KC STEM Alliance engages in targeted grant making to support STEM education in the Kansas City region on a limited basis, as funds allow. Applications for the 2021-22 FIRST robotics season will be announced as they become available.
Grant support for FIRST Robotics teams
Applications for FIRST Tech Challenge open through 9/29/2021
KC STEM Alliance will offer grants to support and increase student participation in the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) in the following counties: Johnson and Wyandotte in Kansas; and Cass, Clay, Jackson, and Platte in Missouri. Applications are due at 5 p.m. Wednesday, September 29, 2021.
* If for any reason you are unable to use this Google Form or upload a budget, please contact Shani Negron at firstname.lastname@example.org. Last year’s FIRST Tech Challenge grants averaged $506 per team and ranged from $345 to $700. This season’s grant amounts will be determined by the number of applications, evaluation of applications by a grant review board and the total amount of grant funding available.
Application deadline: September 29, 2021
Notification of award: October 4, 2021
Distribution of checks: 3 weeks after receipt of invoice
Special Note: KC STEM Alliance is not currently considering teams for advancement grants. As the season progresses we will revisit advancement grant opportunities.