Know anyone who might be interested in starting a FIRST Tech Challenge team? FIRST British Columbia has grants available to help teams getting ready for their first competition season. Please read all the way down the page to see all the grant opportunities.
1. New Teams can receive a $1,000 grant funded by the Provincial Government.
Additional grants may become available throughout the season based on a specific criteria set by the sponsor. The Grant Application form collects the information we need to allocate the grants. By completing our application your team will be considered for all grants for which your team is eligible. A more complete application will result in a better chance of receiving a grant.
All of the information collected in our application is relevant to the targets or goals of one or more of our grantors. Data collected in our application may be used in connection with grant reporting. Summary data could be used in newsletters, websites and marketing materials associated with FIRST British Columbia. At no time will student identifiable information be released or published.
The grant application will stay open as long as there are grants available. If you work with multiple teams, please complete a new application for each new team.
We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia through the Ministry of Education.
2. FIRST is excited to announce a needs-based grants for new teams participating in the 2019-2020 FIRST Tech Challenge Season! This funding is available to newly created teams that have not yet paid for registration.
Note: the link above is to the FIRST Inspires website. Please use the Contact page when you are applying for this grant to let FIRST Robotics BC know that you are applying.