Special Initiatives are affiliations with organizations or companies and the SAE International - A World In Motion® Program. These organizations and companies have provided funding to the SAE Foundation that supports the costs incurred to implement the initiatives.
General Motors helps to change the lives of students and their families by making education more accessible, affordable and valuable from preschool through college. In addition to supporting student reach at a level of $375,000 through General Motors, GM also supports SAE by facilitating program development.
Kia is a learning organization, and is committed to area students and the importance of working together as one system, one team. In 2012 KMMG presented a $900,000 donation to the SAE Foundation - KMMG's commitment to STEM and the community is strengthened by this partnership with SAE Foundation and the Troup County School System located in Georgia.
"Enriching people's lives" - this is the global vision of Nissan and all of its operating companies across the world. The Nissan Foundation was created in 1992 as a thoughtful response to a societal need that still impacts communities today.
Toyota Motor North America has been one of the strongest corporate supporters of the SAE Foundation and A World In Motion® STEM educational programming since it began in 1990. Their continued support makes it possible to truly inspire the next generation of innovators. Recently, Toyota Motor North America pledged a $1 million gift to inspire K-8 and university students with SAE International's AWIM and Learn Twice Initiatives.
Aramco Services Company is a U.S.-based subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, a world leader in integrated energy and chemicals, and has had a presence in the U.S. for more than 60 years.
At Arconic, sustainability is an integral part of our culture and our core strategy. Arconic Foundation invests where Arconic has a presence to further sustainability and to partner with communities in addressing local needs as they adapt to a rapidly changing world.
BorgWarner is a global technology leader in powertrain solutions. They support a diverse customer base with local support provided by facilities around the globe. Globally, their innovative products help improve fuel economy, air quality, and performance in a variety of vehicles.
Robert Bosch Corporation, a leading global supplier of automotive and industrial technology, as well as consumer goods and building technology, has pledged $125,000 to fund SAE International's A World In Motion® education (AWIM), with $25,000 for 5 years, starting in 2011.
The FCA Foundation has generously awarded support for A World In Motion (AWIM) that will help inspire and educate nearly 3,000 elementary and middle school students by teaching them critical math and science concepts in a hands-on, interactive program while exposing them to the possibilities that exist in STEM-related careers.
As a leader in industry and an engaged corporate citizen, Henkel is well aware that one of the most pressing issues facing industry today is the decline of students enrolling in science and technology programs. This decline and its impact threaten our ability to meet future workforce demands and present repercussions to be felt for generations to come.
As part of its commitment to Honeywell Hometown Solutions, the Honeywell - SAE International Student Automotive Design Challenge (SADC) has become an exemplary educational outreach program demonstrating Honeywell and SAE's dedication to continued improvement in STEM education.
The John Deere Inspire initiative is funding the A World in Motion® program in several John Deere communities throughout the U.S., with a plan to expand the initiative worldwide in the future.
Johnson Controls (JCI) is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Creating quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles, with a continued commitment to sustainability is the focal point of Johnson Controls.
It is often said that "To teach is to learn twice", and it is through this philosophy that SAE International will engage university students by facilitating opportunities to volunteer in A World In Motion (AWIM) classrooms through the AWIM Learn Twice Initiative.
The Ray and Ginger Morris AWIM Fund was established in 2004 to support A World In Motion teacher and volunteer trainings in Allegheny, Butler and Beaver County school districts in Pennsylvania, which include North Allegheny, Mars, Beaver, Pine Richland, Freedom and Seneca Valley districts.
The Rocky Mountain AWIM Initiative started as the Frontier States Initiative using a modest personal endowment from Arne and Stephanie Siegel with the SAE Foundation. This initiative has since grown to numbers where A World In Motion (AWIM) is a commonplace name within Montana's educational arena.
As a leader in the automotive industry and an engaged corporate citizen, SRG Global is well aware that one of the most pressing issues facing industry today is the decline of students enrolling in science and technology programs. This decline and its impact threaten our ability to meet future workforce demands and present repercussions to be felt for generations to come.