The company Argo AI supports Challenge teams from the Munich region with the season materials as well as a robotics set. In the 2022/23 season, 5 teams will receive funding.
The Deutsche Stiftung für Ehrenamt und Engagement (DSEE) supports teams from secondary schools in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern as part of the ZukunftsMUT funding project. The support will enable 8 teams to receive funding to participate in FIRST LEGO League Challenge in the 2022/23 season. The funding includes all materials, the participation fee, and an introductory webinar for the coaches.
In addition, in 2022, funds from DSEE made it possible to create a volunteer recruitment video.
Through the Löwenstark - Der Bildungskick initiative, the Hessian Ministry of Education and Culture provides funding to Hessian secondary schools and awards Challenge In the classroom grants. In the 2022/23 season, the 275 classes that received funding in the previous season will receive a follow-up grant. In addition, up to 110 new classes can apply for funding.
The John Deere company supports Explore and Challenge teams from the Rhine-Neckar area with the season materials as well as a robotics set. In the 2022/23 season, 12 teams will receive funding. In addition, the teams receive support from John Deere mentors as needed.
The LEGO Foundation supports Explore and Challenge teams for several seasons with the season materials and a robotics set. In the 2022/23 season, 30 teams will receive follow-up funding. No new grants will be awarded for the 2022/23 season.
The Motorola Solutions Foundation supports Explore and Challenge teams in Germany and Austria for several seasons with the season materials, participation fees and robotics sets. In the 2022/23 season, 35 teams will receive 2-year funding and 20 teams will receive follow-up funding.
Novelis is supporting Explore and Challenge teams and awarding grants for participation in the 2022/23 season. A total of 25 teams near Novelis locations will be funded to receive the participation fee and season materials.
The German Postcode Lottery supports secondary school classes in the federal state of Saxony-Anhalt and awards grants for participation in FIRST LEGO League Challenge In the Classroom. The funding includes all season materials, robotics sets, the participation fee and a webinar offer. In the 2022/23 season, 10 classes will receive funding.
The Sage Foundation supports 13 Explore and 12 Challenge classes in the Leipzig region for two years. The grants cover seasonal materials, participation fees, and robotics sets. The class grants additionally include tablets, an introductory workshop for teachers, and for Challenge, the required Robot-Game tables.
HANDS on TECHNOLOGY e.V. offers new teams the opportunity to rent a robotics set. This offer is only valid while available and is by rental agreement and for a fee. The following robots are available:
- LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 (rental fee: 20.00 euros/year plus shipping)
- LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 (rental fee: 30.00 Euro/year plus shipping)
- LEGO SPIKE Prime basic and expansion (rental fee: 30,00 Euro/year plus shipping)
If you would like to borrow a set, send a message to Elsie.