Grant Updates

Home » Grant Updates

FIRST in Texas Grants – Apply! Apply! Apply!

FIRST in Texas Grants – Apply! Apply! Apply!The FIRST in Texas grant opportunity is all about helping kids get access to participate on a FIRST robotics team and related competitions. Early exposure to robotics, especially when it’s fun, is the first step to helping graduating students choose to either join the workforce in a skilled trade or attend college and major in a … Continue reading FIRST in Texas Grants – Apply! Apply! Apply!

Investing in the Future STEM Workforce

Investing in the Future STEM WorkforceIt’s not every day you find a community investment program that: Encourages STEM education and the development of 21st-century work/life skills Enriches the lives of underrepresented and underserved students in Texas Creates amazing team building experiences for your employees Builds a pipeline into your company for future employees But that’s exactly what you get when … Continue reading Investing in the Future STEM Workforce

Updated Contact Information!

Updated Contact Information!in Texas has transitioned to new contact information: Email: info@firstintexas.org Phone: 512-953-7701 Mailing Address: 2541 South IH-35, Suite 200-263 | Round Rock, Texas 78664 Staff emails have changed as well. You can find our new information on our Team page. We look forward to working with you!

2015-16 Grant Calendar Announced

2015-16 Grant Calendar Announcedin Texas is pleased to announce that our grant calendar for the 2015-16 season has been finalized. Eligible applications for grant awards are complete applications turned in by the deadlines below. What is a complete application? A complete application has these three elements: Submitted Team Grant Application Photo release forms for each team member (.docx) Texas … Continue reading 2015-16 Grant Calendar Announced

Upcoming: LEGO Foundation Start-Up Grants

Upcoming: LEGO Foundation Start-Up GrantsAre you a rookie Central Texas LEGO League team? You’ll want to read this! The LEGO Foundation is pleased to support rookie FLL teams in the Central Texas region again this year. Last year, awarded teams were given a brand new EV3 robot and field set-up kit, but only teams who have not yet purchased … Continue reading Upcoming: LEGO Foundation Start-Up Grants

Office Hours – Watch our Application Walkthrough

Office Hours – Watch our Application WalkthroughWe have made some changes on the 2015-16 Team Grant Application and we are ready to answer your questions about it. Please watch the video below to get the inside scoop on this year’s application! We are running a demo of the application and answering questions as they come up. Who can apply? K-12 FIRST Robotics … Continue reading Office Hours – Watch our Application Walkthrough

Texas Teams Earn Honors at World Championships

Last week, 48  Robotics teams from across the state of Texas traveled to the annual FIRST® World Championship, held in St. Louis, MO. Of those teams, nine (9) took home awards in the Robotics Competition (FRC),  Tech Challenge (FTC), and  LEGO® League (FLL) tournaments. The  in Texas Foundation supports  Robotics teams and events across Texas, … Continue reading Texas Teams Earn Honors at World Championships

Have You Thanked Your Sponsors?

Have You Thanked Your Sponsors?Now that the official season of events is over, it’s time to thank your sponsors! in Texas wants to help you with this process, so please take a look at our Sponsor Thanks and Team Engagement pages for important tips. What is the purpose of these actions? How can we make sure sponsors are getting … Continue reading Have You Thanked Your Sponsors?