A generous and extensive network of Fortune 500 corporations, educational and professional institutions, foundations, and individuals support FIRST. Together, these organizations and individuals provide significant funding, mentorship time and talent, Volunteers, equipment, and more to insure that FIRST participants receive the best experience possible. 

Through the resources they provide, our Sponsors are helping FIRST inspire young people to become the next generation of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) professionals.

FIRST started over 20 years ago with the generous support of our FIRST Founding Sponsors, including Boston Scientific, Baxter, DEKA, GM, Johnson & Johnson, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Motorola Solutions Foundation and Xerox. FIRST has continued to grow and thrive through the significant contributions of our FIRST Strategic Partners, which include 3M, BAE Systems, Boeing, Bechtel, FedEx, Google, JCPenney, Motorola Solutions Foundation, NASA, National Instruments, PTC, Qualcomm, Rockwell Automation, Rockwell Collins, Time Warner Cable, and UTC.

For more information regarding FIRST programs and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Development at development@usfirst.org.