Committed to Community

At Boeing, we are committed to innovating and investing in efforts that build, enhance and contribute to the communities where our employees live and work. As a sustainable, healthy, dynamic and global company, we are a force for change in our world, and we work every day to bring about that change for the communities that need it most.

Guided by our principles, our strategy is focused on developing tomorrow’s innovators by investing in the skills required in today’s modern workplace, supporting military veterans and their families transitioning back to civilian life, encouraging environmental sustainability, and advancing racial equity and social justice.

This is our legacy—and our duty—and we are moving forward together.

    Our Stories

    Breakthrough: Multilingual employees help communities in need

    Breakthrough: Multilingual employees help communities in need

    June 30, 2023 in Community

    Boeing employees share their experiences as volunteer translators and interpreters for nonprofit partner Tarjimly.

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    Armando Mejia

    Purple Heart recipient gives back to veterans

    April 25, 2023 in Our People

    Boeing has a long history of making airplanes and more, but Boeing also has its feet firmly on the ground supporting environmental programs.

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    The group of eleven Rosies all wore the signature red polka-dot pattern that has become synonymous with Rosie the Riveter.

    'Rosie the Riveters' take part in Honor Flight

    March 28, 2023 in Community

    Boeing helps bring “Rosie the Riveters” to Washington, D.C. for a special celebration.

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    Boeing donates $500,000 to earthquake recovery and relief efforts in Turkey

    Boeing donates $500,000 to earthquake recovery and relief efforts in Turkey

    February 9, 2023 in Community

    Boeing’s contribution will be directed through the American Red Cross.

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    Ukrainian students learn coding at Boeing Poland

    Ukrainian students learn coding at Boeing Poland

    December 20, 2022 in Community

    More than 240 teenagers participated in the course, hosted at Boeing’s Gdańsk, Poland, office.

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    Boeing partner breaks down language barriers

    Boeing partner breaks down language barriers

    November 3, 2022 in Community

    Company invests in translation app Tarjimly that connects refugees and humanitarians.

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    Hurricane Ian

    Boeing donates $2M toward Hurricane Ian relief efforts

    October 3, 2022 in Community

    Support will provide immediate assistance and resources in affected communities.

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    Boeing employees in Mesa, Arizona, packed and distributed backpacks filled with school supplies to six local schools.

    Boeing volunteers help equip students for success in school

    September 8, 2022 in Community

    Employees apply their unique professional skills to set up students for success this school year.

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    Boeing leaders Ziad Ojakli and Cheri Carter, along with leaders from the American Battle Monuments Foundation tour Brookwood American Cemetery.

    Boeing nonprofit partner honors sacrifice of American service members

    July 20, 2022 in Community

    Supports educational programming focused on American service members who died and are buried or memorialized overseas.

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    A South Carolina student poses after the STEM Signing Day ceremony at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park in Charleston.

    Students shine as they sign on the dotted line

    June 21, 2022 in Community

    Boeing honors 400-plus students at STEM Signing Day events across U.S.

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    Jaida West completed an internship in St. Louis before joining Boeing.

    Turning lemons into leadership lemonade

    June 17, 2022 in Community

    Boeing announced a new $8 million, multi-year expanded partnership with Thurgood Marshall College Fund through 2026.

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    Invictus Games

    Boeing employees salute Invictus athletes

    May 4, 2022 in Community

    Boeing partners with the Invictus Games to globally cheer on wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans.

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    A flight simulator at the Newton Flight Academy in Glasgow

    Scottish academy is latest Boeing STEM investment in Europe

    April 11, 2022 in Community

    The Boeing-supported Newton Flight Academy in Glasgow will teach students about real-life aviation STEM challenges.

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    Boeing celebrates 1 million DreamLearners

    April 6, 2022 in Community

    Boeing’s DreamLearners STEM program surpasses 1 million participants.

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    Boeing employees carry supplies to a shelter for Ukrainian refugees in the Polish city of Rzeszów.

    Boeing, teams in Poland help colleagues from Ukraine

    March 30, 2022 in Community

    Efforts include finding colleagues a safe place to sleep and providing the means to continue work.

