FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) was founded in 1989 to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. FIRST designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills. Since its beginning, FIRST has had a positive impact on students and academic communities.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(3/4)|89.18 Score


(3/4)|85 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|97 Score



Headquarter Address

200 Bedford Street
Manchester, NH 03101