Grants

We will partner with you to lift up our communities and our industry.

Who should apply?

The JetBlue Foundation provides grants to qualified non-profit organizations and qualified educational organizations in the communities where JetBlue flies. Organizations must provide or support education and/or certification in one or more of the following areas of study:

  • Aviation Technology
  • Aviation Engineering
  • Aviation Operations
  • Aviation Maintenance
  • Sustainable and Environmental Programs in Aviation
  • STEM Education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

These programs must serve one or more communities that are under-represented in Aviation including:

  • Veterans
  • Women
  • Economically disadvantaged communities
  • Under-represented ethnic groups, including but not limited to African-American, Latino or Asian-American communities

Other JetBlue Giving

The JetBlue Foundation is focused on supporting STEM and Aviation related education. To learn about JetBlue’s initiatives in the areas of youth & education, community and the environment, please visit JetBlue Corporate Social Responsibility. To obtain in-kind travel support for charitable events, please visit jetblue.com/wecare.

Submit a proposal!

The JetBlue Foundation seeks innovative partners. For consideration in a future grant cycle, please submit a letter of inquiry/proposal using the link below. All proposals will be considered and select organizations will be invited to submit an expanded application for final consideration by the Board of Directors.

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Grant Recipients

  • Year
  • Grant Recipient
  • Project Name
  • Grant Amount

2017

Grant Recipient
Boys and Girls Clubs of Broward County
North Lauderdale, FL
Project
Ionosphere Program
Grant amount
$10,000
Grant Recipient
Cradle of Aviation
Garden City, NY
Project
Apollo 11, 50th Anniversary Celebration
Grant amount
$11,000
Grant Recipient
EnCorps
Los Angeles, CA
Project
JetBlue STEM Teachers Fellows
Grant amount
$25,000
Grant Recipient
Lower Eastside Girls Club
New York, NY
Project
Geek Girls Program
Grant amount
$50,000
Grant Recipient
Museum of Science and Technology Discovery Center
Syracuse, NY
Project
Science Learning Partnership with the Syracuse City School District
Grant amount
$10,000
Grant Recipient
Orlando Science Center
Orlando, FL
Project
Flying Together Camp
Grant amount
$25,000
Grant Recipient
Project Access
Los Angeles, CA
Project
After-School STEM Education program
Grant amount
$8,000
Grant Recipient
Project Scientist
Laguna Beach, CA
Project
STEM Expeditions
Grant amount
$20,000
Grant Recipient
Reach the World Company
New York, NY
Project
STEM Through a Global Lens: Aviation programs
Grant amount
$10,000
Grant Recipient
School Board of Broward County
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Project
Olympiad program
Grant amount
$10,000
Grant Recipient
United Way of Massachusetts Bay
Lowell, MA
Project
BoSTEM Program
Grant amount
$10,000
Grant Recipient
Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens
Queens, New York
Project
JetBlue Science Hubs
Grant amount
$50,000

2016

Grant Recipient
Above the Clouds, Inc.
Norwood, MA
Project
Dream, Discovery and Cadet Flyer Programs
Grant amount
$17,000
Grant Recipient
Hiller Aviation Institute
San Carlos, CA
Project
Real Time Weather and ATC Exhibit
Grant amount
$25,000
Grant Recipient
New York Hall of Science
Queens, NY
Project
Science Career Ladder Program
Grant amount
$15,000
Grant Recipient
Trident Technical College Foundation
Project
Digital Lab
Grant amount
$10,000
Grant Recipient
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology
Queens, NY
Project
Simulator-Based Training Program
Grant amount
$85,000

2015

Grant Recipient
Aviation Career & Technical High School
Long Island City
Project
Technology Improvement Plan
Grant amount
$25,000
Grant Recipient
EdVestors
Boston, MA
Project
STEM Program with Boston Public Schools
Grant amount
$25,000
Grant Recipient
Inter American University of Puerto Rico
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Project
Girls in Aviation Educational Mentoring Program
Grant amount
$25,000
Grant Recipient
JHS 88 Peter Rouget
Brooklyn, NY
Project
Fabrication Laboratory for STEM Education
Grant amount
$25,000
Grant Recipient
Project Scientist
Long Beach, CA
Project
STEM Education Camp
Grant amount
$25,000
Grant Recipient
Thomas A. Edison State College
Trenton, NJ
Project
Online STEM Program for Aviation Management
Grant amount
$25,000

2014

Grant Recipient
Organization of Black Aeronautical Professions (OBAP)
Chicago, IL
Project
ACE Camps
Grant amount
$25,000
Grant Recipient
Utah Valley University
Orem, UT
Project
Women/Veterans Online Program
Grant amount
$25,000
Grant Recipient
Wings of Eagles Discovery Center
Elmira, NY
Project
Science on a Sphere Exhibit STEM
Grant amount
$25,000

2013

Grant Recipient
Aviation Career & Technical High School
Long Island City, NY
Project
Welding Lab
Grant amount
$25,000
Grant Recipient
CUNY Aviation Institute at York College
Jamaica, NY
Project
Dispatcher Program
Grant amount
$25,000
Grant Recipient
SUN 'n FUN
Lakeland, FL
Project
Mechanic Power Plant Program
Grant amount
$25,000

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