Press Release

Aerojet Rocketdyne Foundation Supporting COVID-19 Relief Efforts

By SpaceRef Editor
April 21, 2020
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The Aerojet Rocketdyne Foundation has launched a campaign to provide up to $750,000 to support COVID-19 relief efforts in communities where Aerojet Rocketdyne facilities are located. The campaign includes direct funding from the foundation and an employee donation matching program.


“We have strong ties to our local communities and I am proud that our Foundation is here to support them during this time of need,” said Aerojet Rocketdyne CEO and President Eileen Drake.


The Aerojet Rocketdyne Foundation is donating $250,000 to COVID-19 relief efforts in communities across the nation where Aerojet Rocketdyne employees live and work. These donations are being provided to the following community support organizations:


Company Site Location

Nonprofit Organization

Huntsville, AL

Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville

Camden, AR

Ouachita Valley Community Foundation/Arkansas Community Foundation

Los Angeles, CA

California Community Foundation

Sacramento, CA

Sacramento Region Community Foundation

Daytona Beach, FL

United Way of Northeast Florida

Orlando, FL

Heart of Florida United Way

West Palm Beach, FL

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties

Stennis, MS

United Way of South Mississippi

Carlstadt, NJ

Community Foundation for New Jersey

Jonesborough, TN

United Way of Washington County

Orange, VA

Charlottesville Area Community Foundation and Northern Piedmont Community Foundation

Arlington, VA

Greater Washington Community Foundation

Redmond, WA

Hopelink, Maltby Food Bank and Sky Valley Food Bank


In addition to the direct grants, the Aerojet Rocketdyne Foundation will match dollar-for-dollar, up to $250,000 in employee donations, to a nonprofit of their choice that is supporting COVID-19 relief efforts. This funding could provide up to another $500,000 in support to COVID-19 relief efforts in our communities.


About the Aerojet Rocketdyne Foundation

The Aerojet Rocketdyne Foundation, the individual philanthropic arm of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc., was established in 1999 to provide charitable resources in the communities where the company does business and where its employees live, work and volunteer.


About Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc., headquartered in El Segundo, California, is an innovative technology-based manufacturer of aerospace and defense products and systems, with a real estate segment that includes activities related to the entitlement, sale, and leasing of the company’s excess real estate assets. More information can be obtained by visiting the Company’s websites or


Contact information:

Sara Minnehan, director, Aerojet Rocketdyne Foundation 916-834-4758

SpaceRef staff editor.