2013 Global Community Investment - $173 Million

* Includes arts, culture, heritage, resettlement and employee programs such as Matching Gifts and United Way.

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An Arizona robotics program that received support from the Company is now the subject of a major motion picture, Spare Parts Spare Parts tells the story of how the four students from Carl Hayden's FIRST Robotics Club turned no experience and a mere $800 into a winning robotic design that ousted reigning national champions MIT at the 2004 MATE National Underwater Robotics Competition.


Seed Spot, a local startup, is sparking the technology community in greater Phoenix and helping women entrepreneurs grow ideas. The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation supports Seed Spot through their Women's Development Grants Program.


Richard Adkerson, President, CEO and Vice Chairman of Freeport-McMoRan shares his "Point of View" in Change the Equation's January newsletter. Mr. Adkerson shares his insight on the STEM workforce "gap", challenges of finding qualified employees and his the three key areas he believes are critical to improving STEM education, student outcomes and filling the workforce pipeline for the future.


Grant funding from Freeport-McMoRan Foundation paves way for new sidewalk in Jerome Officials are set to cut the ribbon on December 11th for 600 feet of newly completed sidewalk in Jerome, a stretch that safely connects a 150-car lot with the rest of town.


Congratulations to Freeport-McMoRan Inc. for being named to Bloomberg L.P. and Points of Light Civic 50 List. The Civic 50 identifies and recognizes companies for their commitment to improving the quality of life in the communities where they do business.


  • Freeport-McMoRan partners with Discovery Education 

    FREE student, teacher and family resources!



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  • STEM Innovation
    Grants Application

    Deadline: March 15

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  • Globe/Miami
    Community Investment Fund Application  


    Deadline: March 15

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Featured Partnerships

Seed Spot: The Entrpreneurial Incubator helps women entrepreneurs grow ideas

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What does STEM literacy mean to you? Join Change the Equation's Show Us Your STEM campaign and share your thoughts.   
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Mike Rowe from CNN and Discovery Channel talks about the importance of mining in our everyday lives.                 

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