Aerojet Rocketdyne Foundation Supporting COVID-19 Relief Efforts

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 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 LocationNonprofit Organization
Huntsville, ALCommunity Foundation of Greater Huntsville
Camden, AROuachita Valley Community Foundation/Arkansas Community Foundation
Los Angeles, CACalifornia Community Foundation
Sacramento, CASacramento Region Community Foundation
Daytona Beach, FLUnited Way of Northeast Florida
Orlando, FLHeart of Florida United Way
West Palm Beach, FLThe Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties
Stennis, MSUnited Way of South Mississippi
Carlstadt, NJCommunity Foundation for New Jersey
Jonesborough, TNUnited Way of Washington County
Orange, VACharlottesville Area Community Foundation and Northern Piedmont Community Foundation
Arlington, VAGreater Washington Community Foundation
Redmond, WAHopelink, 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 at or

Contact information:
Sara Minnehan, director, Aerojet Rocketdyne Foundation 916-834-4758

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