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There are numerous ways to get involved! Join our STEM Council, sponsor a school, participate in an event, or put your company name on our chess boards.

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High-Value, Low Cost

The critical thinking and social skills children get from First Move are valuable life skills. For a new classroom to start First Move, the cost is $295, less than $10 per student. The continuing yearly cost is only $50 per classroom.


Make an Impact

Schools need help in the first year when the program is $295 per classroom. They are able to fund continuing years at $50 per classroom. That means after 5 years, a one-time donation of $5000 will have made it possible for the school to deliver First Move to over 2800 students!

What is the STEM Council?

America’s Foundation for Chess STEM Council is a Group of businesses and individuals committed to the betterment of STEM Education in this country, and who understand the link between chess and STEM skills.

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Platinum Level Giving
Gold Level Giving
Anonymous Donor
Silver Level Giving
Ginger and Barry
Ackerly Foundation
Thomas and Andrea
Mendell Foundation
Jeff and Susan
Larry Lunt
Knight Angels
Kurt Dalton
Robert Wolfe
Stan Kahn
Lata Krishnan
and Ajay Shah
Spring Lake
Equity Partners
Sue Weggener and
Steve McCracken
Club Corp.
Perkin’s Coie
Michael Cavallero
George G. Montgomery
The Partners Group
Bob Zabors

Join the STEM Council!

Please consider joining our STEM Council! If you’re interested, or for more information, please contact America’s Foundation for Chess.

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