SME Foundation

Funding Solutions to Mining's Challenges

SME Foundation provides funding for education and outreach on the behalf of SME and mining industry.

Donations fund outreach programs for K-12 science classroom education, scholarships for students to study various mining engineering and geology fields, and programs to inform the public about the importance of mining in everyday lives.

$4K by 40 Flash Match Challenge

Encourages philanthropic giving by young professionals.

Miners Give Back Award

Good Deeds Deserve Appreciation!

Ways to Support SMEF

Learn about the many ways to support the Foundation

The SME Foundation supports projects that disseminate mining and mineral information and technology worldwide; encourages professional development; educates children, teachers, and the public about the significant role that the minerals industry plays in their everyday lives; builds consensus for a strong, environmentally sound minerals industry in the United States and the world; and supports college-level students and programs meeting industry demands for engineers and researchers in the future.

Support the SME Foundation programs:

THANK YOU to our 2021 MINEXCHANGE Annual Conference Sponsors:

Benefit Raffle Sponsor:

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Virtual Auction Title Sponsor:
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Virtual Auction Gold Sponsor:
Black & Veatch

Corporate Roundtable Partner Leadership Update Sponsor:
J.H. Fletcher & Co.
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