The FAAMA Foundation is a nonprofit organization that is based on the beliefs of the FAA Managers Association (FAAMA) to educate leadership values to prepare the leaders of tomorrow. The FAAMA Foundation was organized to establish a fund to provide scholarships for members of FAAMA and their spouses, children, and grandchildren.
The Foundation offered the first scholarships in 2019. The recipient of the Inaugural Andy Taylor Excellence in Leadership Scholarship was Amanda Hansmann of Burnsville MN. Amanda is the daughter of Glen Hansmann of Chapter 217 – Minnesota Hub. Amanda was awarded $2,000 to support her education at the University of Minnesota.
The seven $1,000 scholarships are awarded to the following:
Nathaniel Hillenburg – Son of Randy Hillenburg of Chapter 151 – Placke
Kayla Zolman – Daughter of Ryan Zolman of Chapter 302 – Kansas City North
Hannah Burk – Daughter of Scott Burk of Chapter 301 – Pacific Northwest
Taylor Stokes – Daughter of Walter Stokes of Chapter 357 – North Texas
Allen Koch – Son of Rick Koch of Chapter 358 – Alaska
Harley Yazzie – Son of Ranelle Yazzie of Chapter 315 – Wasatch Front
Ian O’Connell – Son of Diana O’Connell of Chapter 223 – Norfolk
The schedule for 2020 is as follows:
- Application Information Published Prior to January 1, 2020
- Submissions Open February 1, 2020 – April 2, 2020
- Panel Decision by July 1, 2020
- Scholarship Awards Sent by August 1, 2020
Donate Via Amazon Smile
You can donate to the FAAMA Foundation when you shop at Amazon.
Great news if you have an Android Phone!
AmazonSmile is now available in the Amazon Shopping App for all Android users. If you are an AmazonSmile customer, you can now support the FAAMA Foundation every time you shop! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start donating!
- If you have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping App, open the App on your android device.
- View settings and select AmazonSmile.
- Follow the in app instructions to complete the process
AmazonSmile is currently unavailable for iOS users but we will notify you as soon as it becomes available!