Be Inspiring – Support FIRST in Western & Central PA

Any time is a great time to become a Season Sponsor.  Make a pledge today

Sponsor recognition includes website showcasing and other opportunities  throughout the season. 

FIRST Sponsorship Benefits – Your funding provides…

  • A technologically literate workforce
  • Renewed inspiration to company engineers and employees
  • Rich employee volunteer opportunities, including training and team building
  • Strength to your organization’s reputation in the community

In addition to traditional funding, opportunities for in-kind donations are also available:

  • Employee paid time off to volunteer for FIRST in our region
  • Graphic Design, printing
  • Video Production: Highlight video of the Greater Pittsburgh Regional FIRST Robotics Competition, to be used for promotional purposes and fundraising during the following year
  • Greater Pittsburgh Regional VIP Event (e.g., VIP Reception; Judges’ Dinner) or VIP Hospitality Center
  • Marketing, design, and printing services, including FIRST Robotics Competition T-shirts and other event banners, signs, etc.
  • Pittsburgh FIRST event hosting (e.g., Open Houses, Team Scrimmages, Training/Workshops, Off-Season Competitions)
  • Lumber and other materials for a shared regional practice field (3/4″ and 1/2″ plywood sheets; 2×4)
  • Be creative.  We are open to other in-kind suggestions of how YOU can inspire our students.

For more information, please contact Daphne Frownfelter, Regional Director, Pennsylvania, Chief State Advocate, FIRST, at (610) 401-4310 or

FIRST is a 501(c)(3) Public Charity.  Donations to FIRST are tax deductible to the extent provided by current IRS tax laws and regulations (EIN # 22-2990908).

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