Tag: RCIFoundations

Foundation Supports Procurement Reform Education

May 03, 2017

The RCI Foundation has approved a grant of $5,000 to support the Coalition for Procurement Reform (CPR). The grant supports CPR’s efforts to educate the general public and legislative bodies on the benefits of healthy competition and increased system transparency in publically funded construction and renovation projects that will ultimately save money. CPR hopes to […]

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RCI Foundations Enjoy Successful Convention

April 04, 2017

In addition to a successful auction, the RCI Foundations received many generous donations from our member chapters. RCI Foundations would like to especially recognize the Southern California chapter, who donated an impressive $15,000 dollars this year. RCI is thrilled that the So Cal Chapter had such a monetarily successful year, and appreciate their willingness to […]

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Lights! Camera! Auction!

February 02, 2017

The RCI Convention and Trade Show in Anaheim, CA is coming up, and as always, there will be a charity auction to benefit the RCI Foundations. On March 19, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., the Pacific Ballroom on the 2nd floor of the Hilton Anaheim will house the RCI Foundations’ Annual Fundraiser. We have already […]

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RCI Foundations to Sponsor Students Attending RCI Convention and Trade Show

January 19, 2017

Once again, RCI is pleased to announce that the RCI Foundation is providing funding for up to 25 full-time college students to attend the RCI 32nd International Convention and Trade Show in Anaheim, California, March 16-21, 2017. Through this funding, individual travel expenses are covered for students attending the convention, as well as a one-year […]

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Volunteer to Mentor a Student During the 2017 Convention

January 16, 2017

Do you have a few hours to give at the 32nd RCI International Convention and Trade Show to make a difference in the life of a future industry member? Was there someone along the way who helped shape your career path and success? Would you like the opportunity to pay it forward? Since 2012, the […]

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Foundation News – November 2016

November 07, 2016

Numerous generous donations have been coming in for both the Lewis W. Newlan Educational Fund and the Bob Lyons Scholarship Fund. Current donations for the Newlan and Lyons funds are $30,253 and $32,560, respectively. The RCI Convention Student Participation Fund currently has $5,200. The Foundation board is developing the process to distribute the funds to […]

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Robert W. Lyons Scholarship Update

August 03, 2016

At the Orlando RCI Convention, the RCI Foundation board voted to establish and fund the Robert W. Lyons Scholarship in honor of our recently deceased RCI founder. The scholarship will support undergraduate-level college students studying engineering, architecture, or construction sciences, and will be a needs-based scholarship. The first year goal is to raise $50,000 for […]

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RCI Foundations Support Roofing Calculator

August 02, 2016

The RCI Foundation (U.S.) is the major non-governmental organization (NGO) contributing to a project with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), titled “Roofing Capabilities for the Roof Savings Calculator.” While there are many other supporters of this venture, the Foundation’s board approved a grant of $30,000 to be a major supporter because of the positive impact […]

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