2013 Global Community Investment - $173 Million

* Includes arts, culture, heritage, resettlement and employee programs such as Matching Gifts and United Way.

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Students Dig Into Mining with Discovery Education and Freeport-McMoRan It's science and adventure for school children this month as FMI partners with Discovery Education to present "Dig Into Mining," a live broadcast on November 13th that takes a behind-the-scenes look at the operation of a copper mine.


Freeport-McMoRan honored as the Outstanding Business and Corporation by the Northern Arizona Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Each year on the chapter recognizes the efforts of volunteers, businesses, organizations, and fundraising professionals at their annual National Philanthropy Day Awards.


Freeport-McMoRan awards $60,000 grant to Experience Matters to enhance women's economic empowerment and reduce domestic violence. The grant, which will be matched by local resources for a total value of $120,000, will be devoted exclusively to increasing the capacity of social service agencies to improve opportunities for women.


Project Southeastern Arizona Clean and Beautiful recently got a boost in its ongoing efforts to clean up and beautify the Gila Valley. The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation's Graham County Community Investment Fund awarded SEACAB a $15,000 grant to buy much needed equipment.


The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee will honor teachers, schools and clubs emphasizing STEM education in Arizona schools. Schools around the state will be honored by the Host Committee at the STEM Superhero Awards in November. Phoenix-based mining company Freeport-McMoRan, which invests more than $1.5 million annually in STEM education around the Southwest, is sponsoring the event.


  • Freeport-McMoRan partners with Discovery Education 

    FREE student, teacher and family resources!



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  • Grant County (New Mexico)
    Community Investment Fund Application

    Deadline: December 1

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  • Climax Area (Colorado)
    Community Investment Fund Application  


    Deadline: December 15

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Mike Rowe from CNN and Discovery Channel talks about the importance of mining in our everyday lives.


President Obama applauds 100Kin10 and Partners. Freeport-McMoRan has been a 100Kin10 partner  since 2011.

100Kin10 is a multi-sector network that responds to the national imperative to train 100,000 excellent science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers by 2021. In 2011, the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation joined the 100Kin10 efforts and pledged $1.5 million over three years to support STEM teacher development programs in Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico.

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