Spotlight on FIRST

FIRST is proud to receive the following special recognition as part of our continued work to inspire children to explore science and technology.

FIRST has earned a spot on the 2013 Top-Rated Nonprofits List - GreatNonprofits.org Award is Based on Positive Online Reviews.


/uploadedImages/Who/Assets/4star120x60.gifFor the ninth consecutive year, FIRST has achieved a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for consistently executing its mission in a fiscally responsible way. This rating places FIRST in the top 1% of all charities evaluated by Charity Navigator.



NASSP seal for 2014-15The National Association of Secondary School Principals has placed the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) and FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) on the NASSP National Advisory List of Contests and Activities for 2014-2015. Visit the NASSP site for more information.

FIRST is proud to be accepted onto the National/International 2014 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Charity List. CFC is a successful annual workplace charity campaign, with almost 200 CFC campaigns throughout the country and overseas raising millions of dollars each year. Pledges made during the campaign season support eligible non-profit organizations that provide health and human service benefits throughout the world. Read more at: http://www.opm.gov/combined-federal-campaign/