FIRST® [For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology] is a nonprofit organization whose mission is inspiring kids to be leaders in science and technology. Through intense robotics competitions, FIRST programs instill kids with leadership skills, collaborative spirit and confidence that help prepare them for college and beyond.
The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits, committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Through the Y, nearly 10 million children each year cultivate the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement.
4-H is a youth development organization where the youth step up to the challenges of our changing, complex world. We call that a revolution of responsibility, which is a movement for positive change in every community in America. 4-H youth are a living, breathing, culture-changing revolution for doing the right thing, breaking through obstacles and pushing our country forward by making a measurable difference right where they live. That takes uncommon commitment.
Boys & Girls Clubs of America enable youth most in need to achieve great futures as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Nearly 4,000 Clubs serve some 4 million children and teens through Club membership and community outreach. Priority Club programs emphasize academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles.