Freeport-McMoRan's focus continues to be on the health and wellbeing of our employees, their families and our communities. As we continue to navigate these uncertain times together, we have created this page to share valuable online community resources. We encourage all stakeholders and community members with any questions to connect with us at foundation@fmi.com, call our Community Information Line at 877-629-2609 or reach out directly to your local community contact.


E D U C A T I O N 

Arizona Science Center 
From crafts to experiments, we’re here to be your resource for fun science activities that spark curiosity and motivate learning. Join daily on Facebook LIVE as we continue our mission of inspiring, educating and engaging curious minds through science via virtual activities and demonstrations.


Bisbee Science Lab - Science at Home
We want to encourage students to take advantage of this time away from traditional schooling to explore alternative educational opportunities at home. We have gathered some great resources to explore.

Colorado Succeeds
This is a time for rapid innovation as much of Colorado is forced to make shifts to distance learning and working. We will continue to shine a light on best practices and update these resources to help ensure that learning can truly happen everywhere. This site provides remote working resources for staying healthy and productive from home.

Dig Into Mining
Family Resources: Engage your child in STEM related activities, suited for the whole family.
Teacher Resources: Utilize these free resources for 6th-12th grade classrooms to develop key STEM, critical thinking and problem-solving skills in your students.  All resources are aligned to national education standards.

Discovery Education
Check out the latest standards-aligned digital assets designed to be used by parents to initiate experiences that power learning. Also, this flyer has 17 different open source virtual resources that have family engagement activities built into the programming.

Southern Arizona Research Science and Engineering Fair
The mission of SARSEF is to create Arizona's next generation of scientist and engineers that are our world's future workforce. Join them every Monday and Thursday through April 23 for What Do You Wonder. What Do You Wonder creates age-appropriate lab groups that will gather together for biweekly virtual lab meetings, just like professional researchers.  

We Are Teachers 
We’ve done the research for you and here are 30 of our top sources for free teacher resources including lesson plans and activities created by fellow professional educators.

S M A L L   B U S I N E S S

Co.Starters Small Business Recovery Program
This live-facilitated program will help you refocus your business, stabilize it, and build toward long-term recovery. Includes 40+ hours of direct support over a ten session intensive with continuing support for up to six months. $300/per business. Fee covers network of local expert facilitators and local entrepreneur support staff to coordinate efforts.

Co.Starters Recovery Guide
A
curated list of national resources for businesses to help entrepreneurs navigate the deluge of information.

CASE Center at Duke University
The CASE Center at Duke University has put together this regularly updated dashboard of small business relief programs, which as of this writing was over $14B in collective programs. Many of these programs could apply to your business.

Hello Alice Directory
Step-by-step guides, expert resources, and collaborative communities of fellow entrepreneurs - all for free. Grant programs available with disbursement in September.

Local First Arizona
As we all navigate the implications of COVID-19, Local First Arizona wants to make sure we are doing all we can to support small, local, and independent businesses during these uncertain times. Our
Local First Arizona Resource List is frequently updated with the latest information available to Local First Arizona, this list includes government, industry, and digital resources.Additionally, previously recorded webinars are availalbe to all by clicking the titles below.
Business Resources You Need to Know Now: Join us for an update from our Executive Director Thomas Barr on what Local First Arizona is doing to support small, independent businesses during these uncertain times and what you should be planning for in the weeks ahead.
Update for Arizona Business Leaders & Employers: Planning for the Potential Impact on Your Workplace: In this session, we’ll share information on key issues facing Arizona business leaders and employers. We’ll cover employer obligations regarding AZ Paid Sick Leave and other related employment regulations. 

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Resources
The U.S. Chamber is working closely with the White House, U.S. government agencies, and foreign government officials to inform and equip businesses with the most important and up-to-date information to prevent the spread of the virus and prepare businesses for the near and long-term impact.



     Click here to learn more about how to support local businesses during COVID 19.

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S T A T E  

Arizona Together   
Connecting people and businesses, raising money for community organizations and providing information about volunteer opportunities.

Help Colorado Now   
An effort where Coloradans can find volunteer opportunities and donate to COVID Relief.

New Mexico
This site provides the latest updates for health, education, jobs and the economy.