GoFAR Gorham-falmouth alliance for robotics

GoFAR is a nonprofit organization that promotes STEM education through its support of robotics programs in the towns of Gorham and Falmouth, Maine.

FIRST Team 172 Northern Force competing at the 2016 FIRST Robotics Championships in St. Louis

GoFAR believes that robotics provides a compelling platform on which to build STEM education programs. The future success of Maine businesses and industry depend on a strong STEM foundation in local schools.

The Northern Force 2016 drive team sporting their fancy beards.

GoFAR supports robotics programs in Gorham and Falmouth elementary, middle and high schools.

Northern Force demonstrates their robot at Great Falls School in Gorham

GoFAR provides grants to these programs in support of operational and travel expenses. GoFAR also provides grants for special projects.

Gorham FLL Team 1424 All SySTEMs Go competing at the Maine FLL Championship in 2016

Recent grants we have awarded:

  • We funded Gorham FLL Team 1424 All SySTEMs Go's event fee for the 2016 and 2017 Maine FLL Championship event.
  • We provided funds to Falmouth FLL team 12987 The Northern Force and to Gorham FLL Team 1424 All SySTEMs Go for new Lego EV3 Robotics kits.
  • We provided funds in support of FIRST Team 172's 2017 trip to China.
  • We provided support for Falmouth High School Senior and Eagle Scout Teddy Lockman's Eagle project. The project consisted of designing, building and installing a Lego Robotics cabinet in Falmouth Elementary School.


The Gorham-Falmouth Alliance for Robotics is a 501(c)3 organization based in Gorham, Maine. EIN# 810982267

GoFAR | 274 N Gorham Rd | Gorham, ME 04038


Photos copyright 2015, 2016 by GoFAR

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