Roaring Robotics, Team 2704, wouldn't be possible without the generous support of many sponsors both large and small. In addition to helping make our team great, our sponsors allow our team to not charge registration fees thereby making the team accessible to more students.
Caterpillar essentially founded our team in 2008 and has been a primary sponsor of our team since our inception. Simply put, our team would not exist without Caterpillar. The majority of our funding continues to come from Caterpillar. We are able to be a “no fees” team because of Caterpillar’s generous sponsorship.
The Society of Women Engineers has provided our team with generous financial support. SWE is a catalyst for change for women. For more than seven decades, SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry.
Since 2021, US Engineering League has hosted our team along with several other robotics teams to form a robotics gathering place to complement their STEM [Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math] educational classes. US Engineering League is a national organization dedicated to providing STEM based education with an emphasis on hands-on learning through competition.
3M has provided our team with grants since the 2022-2023 season. With the 2023-2024 season, 3M increased their contribution to our Platinum level. 3M applies science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily.
Professional Wealth Advisors (PWA) provided our team a substantial grant for the 2023-2024 season. PWA provides the essential financial coaching and guidance for their family, friends, and clients to accomplish the things in life that are truly important to them. PWA provides this guidance with integrity, honesty and, above all else, great personal care.
The Bayer Fund has provided our team with grants since 2022. Bayer is committed to improving the quality of life for people around the world.
The Department of Defense (DoD) STEM program provided our team with a grant for the 2023-2024 season. The DoD STEM program considers Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, or STEM, to be the gateway to a world of wonder. U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) STEM professionals work at the leading edge of our nation’s most advanced technological breakthroughs. STEM is our future.
The Gene Haas Foundation has provided our team with grants since 2022. The Gene Haas Foundation was established in 1999, by Gene Haas, founder and owner of Haas Automation, Inc., to support the needs of the local community, through grants to such local charities as the Boys and Girls Clubs, Food Share, Rescue Mission, and others.
The Intuitive Foundation has provided our team with grants since 2022. The Intuitive Foundation was created in 2018 to promote health and advance education by making grants to section 501(c)(3) organizations and foreign charities medical and technology research; science, technology, engineering, and math-related educational programs, training, and fellowships; and for other similar purposes.
TE Connectivity has provided our team with grants since 2022. As the go-to engineering partner for today’s innovation leaders and technology entrepreneurs, TE Connectivity is helping solve tomorrow’s toughest challenges with advanced connectivity and sensors solutions.
Vine Counseling partners with Roaring Robotics to develop students into technology leaders for the future. With specialized training and years of experience, Vine’s therapists help address the diverse needs of children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples. Commonly addressed challenges include anxiety, depression, complex trauma, eating disorders, grief, life transitions, and relationship issues, among many others.
The Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) provided our team with a grant for the 2022-2023 season. MSOE is a place for dreamers, thinkers, makers and doers, a small university dedicated to achieving big things.
The Kettering/GMI Alumni Association provided our team with a grant for the 2022-2023 season. The association, in part, provides financial assistance for educational programs.
The Aurora Public Library District has hosted outreach events and provided meeting space for our team since 2018. A fundamental mission of the Aurora Public Library District public libraries is to create equity in our society by providing access to library materials, information, and enrichment activities for everyone. The library strives to equip and empower all people through literacy and the arts.
Bartoszek Engineering is a consulting firm specializing in mechanical and electro-mechanical design for the nuclear and high energy physics community world-wide. Bartoszek Engineering provides our team with engineering training each season.
The Roaring Robotics team cheering at the 2023 Seven Rivers Regional competition in La Crosse, Wisconsin.