The FIRST NH Fund

Thanks to the New Hampshire Department of Education, every public and charter school in New Hampshire now has the opportunity and start-up funding to have FIRST® teams in their school.

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 available for both rookie teams and existing teams.

The suggested amount of funds available for the different programs (assuming there are enough funds available) are as follows:

FIRST Lego League Jr.

(Grades K-4; Ages 6-10)
Up to $1,000 towards robot kit, tools, registration for multiple teams
$250 towards a coach's stipend

FIRST Lego League

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

FIRST Tech Challenge

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

FIRST Robotics Challenge

(Grades 9-12; Ages 14-18)
Up to $5,000 towards robot kit, tools, registration
$1,500 towards a coach's stipend

Application Rules

Contact Ken St. Hilaire at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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