We believe in the importance of ongoing outreach, but also recognize the tremendous level of wear that many of these day long events have on the robot. Using last year's robot will allow us to perfect this year's robot independently and keep it in tip top shape for competitions.
2014 / 2015 Season Budget:
Registration for FIRST, League Play, FIRST Qualifiers, State Competition
Robot Hardware and Electronics
FTC Field Components
Team Apparel, Marketing Material, Presentation,Travel, Misc Parts
Here is what your donation can really do!
$20 Provides basic hardware.
$50 Provides basic hardware and structural pieces.
$100 Provides a Samantha WiFi communication module for the robot.
$150 Pays for one new NXT microprocessor, which controls the robot.
$550 Pays for a single Tetrix kit of basic parts, needed to build the robot.
$750 Pays for both a basic and advanced Tetrix kit of parts to build the robot and game piece manipulator.
$1,000 Covers the FIRST North American and competition registrations.
$1,200 Purchases this year’s game pieces used in competition and the field perimeter, allowing full field practice games.
$1,500 Supplies sensors, servos, motor controllers for robot movement and control.
$3,000 Pays for all the parts, needed to construct this year’s robot.
$6,300 Full Team support Pays for the robot, registrations, and team expenses for this year’s competition.
Pick your Donation / Sponsorship Level
Donate any amount, including automatic recurring donations
We have a 501(c)3 non-profit designation so any donations are tax deductible. We can provide Tax ID letters and receipts for your donation.
Sponsorship Levels and recognition
Optimus Prime© Level $2000 +
Your name/business on our website with a link, a hand written thank you note, a signed team photo, your name/business on our sponsor banner, a deluxe thank you plaque, your name on our robot, your name on our team T-shirt and (optional) meet and greet with the team to drive the robot.
Hektoen Institute of Medicine (2013)
Anonymous Donor (2013)
Grainger - Burr Ridge
Founded in 1943, Hektoen is one of the largest medical nonprofit organizations in Chicago. Hektoen promotes and supports research and education, and assists investigators and organizations in identifying funding sources, writing and applying for grants, and the overall administration of the award, including accounting, reporting, and personnel management.
Hektoen Institute, L.L.C. - 2240 West Ogden Avenue, Chicago, IL 60612
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