Team applies for FIRST® Inspires Registration Grant (if approved, it covers $275 registration +475 for product)
Team proceeds to register & purchase required equipment. Go to Step 3.
After grant notification, team registers with FIRST® Inspires & purchases FTC robot equipment and electronics & communication sets and if desired, field elements
Apply for Rookie match: https://goo.gl/forms/7s4RbH7mi2WqWvhs1
Team registers on Illinois FTC and signs up for leagues/meets
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, $1000, $1500)
Due 10/11, 12/1 2016
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: email@example.com
Note: Organizations with multiple teams
Organizations that received rookie grants in 17-18, will not be able to receive new rookie grants next year if they don't maintain their previous season rookie team levels. This only applies to organizations that have multiple rookie teams.
Questions contact: FTC-contact@FIRSTIllinoisRobotics.org
Subject Line: Team number/Illinois Grants Question