SPONSOR SITE. ADVOCATE CSR. RECEIVE ROI.
SITE, is an innovative 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that recognizes the importance of the return on investment (ROI) when attempting to engage corporate philanthropy (CP) for support. For this approach, SITE has developed a strategy to create a powerful value proposition (VP) for corporations that aligns with their corporate philanthropy objectives. The approach is carefully thought out. The VP, will embed a legacy promoting corporate social responsibility (CSR), attract new customers on brand awareness, elevate opportunities for underrepresented minorities and students in the STEM Economy, and provide professional development to produce high-quality teachers.
Kansas City is our family in general. However some of our key partners include three school district that serves over 48,000 students, The Kansas City STEM Alliance, Mid-America Regional Council (MARC), Missouri Chamber of Commerce, General Motors Foundation, Kirk Family Foundation, The Metropolitan Community College – Business and Technology Campus, Polsinelli Law Firm and various other relevant entities to help us move the STEM Economy forward. The list of partners is ever growing.
SITE is the only minority founded, and lead STEM focused organization in all of Kansas City doing simultaneously 1.) Deploying a “paid-teacher-externship” that will bring the lesson learned via the externship back into the school system as curriculum, 2.) Promoting the STEM Economy with large group tours into facilities and 3.) Have a focus on creating a value proposition for the Corporate Philanthropic sector that supports an ROI for CP.
Today’s advanced manufacturing environment is now in its fourth revolution. We have now entered Industry 4.0 or the fourth industrial revolution. Industry 4.0 represents the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. It includes cyber-physical systems, the Internet of things and cloud computing. Industry 4.0 has been called a “smart factory.”