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    Appearing at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, Z Ojakli, Boeing’s executive vice president of Government Operations, presents a $1 million check to Dirk Sellers, Chief Development Officer at the National Wildlife Federation.

    Bridging the divide

    February 3, 2022 in Community

    Boeing announces $1 million donation to the National Wildlife Federation for the Wallis Annenberg Wildlife Crossing in Los Angeles.

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    Employees volunteered an impressive 200,000 hours so far in 2020, including 1,200 hours with the American Red Cross’s Missing Maps project.

    Boeing employees help put vulnerable communities on the map

    November 30, 2021 in Community

    Employees volunteered an impressive 200,000 hours so far in 2020, including 1,200 hours with the American Red Cross’s Missing Maps project.

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     Volunteers participate in a service project with The Mission Continues.

    Running to remember: How Boeing partner helps veterans find new mission

    November 11, 2021 in Community

    In 2021, Boeing invested $8.4 million in 98 charitable organizations supporting veterans.

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    Carol turns on the water for the first time at her home in Thoreau, New Mexico.

    It’s crystal clear how a Boeing grant is helping bring water to Navajo families

    November 2, 2021 in Community

    In August 2021, Carol, who lives on the Navajo Nation in New Mexico with her husband, Walter, and their children and grandchildren, watched in awe as clean water poured out of a tap for the first time ever.

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    Middle-school students participate in Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s Coding as a Second Language (CSL) program. CSL will be the model for its new Engineering on the Fast Track program, funded by Boeing. (Hispanic Heritage Foundation)

    Boeing Contributes $1 Million for Hispanic and Latinx Support Organizations

    September 30, 2021 in Community

    The $1 million investment will fund 28 organizations working to increase STEM education in underserved schools, advance workforce development programs and more.

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    Boeing sponsored the 2021 Travis Manion Foundation 9/11 Heroes Run, a 5K that honors the heroes of 9/11 and those who have served since.

    Boeing donates $1.4 million to support military veterans and Afghan allies

    September 15, 2021 in Community

    Funding will go toward Afghanistan humanitarian relief efforts, interpreter and refugee resettlement, veteran service projects, wellbeing initiatives and Blue Star Families.

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    Frank Hatten and his son, Daniel, who was a member of the Tuskegee University choir.

    Boeing Red Tails Classic will honor legacy of Tuskegee Airmen

    August 19, 2021 in Community

    Boeing has signed on to be the title sponsor of the Boeing Red Tails Classic college football kickoff game for the next three years.

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    Courtney Mandock, a manufacturing engineer for Boeing in Winnipeg volunteered as a judge from her virtual home workspace.

    Boeing teammates share passion for STEM with Canadian students

    July 21, 2021 in Community

    Employees in Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg and Vancouver connected virtually with thousands of students across Canada during the 2021 Let’s Talk Science Challenge.

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    A rendering of the entry of Greenwood Rising

    Boeing Commemorates the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial

    May 26, 2021 in Community

    Boeing, one of the first corporate partners for Greenwood Rising, invested $500,000 to support two of the history center’s key programs through 2026.

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    Boeing president and CEO, Dave Calhoun standing at a podium

    Boeing commits $50M to Virginia Tech Innovation Campus, becomes first foundational partner

    May 6, 2021 in Community

    Transformative investment will help diversify the global technology industry and bolster the Washington, D.C., region as a global innovation hub.

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    Boeing Deploys Emergency Assistance to Support Employees & COVID-19 Response in India

    May 6, 2021 in Community

    Boeing’s $10 million assistance package will be directed to organizations providing relief, including medical supplies and emergency healthcare for communities and families battling COVID-19.

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    5 years, 2,000 students honored at STEM Signing Days

    5 years, 2,000 students honored at STEM Signing Days

    April 30, 2021 in Community

    Hundreds of STEM students across the U.S. honored at virtual ceremony.

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    Boeing helps teen pilot achieve her dream

    Boeing helps teen pilot achieve her dream

    February 25, 2021 in Community

    Boeing test pilot surprises high school senior with scholarship to flight school.

