Update 4/11/19: Funding for this match offer has been fully applied to eligible projects, and donations are no longer being matched. We will update this page if additional funding becomes available. We are thrilled to see all of the amazing FIRST projects our teacher community created!
Update 4/11/19: Funding for this match is running low. We anticipate all funding will be applied to eligible projects within the week. If you have a project idea in the works, submit as soon as possible for the best chance to receive matched donations!
What kind of match?
Starting April 8, 2019, all qualifying projects will receive a 3X Match. That means a $20 donation will become a $60 donation.
If your project meets the criteria below, new donations on your project will be matched as long as funding remains. You will see the match offer applied to your project as soon as it is approved and live on the site. Please note, the match offer will not appear during Friends and Family Pre-Funding.
How to qualify:
- Create a project requesting materials for your FIRST team. You can find FIRST resources on our site through LEGO Education and Amazon Business.
- If you are not able to find the resource you need through our vendors, you are welcome to create a Special Request project to get the resources you need.
- Talk about your school’s FIRST team in one of your project essays.
What won’t qualify:
- Projects requesting funding for FIRST registration fees are not eligible for this Match Offer. If you are creating a new FIRST team for your school or you are taking your FIRST team to a competition, you may request resources for your team, but the registration fee should be covered outside of your DonorsChoose.org project.
- Professional development projects are not eligible for this Match Offer.
Here are some of our favorite FIRST projects:
With thanks to Bosch and Qualcomm
Both Bosch and Qualcomm are proud to support FIRST and believe that all students should have access to hands-on, innovative STEM opportunities at their schools. They are excited to match these FIRST projects on our site!