Updated for 2020-2021 Season
Review the different sections below to see for which grant(s) your team may qualify. Teams who submit an application will be considered for all grants for which they are eligible.
Additional grant opportunities will be posted throughout the season as they become available.
Texas Workforce Commission (TWC)
The Texas Workforce Commission grant serves as an opportunity to help develop new high school aged teams in the State of Texas, specifically teams composed of students with disabilities, coming from under-served, underrepresented, or financially limited communities, teams serving military bases, teams made up of home-schooled students, students who are economically disadvantaged, foster students, and teams in rural areas.
The Dell grant is aimed at serving teams in financial need, with under-served and underrepresented students (females and/or minorities). Dell is looking to provide financial support to those teams that can use this grant to make a difference in their communities.
The Xcel Energy grant is supports FIRST LEGO League and FIRST Robotics Competition teams in need in the Texas Panhandle
Texas Active Rookie Partnership (TARP) Grant
This grant is designed to assist with team development in the state of Texas by asking Veteran FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) teams to identify and mentor new Rookie FIRST Robotics Competition teams in their area.
Grants not Administered by FIRST® in Texas
Additional grants are available through other sources outside of FIRST® in Texas, including national grants from FIRST® and corporate grants.