Annual Report & Financials

Making a transformational impact on society and demonstrating unparalleled financial stewardship summarizes our Fiscal Year 2016. A powerful force in how the world’s young people view science and technology, FIRST is changing opportunities, skill sets, and outcomes. Evaluation data tells us that 75 percent of FIRST Alumni are now studying for or working in STEM careers, and girls in FIRST are significantly more likely to have greater gains in STEM than their peers or boys in FIRST. That’s impact with a capital “I.” In terms of financial stewardship, FIRST achieved its eleventh consecutive four-star rating from Charity Navigator, certifying our continued commitment to accountability, transparency, and sound fiscal management. This places FIRST in the top 1% of all U.S. charities evaluated by Charity Navigator. Learn more about our impact and stewardship from our 2016 Annual Impact Report and our FIRST Audited Financials below.

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Our report on results and progress is available for download. Includes messages from FIRST founder, Board co-chairs, and president; a summary of progress in the FIRST Robotics Competition, FIRST Tech Challenge, FIRST LEGO League, and FIRST LEGO League Jr. programs; FIRST financials; and an acknowledgement and listing of FIRST supporters. Download PDF version


FIRST Audited Financials FY2017
FIRST Financial Statements for Fiscal Years ending June 2017 and 2016 with Independent Auditors' Report.

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2014 FIRST Annual Report

2014 FIRST Annual Impact Report