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 2022-23 FIRST robotics season are now open.
Applications for FIRST Tech Challenge open through 9/15/2022
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 15, 2022.
* If for any reason you are unable to use this Google Form or upload a budget, please contact Phil Wood. Last year’s FIRST Tech Challenge grants averaged $728 per team and ranged from $200 to $1,000. 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 15, 2022
Notification of award: September 29, 2022
Distribution of checks: 3 weeks after receipt of invoice
Special Note: Advancement grants will be considered only for teams that applied and qualified for this season grant.