FTC Veteran Grants 2017-2018

$750 2nd Year or $350 3rd Year in Matching Funds


  • Receipts should total either  $750 or $350
  • Send receipts as 1 PDF file to sandylaker87@gmail.com
  • Label PDF - Team #, Total $, Date
  • Receipts are due on 10/11 and 12/1 2017
  • Grant checks should be mailed 7-10 days later.
  • Teams will complete an end of the season survey

Step 1

Team applies for FIRST® Inspires Veteran Grant (if approved, it covers $275 registration)


Team proceeds to register & purchase required equipment. Go to Step 3.

Step 2

After grant notification, team registers with FIRST® Inspires & purchases FTC robot equipment and electronics & communication sets and if desired, field elements

Step 3

Apply for Grant match: https://goo.gl/1SSxki

Step 4

Team registers on Illinois FTC and signs up for leagues/meets

Team Attends Meets- Events

Step 5

Team emails FIRST® Illinois Robotics scanned receipts* Competition parts, phones, robot kit, new control & communication set*
only materials that will last multiple seasons may be included for the match
Do not include=Field elements, registration fees, travel costs, t-shirts
(NOTE: Cut offs Receipt Totals - $750, $350)
Due 10/11, 12/1 2017

Step 6

Team needs to develop an aggressive fundraising plan for future years. The goal of these grants is to create the beginning of a stable long-term fundraising program.

Send the pdf of your receipts to: sandylaker87@gmail.com

Questions contact: FTC-contact@FIRSTIllinoisRobotics.org
Subject Line: Team number/Illinois Grants Question


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