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Ways to Help

We need your help!

RIM is supported solely through the generous donations of time and/or money from people and businesses who want to help make a difference in the lives of Maine students.  Your help provides:

  • Team registration fees
  • Classroom Kits for Teachers
  • Replacement of Materials
  • Maine Tournaments
  • Teacher/Mentor Training
  • Robotics Community Development
  • Volunteer for Events (Technical expertise not required for many roles)

Donation Options

The saying “it takes a village” certainly applies to our community!  The need is great, and every donation makes a difference!  To make it easy, we have several different donation types we can accept:

  • Donate Now
  • Donate Later
  • Donate Time
  • Donate Materials
  • Go Shopping!

Or mail checks payable to:


33 McAlister Farm Road, Suite 102
Portland, ME 04103

When you donate, you may indicate a special designation as the purpose of your gift on your check or in an accompanying letter, or ask us to designate it for you as needed.

Founded in 2012, the Robotics Institute of Maine (RIM) is a 501(c)(3) organization based in Maine with a goal to ignite a passion in Maine students to consider STEM-based careers through the development of educational robotics programs.
Thank you for your support!

Ready to help?  That’s great! 
You can donate online with the link above, send a check by mail, or fill out the form below to tell us other ways you are willing to help.