Check out the projects that the Embraer Foundation will support this year!
The Embraer Foundation had released the call for applications for the Social and Environmental Partnership Program. From the launch date in June, 2018 until the deadline in August, 2018, we received a total of 55 applications. All the projects were reviewed and analyzed by the Embraer Foundation’s staff as well as Embraer’s internal volunteer committees. And, after the review, each volunteer committee voted to select the winning project for their site. Those with the highest scores were submitted to Embraer’s Compliance Department for due diligence. You can check out the list of winning projects below:
New England Air Museum (NEAM)
The SOAR for Science Program at the New England Air Museum is an inspiring, educational program for Windsor Locks elementary and middle school students which addresses the funding priorities of closing the achievement gap in education by providing public school children with a unique three part STEM inquiry program which is designed in conjunction with the district’s math, science and literacy curriculum.
Windsor Locks, Connecticut
Enfield Loaves and Fishes
Installing a new produce wash sink in order to quickly and safely offer fresh fruits and vegetables with every meal provided to the homeless community, Enfield Loaves and Fishes was one of the projects chosen to receive an Embraer Foundation Partnership Program Grants. Enfield, Connecticut
Project Heart is funding the research to create an innovative stent to be used in newborns with congenital heart diseases to be used in place of invasive open-heart surgeries. Nolensville, Tennessee
Operation Stand Down
Operation Stand Down is a project that provides temporary career services assistance to 35 Veterans so they can find decent work, maintain their jobs, and experience economic growth to prevent homelessness. Nashville, Tennessee
The project Experience Aviation challenges underprivileged students to renovate a single engine aircraft by utilizing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) skills.
Our team voted to partner with the Broward Partnership’s Food Services program that provides approximately 100,000 meals annually for men, women and children experiencing homelessness who lack access to nutritious food. Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Kids Need to Read
The Page Coach is an innovative mobile outreach program that allows Kids Need to Read unprecedented interaction with disadvantaged children in our local communities, helping foster a sense of belonging and acceptance, while also welcoming every child into a culture of reading. Mesa, Arizona
Economic Empowerment Center
The project offers a fundamental money management skills program to high school students, developing teenagers that are able to understand the importance of saving money. Fleming Island, Florida
The Clarke School cares about an Acoustic Accessibility for a Sound Future Project will enhance the preschool classroom learning environment by installing sound absorbing material in the walls of classrooms to minimize background noise, lower sound intensity and improve speech intelligibility. Jacksonville, Florida
Our MOSH partnership will support the OurExtreme Science Shows, which introduce underserved students to scientific concepts through dynamic demonstrations and hands-on experiments. Jacksonville, Florida
School on Wheels
The School on Wheels project provides a volunteer tutor to and reduce the educational gaps among K-12 homeless children living in shelters, motels, campgrounds, vehicles and on the streets. Ventura, California
Hope House provides a safe and clean environment for individuals affected by HIV and poverty to receive support. Memphis, Tennessee
Victory Kids Sports Foundation
The Victory Kids Sports Foundation provides our afterschool league and camp participants, who come from different socioeconomic backgrounds with technology, computer science, coding and other computer education opportunities. Melbourne, Florida
The Brevard Zoo grant will support family day events at Brevard Zoo for early childhood audiences from lower socioeconomic backgrounds in Brevard Public Schools, as part of a series of integrated programs that provide positive family nature experiences. Melbourne, Florida
We congratulate these programs and thank you all for contributing to a better world!