Where We Invest

Arconic Foundation invests in communities around the world where Arconic has a presence to address local needs in a rapidly changing world. Together with our nonprofit partners, we help prepare the future workforce to create the innovation that will define this century and contribute to economic success at home and around the globe.


Arconic Foundation selects our nonprofit partnerships in consultation with community stakeholders, based on local needs and priorities.

We collaborate to identify:

  • Nonprofit organizations that focus on education, with the goal of developing a well-prepared workforce and robust pipeline of future talent.
  • Nonprofit organizations that provide access to science, technology, engineering and math resources for underserved communities.
  • Educational institutions that provide training and career readiness programs to ensure a seamless transition into the workplace.
  • Engagement opportunities for Arconic employees.

Investment Considerations

When considering where to invest, Arconic Foundation looks for projects and nonprofit partners that:

  • Can produce measurable, long-term results.
  • Have the potential to be implemented and sustained effectively over time without our funding.
  • Are replicable and can be shared with other organizations seeking to produce similar results.
  • Demonstrate commitment to the inclusion of diverse and/or underrepresented populations.
  • Have a proven track record of delivering successful programming.

Eligibility Criteria

Applications to Arconic Foundation are by invitation only.

Organizations and programs generally must meet the following basic requirements to be considered for Arconic Foundation funds:

  • Programs or organizations must serve communities where Arconic has operating plants or offices.
  • U.S. organizations must be classified by the United States Internal Revenue Service as not-for-profit public charities and tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.
  • Non-U.S. organizations must operate as the equivalent of a U.S. 501(c)(3) public charity, public educational institution or government entity and must complete the required equivalency determination process to certify this status.
  • Public educational institutions and government entities may be eligible for funds, provided that the funds are used for charitable purposes.
  • Organizations must demonstrate a commitment to diversity and non-discrimination and sign the Arconic Foundation inclusivity statement.