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As a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, the Mission of theSME Foundation is to be the source of funding for education and outreach of SME and the community it serves.


Corporate Donor of the Month:

Thank you to our most recent donors:

C. Dale Elifrits  $1,000 to SMEF General Fund

Robert Benbow $500 to SMEF General Fund

Elizabeth Gibbs $250 to MEC

Don Le Heup $250 to MEC

Thank you to our Corporate Roundtable Partners:

Pinnacle Partner:
Freeport-McMoRan, Inc.

Champion Partners:
Caterpillar, Inc.
Newmont Mining Corp.

Benefactor Partners:
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.
JoyGlobal, Inc.
Royal Gold

Patron Partners:
Cloud Peak Energy
Kinross Gold USA
Vulcan Materials Company Foundation

Foundation Blog

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    Always a sure s i gn that summer is coming to an end – Back to School. Here at the SME Foundation it means that Scholarship season is right around the corner. We have been updating scholarship guidelines, speaking with donors and working...

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    I just returned from taking my middle daughter to San Antonio, TX. She will be studying at the University of Texas to obtain her Master's Degree as a Physician Assistant. The drive to San Antonio took 17 hours and we made the trip in one day. What...

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