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Legacy Builders, Call for Giving, Grant Awards, Scholarships, Call for Supplies

  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO At the recent NFPA Annual Conference in Hawaii, four more companies were recognized for reaching Legacy Builder status in the NFPA Foundation. When NFPA started the NFPA Foundation back...

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In 2015, South Central College in North Mankato, Minnesota received a $23,000 Fluid Power Lab Grant from the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation. The school used the funds to purchase two cavitation simulators with accumulator...

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    By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation launched a new curriculum grant program this year that is providing awards to university engineering faculty to develop, replicate and disseminate high-quality,...

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In 2015, South Central College in North Mankato, Minnesota received a $23,000 Fluid Power Lab Grant from the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation. The school used the funds to purchase two cavitation simulators with accumulator...

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Fluid Power Robotics Scholarship

NFPA Shadows a FIRST® Robotics Team

January 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

When I visited the Hartland Arrowhead High School FIRST® Robotics Team to talk about the new NFPA Fluid Power Challenge FIRST Robotics Scholarship last month, I had no idea how much of a commitment being on a...

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The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded a $25,000 fluid power lab grant to Cleveland Community College in Shelby, NC. The school will use the funds to purchase a new hydraulic trainer and upgrade...

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The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Booster Club, led by John Stenz and Heather Poush from FORCE America, organized the 2nd Annual Business & Technical Trades Career Exploration Day at Northfield Middle School in Minnesota...

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A $250 grant can go a long way. This is a thank you that I received from one Pittsburgh-area teacher whose school was awarded an NFPA grant: The Moon Area Middle School is thankful for the...

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Foundation Impact Video

NFPA Foundation Impact Growing

April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 5-minute Foundation Impact Video that premiered last month at the 2016 NFPA Annual Conference in San Antonio is available for viewing. Thanks to the support of our donors, the Foundation has been able to...

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The National Fluid Power Association’s Education and Technology Foundation has announced funding availability for fluid power course modules and curriculum development for university level students.  Faculty from U.S. colleges and universities with undergraduate mechanical engineering...

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