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Freeport-McMoRan Foundation $50,000 grant to beautify and enhance Downtown Safford via a mural/signage project. According to Arizona Department of Transportation data, 20,499 cars pass by Downtown Safford on U.S. Highway 70 daily. By adding the signs and murals, the SDA hopes to attract more of the over 26,000 consumers in those cars to downtown businesses


The best of the best - Sean Wenham, Freeport-McMoRan Strategic Community Development Manager, Sean Wenham, named Eastern Arizona Courier and Copper Era's 15 Over/Under 40 Individual of the Year. "Our community enjoys a bounty of talented young professionals whose efforts make the region a brighter place, and any one of them would have done justice to the award. I'm honored to receive the nomination and happily accept the award. Thank you." - Sean Wenham


PT Freeport Indonesia Wins Multiple National Honors for Corporate Social Responsibility PTFI won the TOP Leader in CSR Commitment award from a field of 70 member finalists and the TOP CSR Program in the Mining Sector. The company's contributions to developing regional infrastructure in the Mimika Regency also was recognized with the award for TOP CSR in Infrastructure Program.


College Success Arizona recognizes Mr. Richard C. Adkerson, Vice Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Freeport-McMoRan Inc., for his continuous support of education in Arizona, and around the world. Each year, at the Leaders & Legends Celebration Luncheon, more than 350 Arizona leaders gather to honor an Arizona leader for their vision of the future, their service to our community, and their support of education for all students in our state.


A new report, released by College Success Arizona, identifies key barriers to college access for students in rural Arizona. The project, supported by Freeport-McMoRan Inc., is part of a larger effort by College Success Arizona to create a statewide framework for enhancing the quality and volume of college readiness and access to information, as well as to create knowledge and develop behaviors that can improve the college-going culture in the state.


  • STEM Innovation


    Opens: December 1

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  • Project DreamCatcher
    Native American Women Entrepreneurs

    Deadline: Feb. 1, 2019

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