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    Real-life Rosie the Riveter inspires students to reach ‘to the moon and the stars’

    Real-life Rosie the Riveter inspires students to reach ‘to the moon and the stars’

    February 23, 2021 in Community

    Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun honors retired Boeing employee and original WWII era Rosie the Riveter Mae Krier as she sits down with Sen. Bob Casey to discuss her storied past and the importance of pursuing STEM careers.

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    Student Veterans of America chooses Boeing as Partner of the Year

    Student Veterans of America chooses Boeing as Partner of the Year

    February 22, 2021 in Community

    Student Veterans of America (SVA), an organization supporting the academic, professional and personal development of veterans, selected Boeing as its Partner of the Year.

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    Boeing employees contribute $33 million to local communities

    Boeing employees contribute $33 million to local communities

    December 1, 2020 in Community

    Boeing also adds 66,000 new charitable organizations globally to gift match program

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    Our Employees: Dedicated to Positive Change

    Boeing employees engaging in community service

    Going beyond financial support, Boeing employees share their time and skills to build better communities worldwide through mentorship, community service projects and board service to nonprofit organizations. Each year Boeing employee donations total in the millions, with hundreds of thousands of hour volunteered.

    Boeing offers an industry-leading gift match program to enhance employee giving and volunteerism, providing a dollar-for-dollar match for eligible charitable donations and matching funds for eligible volunteer time.

    • $63M donated by Boeing employees in 2022.
    • 366,000 hours volunteered to charitable causes in 2022 by Boeing employees.

    Our Future: Inspiring Tomorrow's Innovators

    Boeing is committed to equitable career opportunity.

    Boeing is committed to helping students of all backgrounds achieve their full potential. We do this through innovative partnerships with community organizations that advance racial equity, promote academic success and build career pathways to economic stability.

    • $50M in Boeing contributions throughout 2022.
    • 444 Grants in support of STEM education and workforce development programs in 2022.

    Our Heroes: Supporting Veterans & Their Families

    Boeing supports transitioning military members, veterans and their families.

    Boeing works to build better lives for transitioning military service members, veterans and their families. We provide support for veterans and families from communities typically underrepresented in the military-veteran ecosystem and those systematically disadvantaged by societal barriers. Learn more about job opportunities and hiring support for veterans at Boeing Careers.

    • $13M invested in organizations supporting veterans and their families in 2022.
    • 116 Grants supported through Boeing investments in 2022.

    Our Homes: Building Dynamic Communities

    Boeing programs develop career oriented training to strengthen communities.

    Boeing helps strengthen the communities where our employees live and work by applying sustainable solutions to local challenges and by maintaining the focus and flexibility to respond to local needs. We place special emphasis on environmental programs, as well as partnerships that advance economic mobility for communities of color, promote community well-being, and increase resources and support to break the cycle of incarceration.

    • $6.7M invested in local communities by Employees Community Fund chapters in 2022.
    • $6M for humanitarian relief and recovery efforts around the world in 2022.

    Seeking Support

    We lead responsibly to help address challenges that are bigger than any one company’s interests. Boeing supports organizations that are leaders in what they do, demonstrate innovation, and align and collaborate with others to achieve workable solutions to community issues. Our community investments are managed locally and grantmaking strategies are tailored by locations to address the specific needs of their region.

    Please select your state or country to learn more about Boeing’s and priorities for each specific area of giving and how to apply for a grant.

    For more information about grant eligibility, please review our grants exclusion guidelines.

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    The Employees Community Fund (ECF) of The Boeing Company

    One of the largest employee-managed funds of its kind in the world, the Employees Community Fund (ECF) of The Boeing Company has been empowering employees to make a greater impact by pooling their tax-deductible donations for more than 60 years. Employee-led grantmaking committees at 20 Boeing sites- provide combined employee donations to nonprofits in their communities through ECF grants.

    Charitable or educational organizations can apply for grants from the Employees Community Fund (ECF) of The Boeing Company.

    Find your state or region below for specific ECF grant making guidelines.

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