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A Shared Vision For The Future

The SME Education Foundation works to foster strong partnerships with corporations, foundations, organizations and individuals.

The SME Education Foundation inspires, prepares and supports manufacturing career opportunities for students at every level. We build awareness of opportunity, enhance academic opportunity and directly help students at every level, offering young people a path to explore, learn, and grow.

How You Can Help

Corporate Involvement


Our corporate partners, through their financial support, in-kind donations or volunteer engagement, have been a vital part of helping us provide students access to an advanced manufacturing education – and they’ve benefitted by helping build a prepared, qualified workforce.
foundation involvement


We welcome support from charitable foundations – it’s critical to our efforts to prepare skilled workers for STEM professions. In addition to scholarship support, foundations provide necessary funding to support program development and key initiatives in their own regions and communities.


Your personal gift to the SME Education Foundation will strengthens the development of programs to prepare talented and successful young people for advanced manufacturing careers. Annual gifts at the Honor Roll level ($1,000+) enable us to meet our most pressing needs and to fund our highest priorities. Donations are tax deductible.

Alumni Circle

Alumni Circle

Whether you were a scholarship recipient or SME PRIME participant, sharing your story goes a long way to inspiring students interested in advanced manufacturing career opportunities. Please share your story!

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You shop. Amazon gives. When you shop AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to the SME Education Foundation.