Robotics Start-Up Grant - elementary School 1st - 5th graders

Please Note: This grant application is currently closed and will reopen in Spring 2019. You are welcome to complete and submit the application form for early consideration for the 2019-20 robotics season. For questions, email us at

Thank you for your interest in the TechPoint Foundation for Youth State Robotics Grant!

If you are a non-school interested in applying for the robotics grant please visit the Non-School Robotics Grant page. 

Interested applicants should review the following Terms and Conditions and FAQ before applying. Upon confirmation of all Terms and Conditions, candidates may begin the application process. Only one grant will be awarded per eligible elementary school. If the applicant still has questions or concerns, please contact us at

Please note, once you begin the application process there is not an option to save and return. In total, this application should take around 30 minutes to complete.

Terms and Conditions
By checking each box below you are acknowledging that you have read and agreed to the following terms and conditions. *
*If you cannot meet all of the listed terms and conditions, please encourage a qualified applicant to proceed with the grant application. For additional questions or clarifications about the above criteria, contact
Contact Information
Robotics Educator *
Robotics Educator
This is the elementary educator who will be responsible for meeting all grant requirements and assuring their team’s best chance at a successful experience. This person may or may not be the Robotics Coach but will be required to support the volunteer coach.
What grades do you teach? *
Robotics Educator School Phone *
Robotics Educator School Phone
Robotics Educator Cell Phone *
Robotics Educator Cell Phone
Please enter full & proper school name as listed on DOE's website
You can find your school's code here: It will be the number in ( ) next to your school name.
School Address *
School Address
Please confirm that you have notified and been given permission from your building principal or leader to apply for this grant. *
School Administrator Contact *
School Administrator Contact
This is a principal, vice principal, or counselor who will be a backup contact throughout the grant process.
School Administrator Contact Phone *
School Administrator Contact Phone
Proposal Summary
What grades does your school serve or will it serve in the Fall 2018 semester? (check all that apply) *
What grade(s) do you predict will be on your robotics team? (Recommended 3rd – 5th grade; also teams can be made up of multiple grades) *
Remember it is completely okay if you have no experience with robotics. We will train you!
Where did you hear about the State Robotics Initiative? *
Please check all that apply