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How We Give Back

We donate time, money and resources that help develop the next generation of innovators. Take a look at how we came together in 2015 to help our community.





Our Cause Focus Areas

We believe our resources make a greater impact by focusing on the following social issues affecting our local communities.

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K-12 Education

Building a solid future starts in our classrooms today. We’re proud to partner with STEM and literacy organizations working to ensure kids have the skills and knowledge they need to succeed.

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Child Health

When they have their whole lives in front of them, they deserve to embrace it. That's why we support organizations that help kids realize the future they deserve.

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Basic Human Needs

The need for support doesn't always come with a warning. From disaster relief to food or blood drives, we're there for our communities in their time of need.

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Request Support

We have a rich history of supporting community events, organizations and activities. You can request First Tech support through a charitable grant or corporate sponsorship.

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Charitable Grant

Awarded to organizations who work to address one or more of our focus areas. Support may come in the form of money, giveaways or promotional exposure.

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Corporate Sponsorship

Awarded for community events supporting a focus area, and tech industry events that help us create stronger relationships with our members and communities.

Scholarships

We are excited to announce the $5,000 scholarship recipients for 2016. We've awarded five scholarships to students with a STEM-focused major and five to students with other areas of study.


2016 Recipients

  • RaghavTripathi, Case Western Reserve University
  • Madeleine Lyons, University of Portland
  • Kalli Otto, Boise State University
  • Clare McLeod, Cornell University
  • Cameron Cain, University of Michigan
  • Shannon Saliba, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • Jennifer Mahan, American Public University System
  • Hannah Gerber, Brigham Young University
  • Andrew Dorn, University of Oregon
  • Leah Shearer, Western Washington University

Since 2008, we've supported higher education through our college scholarships. We will accept applications for 2017 scholarships from February 1 to March 31, 2017.

Employee Volunteers

We're passionate about giving back to our local communities

Employee Volunteers

We're passionate about giving back to our local communities