Foundation / Corporation
FIRST, John Deere Inspire
Grants to USA nonprofit youth organizations serving youth between the ages of 14 to 18 in multiple states to compete in a robotics competition. Funding is intended to help teams of participants design, build, and program robots to perform prescribed tasks against a field of competitors. The grant covers costs normally paid to FIRST by teams, such as for registration, robot kits or parts, and field setup kits. Applicants are encouraged to support diversity within their team.
Teams must be located within a 40-mile (65-kilometer) driving distance from the nearest John Deere Facility (excludes John Deere Dealers) or have a John Deere employee committed to actively supporting their team for the 2020 - 2021 season in person or in light of COVID-19, virtually regardless of location. In the U.S, this includes the John Deere Inspire home communities listed below:
FIRST Robotics Competition gives high school students and their adult mentors the opportunity to work and create together to solve a common problem. Teams of students are challenged to design, build, and program robots and compete for awards, while they also create a team identity, raise funds, hone teamwork skills, and advance respect and appreciation for STEM within the local community.
Key criteria used for selecting and prioritizing grant requests:
GrantWatch ID#: 160576
For approved grants, funding levels will vary for new and returning teams based on team financial need and if the team has diversity ( females and/or people of color) participation.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://johndeerefirst.submittable.com/signup?returnUrl=%2fsubmit%2f165905%2f2020-2021-john-deere-first-grant-application
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USA: California: Torrance; Georgia: Augusta; Illinois: Champaign & Quad Cities; Iowa: Des Moines, Dubuque, Paton, Ottumwa, Quad Cities, & Waterloo; Kansas: Coffeyville ; Louisiana: Thibodaux ; Missouri: Springfield; North Carolina: Raleigh-Durham ; North Dakota: Fargo & Valley City; Tennessee: Greeneville ; Wisconsin: Horicon
Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales
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Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to address the needs of residents in eligible counties, with priority given to low- to moderate-income populations. Applicants in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska,
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Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are
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