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Equity and Access Grant

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Student Teams to
Increase the Participation of Underrepresented Populations in STEM

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FIRST

Deadline Date:

11/06/20 5:00 PM EST

Description:

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Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International student teams to increase the participation of female and/or underrepresented populations in STEM fields. Funding is intended to support teams that are interested in making a positive impact both in and out of their community. This opportunity is available exclusively to FIRST Robotics Competition Teams. Preference will be given to projects that are presenting FIRST programs.

FIRST has prioritized grants for underserved, underrepresented, and vulnerable populations, including:

Underrepresented Populations:

  • Hispanics and Latinos
  • African Americans
  • American Indians
  • Native Alaskans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

Underserved Populations:

  • Economically disadvantaged students
  • Girls and young women
  • First generation in college
  • Disconnected youth
  • Those living in rural or urban areas

Vulnerable Youths:

  • Youth emancipating from foster care
  • Runaway and homeless youth
  • Youth involved in the juvenile justice system
  • Immigrant youth and youth with limited English proficiency
  • Youth with disabilities and/or receiving special education
  • LGBTQ+ youth

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 186902

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants are available for between $1,000 and $5,000 each.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Teams must be a FIRST Robotics Competition Team.
- Teams must register for the 2021 season before the grant can be applied.
- Teams must have 2 screened mentors.

Pre-Application Information:

Application Dates: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at Noon EST - Friday, November 6, 2020 at 5 pm EST

Teams will be notified via email of their award status by Monday, November 16th.

Teams must register for the 2021 season before the grant can be applied.

The application must include a copy of the team's Equity Action plan. At minimum, the plan should include the Goals from the Inspiring Success for All Training:
https://info.firstinspires.org/inspiring-success?utm_source=first-inspires&utm_medium=cta&utm_campaign=edi-training-019&utm_content=edi-rl&hsCtaTracking=9cd2572a-9f1f-4b33-b29f-38dcd801b01f%7C7e38341d-ffee-44c4-9bdc-8f129524da24

FAQ: https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/team-grants-faq

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: https://www.firstinspires.org/about/diversityinclusion

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://usfirst.submittable.com/submit/1db10e7e-4a43-40aa-9758-05abde93f7b7/2021-first-robotics-competition-equity-and-access-grant-application

Questions can be directed to frcgrants@firstinspires.org.

To find your FIRST Regional Director please visit https://www.firstinspires.org/about/contact-us.

FIRST
Attn: Development
200 Bedford Street
Manchester, NH 03101

Phone:
(603) 666-3906 or (800) 871-8326

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

Canada: Alberta;   British Columbia;   Manitoba;   New Brunswick;   Newfoundland and Labrador;   Northwest Territories;   Nova Scotia;   Nunavut;   Ontario;   Prince Edward Island;   Quebec;   Saskatchewan;   Yukon;

Israel

International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.

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