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Boeing South Carolina announces more than $5 million in grants and sponsorships for 2018

CHARLESTON, Nov. 29, 2018— Boeing South Carolina announced its 2018 grant partners Tuesday during a luncheon celebrating the non-profit groups participating.

A total of $3.7 million in grants will go to 18 South Carolina non-profit organizations, many located in the Lowcountry region, which is home to Boeing South Carolina’s plant. Combined with its 2018 sponsorships, Boeing will invest a total of $5,325,000 in the community.

Since 2010 Boeing has invested more than $42 million in non-profits across South Carolina.

Boeing South Carolina invests in three areas of the community. “Our Future” spotlights the commitment to STEM education and inspiring youth; “Our Heroes” includes investments in organizations that support our nation’s veterans and their families through workforce transition and recovery and rehabilitation; and “Our Homes” includes partnerships that lead in conservation, environmental stewardship, and preservation of the South Carolina landscape. Additionally, Boeing commits to building dynamic communities through a focus on the health and wellness of students across the state to combat childhood obesity and hunger.

Our Future:

  • Meeting Street Elementary Schools @ Brentwood
  • Metanoia – Expanding a Pipeline of Student Success
  • Reach Out and Read – SC Early Math Scaling
  • Coastal Community Foundation– Liberty Hill K-12 STEM Initiative
  • South Carolina State Museum– Distance Learning Observatory & Mars Outreach
  • Teach for America–Rise SC
  • Engaging Creative Minds – STEAMing Toward Tomorrow
  • Trident Technical College – Charleston Regional Youth Apprenticeship Program
  • Governor's School for Science and Mathematics – STEM Continuous Engagement Model

Our Heroes:

  • Palmetto Warrior Connection – Trained to Succeed
  • College of Charleston Foundation – Veterans Fellowship Program in Sustainable Food Systems
  • Upstate Warrior Solution – Warriors to Work, Professional Development Program
  • Vantage Point Foundation – Transition Program
  • Coastal Carolina University Educational Foundation –Skills to Lead Veterans Career Transition Program

Our Homes:

  • MUSC – Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital
  • MUSC – Boeing Center for Children's Wellness
  • Lowcountry Food Bank – Fighting Childhood Hunger
  • The Nature Conservancy – North Coast Resilience Project