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Corporate Social Responsibility
Spirit volunteer employees wall raising for Spirit Habitat for Humanity build. Spirit volunteer employees wall raising for Spirit Habitat for Humanity build.

Where Flight Begins

Growing. Helping. Connecting

At Spirit, we’re proud of our heritage, but we’re also proud of the way we serve by helping, growing and connecting our communities. We believe in the power of innovative solutions, partnerships and programs that bring communities together. 

Each year, Spirit employees and the company donate several million dollars through corporate grants and our employee-led Good Neighbor Fund, and thousands of hours of service through our Team Spirit employee volunteerism program. 

Volunteering Across the Globe

Volunteerism is an integral part of Spirit’s company culture. Spirit employees around the world give in a variety of ways, collectively and individually, lending their time and talents to strengthen our communities.

Find  us on social media at #TeamSpirit

Through our volunteer program, Team Spirit, Spirit employees across the globe participate in:

Youth & Education Engagement

Blood Drives 
Hunger Relief

Earth Day

Spirit AeroSystems partnered with buildON and GE Aviation to send three employees on a life-changing trip to Senegal, Africa. James Christian, Whitney Franklin and Mitch Lindsay represented Spirit and helped construct a school for a village in Senegal.

Focus Areas

Community needs often outpace Spirit’s ability to meet them. As a result, we must be strategic in what we support. We typically provide grants to nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) that serve communities where we have a business presence.

Support workforce and economic development through access to primary & secondary education

  • STEM2 (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, & Manufacturing)
  • Leadership & Mentoring
  • Higher Education Partnerships

Target programs aimed at meeting basic needs of citizens, while providing long term sustainable solutions for self-sufficiency

  • Food security & nutrition
  • Programs that combat poverty & homelessness
  • Disaster Relief

Support variety of cultural, entertainment and recreational events and activities that enhance quality of life in our communities

  • Performing/visual arts
  • Diversity & multicultural understanding
  • Sustainable environmental practices through education, conservation and recycling

Corporate Grants

Spirit AeroSystems supports programs in the areas of growing, helping, and connecting people. Learn more about our focus areas and make an application for a corporate grant here.

 

Employee Good Neighbor Fund

The Good Neighbor Fund is an employee-run nonprofit organization funded through voluntary employee payroll deductions. Spirit employees contribute around $2.5 million annually to local causes in health and human services.. Learn more and apply for a grant here.

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