The mission of the SME Foundation is to be the source of funding for education and outreach
of SME and the community it serves.

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 Drew Meyer showing off I  Mining Gear.

Creating Global Prosperity campaign video


SME and the SME Foundation are proud to announce Creating Global Prosperity: The Campaign For Mining. As millions around the world rise to join the growing global middle class, the mining and minerals industry is providing the resources that drive economies and raise standards of living. Read more...


Thank you to our 2014 special donors

SMEF recognizes the contributions of our 2014 donors. read more

Visit the SME Foundation Auction website for great items

The SMEF auction website it out. Check out the great items available. New items continually added so check back often. read more

Support your Society by supporting its Foundation

When you make a tax-deductible contribution to the SME Foundation, you join many of your colleagues who want to keep the minerals industry strong so we can continue to improve the standard of living for people the world over.

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    Thank you 2015 Foundation Dinner Table Sponsors

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    Thank you SME Foundation "I ♥ Mining" Dinner Table Sponsors. Agapito Associates, Inc. Alliance...

SME National Events

  1. 2016 World Tunnel Congress

    Apr 22 - 26
    San Francisco, CA, United States
  2. Mining finance: Improving Profitability in the Mining Industry by using Smart Finance and Big Data

    Apr 26 - 28
    New York, NY, United States
  3. Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference (RETC)

    Jun 7 - 10
    New Orleans, LA, United States