicants.

FIRST  informational links are below:
FIRST® LEGO® League Explore (Formerly FIRST LEGO League Junior) Application Deadline: December 31st, 2023
FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge (Formerly FIRST LEGO League)  Application Deadline: December 31st, 2023
FIRST® Tech Challenge Application Deadline: December 31st, 2023
FIRST® Robotics Competition Application Deadline: November 6th, 2023

Teams should be associated with a school or 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations (4-H, Girl Scouts, Boys & Girls Clubs, etc.) in order to be eligible. 

Teams should apply and get approval for the Rockwell Automation / FIRST grant prior to paying for registration for the 2023-2024 FIRST season. You can register, however, you should not pay for your registration as you may forfeit eligibility for your grant.

Grant funding levels vary for new and returning teams and will cover costs normally paid to FIRST by teams such as for registration, robot kits or parts, and field setup kits. A listing of the funding levels for each program is available on the Rockwell Automation employee FIRST Share Point site.

Teams will be notified of their grant status within 15 business days of submission.

Should you have any questions regarding Rockwell Automation/FIRST Team grants, please email Stewardship Specialist Patrick Farnell at FIRST -  pfarnell@firstinspires.org

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.