Private Schools are eligible to apply for state grant funding this season (sorry no public school teams this time). They are eligible for funding set aside for private FIRST Robotics programs.
The grant application will be available through the Michigan Electronic Grants System Plus (MEGS+) on September 26, 2017. A technical assistance webinar is scheduled for September 27, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. The webinar URL is http://remc.adobeconnect.com/first-ta/ and the audio dial-in phone number is 1-888-808-6929, access code 8105360.
For more information regarding the grant program, and to access the Request for Proposal, please see http://www.techplan.org/rdi. If you have any questions please email or call Amanda Stoel (firstname.lastname@example.org), Department Analyst in the Educational Technology Unit with the Office of P-20 Data and Information Management at (517) 241-3629.
You may read the formal announcement here.