FIRST Tech Challenge Grants

Grant Opportunities

Please check with your Affiliate Partner for your local grant information.

FIRST Tech Challenge Rookie Grant

FIRST is excited to announce our need-based FIRST Tech Challenge Rookie Grant for teams participating in the 2019-2020 FIRST Tech Challenge Season!

This funding is available to newly created teams that have not yet paid for registration. Those interested in applying for the need-based grant should create a new FIRST Tech Challenge team to obtain a 9-digit temporary team number before applying for this grant. Awarded new teams will receive a $275 registration grant to cover the full cost of the FIRST Tech Challenge season registration and a $225 product grant to be used in the FIRST Tech Challenge Storefront to purchase product. Apply for the grant here!

Arconic Foundation Grant - The Arconic Grant has been reopened!

Grant Details:

This grant is open to FIRST Tech Challenge teams for the 2019-20 season. A submission does not guarantee funding.

Grants may be requested during the following application period this season.  Grants will not be available outside the dates listed below:
Grant Open Date: September 9, 2019
Grant Close Date: September 20, 2019

Apply for the Arconic Grant here! Teams will receive information via the coach’s email on the status of their application on September 27th

If you need assistance or have any grant related questions, please email