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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Free workshops focused on building local tourism are available to business owners and others in southern Greenlee County. Local First Arizona, a statewide economic development organization focused on growing and celebrating Arizona talent, will host the workshops. All costs are covered by the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation.


Freeport-McMoRan Inc. has teamed up with Arizona State University's newly acquired Thunderbird School of Global Management to launch a free training program, DreamBuilder, for women entrepreneurs. The English-language version of the DreamBuilder program is being launched in association with the Small Business Administration. Participants will be able to connect with one of 107 SBA's women business centers across the U.S.


The Engineering STEM Identity (ESI) February Newsletter featured Freeport-McMoRan Engineer, Kale Schaub, as a STEM Role Model igniting STEM Identity. Schaub was able to videoconference and share his experiences from the mine and reach the minds of students in the classroom.


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.


  • Freeport-McMoRan partners with Discovery Education 

    FREE student, teacher and family resources!



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  • Native American College


    Deadline: June 30

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  • Graham County
    Community Investment Fund Application  


    Deadline: May 1

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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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