2012 Global Community Investment - $173 Million

  • Community Trust Funds - 40%
  • Economic Development
         and Infrastructure - 19%
  • Education and Training - 16%
  • Safety, Health and Environment - 9%
  • Administration - 9%
  • Resettlement - 2%
  • Matching Gifts/UW - 2%
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage - 2%
  • Other* - 1%
*Includes employee programs such as Matching Gifts and United Way.

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Freeport-McMoRan co-sponsors 10th Annual Engineering Day hosted by Eastern Arizona College Engineering Department. Engineering Day engaged high school students from throughout southeastern Arizona and Freeport engineering employees provided mentoring and assisted with events.


The Sahuarita Unified School District will receive $880,000 to help high school students succeed in advanced placement classes through the The National Math and Science Initiative. Freeport-McMoRan Foundation is supporting the initiative with a $500,000 grant, and other community businesses are contributing $380,000 to the Dallas-based group to bring the program to the high school students.


Freeport-McMoRan launches Volunteer Excellence Award in North America The Volunteer Excellence Award honors employees affecting positive change through volunteerism.


Freeport-McMoRan Foundation awards $500,000 to Grant County recipients Seventeen programs received funding through the Grant County Community Investment Fund


ScienceCity Spring Break program offered at Safford Library through a grant from Freeport-McMoRan Foundation On Tuesday, March 18, ScienceCity is presenting a program open to all children from second to sixth grade, with no registration needed.


  • Ajo, Bisbee and General
    Social Invesment Applications 

    Deadline: August 30

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  • Green Valley/Sahuarita
    Community Investment Fund Application

    Deadline: June 1st

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  • Freeport-McMoRan Foundation
    Volunteer Excellence Awards Application


    Deadline: June 31st  

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  • Graham County
    Community Investment Fund Application


    Deadline: May 1st  

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Freeport-McMoRan supports the 23rd International Environmental Design Contest held in April at New Mexico State University



Freeport-McMoRan partners with The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen)
The Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation supports the work of TGen. One way individuals can support the organization is by  participating in the MindCrowd research project by taking a quick attention and memory test. Participants will help researchers make progress towards understanding and treating brain disorders by providing important data online. 

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