The FIRST NH Fund

The FIRST NH Fund has been established to provide the opportunity to every school in New Hampshire to have FIRST® teams in their school. Grants are available to start new FIRST® teams and these grants are designed to cover registration, kit materials and a stipend for teacher coaches.

To receive a grant from these funds, a school needs to meet the following criteria:

Be a New Hampshire Public or Charter School
Have at least 1 coach
Attend at least 1 competition

What do the Team Grants Cover?

Grants are listed below and vary based on the FIRST program:

FIRST Lego League Jr.

(Grades K-4; Ages 6-10)
Up to $500 towards robot kit, tools, registration for multiple teams
$250 towards a teacher coach's stipend

FIRST Lego League

(Grades 4-8; Ages 9-16)
Up to $1,000 towards robot kit, tools, registration
$250 towards a teacher coach's stipend

FIRST Tech Challenge

(Grades 7-12; Ages 12-18)
Up to $1,500 towards robot kit, tools, registration
$750 towards a teacher coach's stipend

FIRST Robotics Challenge

(Grades 9-12; Ages 14-18)
Up to $6,000 towards robot kit, tools, registration
$1,000 towards a teacher coach's stipend

How To Apply

To apply for a grant, contact Ken St.Hilaire at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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