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                                           EWB-USA               Address Block
            4665 Nautilus Court, Suite 300
                      Boulder, CO 80301

                           Phone: 303-772-2723                   Dear XXX,
                             Fax: 303-772-2699
                   Email: support@ewb-usa.org                    I am writing to request information on the XXXX grant guidelines, funding priorities
                    Website: www.ewb-usa.org
                                                                 of XXXX Foundation and to inquire about possible support for Engineers Without
                                                   Founder
                                    Bernard Amadei, Ph.D.
                                                                 Borders – XXX, a chapter of Engineers Without Borders - USA (EWB-USA).
                             Professor of Civil Engineering
                          University of Colorado – Boulder
                                                                 EWB-USA is a nonprofit humanitarian organization established to support
                                         Governing Board         community-driven development programs worldwide by collaborating with local
                                David Stewart, Ph.D., P.E.,
                                    President of the Board       partners to design and implement sustainable engineering projects, while creating
                                        President and CEO
                       Stewart Environmental Consultants         transformative experiences and responsible leaders. Our vision is world in which the
                          William Wallace, Past President
                                                                 communities we serve have the capacity to sustainably meet their basic human
                    President, Wallace Futures Group, LLC        needs, and that our members have enriched global perspectives through the
                                      Joseph “Bud” Ahearn        innovative professional educational opportunities that the EWB-USA program
                                Vice Chairman, CH2M HILL
                                                                 provides. EWB-USA members, comprised of professional and student engineers or
                           Dr. Paul Brandt-Rauf, Professor
                         And Dean, School of Public Health       other disciplines, work with local communities and NGOs in over 45 developing
                             University of Illinois, Chicago
                                                                 countries around the world on projects such as water, renewable energy, sanitation
                                  Dan Harpstead, Treasurer
                                        Past President ASFE
                                                                 and more. Time Magazine called Engineers Without Borders-USA the "Blueprint
                 Sr. Principal Professional, Kleinfelder, Inc.   Brigade." EWB-USA has grown from little more than a handful of members in 2002
               David G. Mongan, P.E, ASCE Representative         to over 12,000 members today and has over 350 projects worldwide. EWB-USA
                                      Past President ASCE
                                                                 maintains over 250 dedicated chapters, including university chapters on 180
               Catherine A. Leslie, P.E., Executive Director
                         Engineers Without Borders-USA           campuses in the United States, and has touched the lives of more than one million
                  Micki A. Marshall, ASME Representative         people. We continue to strive to increase this number annually.
                                  UTC Pratt and Whitney

        Hannah Elizabeth Moore, Student Representative
                                     Northeast Region
                                                                 Each EWB-USA chapter makes at least a five-year commitment to a partnering
                                                                 community. With the community's input, the chapter designs and implements low-
        Michael W. Paddock, Professional Representative
                                     Great Lakes Region          cost, small-scale, replicable and sustainable engineering solutions to problems
                            Arvind Phukan, Ph.D., D.I.C.,P.E.    identified by the community. This includes water, sanitation, and renewable
Retired Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Alaska
    Coordinator of Water Resources, Rotary International         energy. EWB-USA members train local community members and local NGO's to
                              Robert D. Stevens, Ph.D., P.E.
                                                                 successfully monitor and maintain the projects
                                      ASCE Representative

                     Gregory Sauter, Senior Vice President       Insert brief chapter history here.
                          For Corporate Services, AECOM
                                                                 Insert overview of program/project history here for which you are seeking direct
                                      Paul Shea, President
                                    CDM Constructors, Inc.       support.
                 Bob Walker, VP Engineering Applications         EWB-XXX strives to address community problem/need, by working with community
                             Underground Solutions, Inc.
                                                                 name to design and construct solutions that meet their needs. All EWB-USA
              Andrew Yager, Sr. Economics Affairs Officer
                   Division for Sustainable Development
                                                                 projects are initiated by and completed with contributions from the host
                    Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs         community, members of which are trained to operate the systems independently.
                                          United Nations
                                   Susan Bolton, Professor
                                                                 In this way, EWB-USA ensures that its projects are appropriate and sustainable. The
                          College of Forest Resources and
     Adjunct Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering
                                                                 partnership between the host community and EWB-XXX is ongoing, with our project
                                 University of Washington        team and the community members developing a long term relationship, assessing
                                                                 emerging needs, addressing those needs through additional projects, and
                                                                 monitoring the engineering and public health effects over time.
                                                                 Insert brief chapter history here.
                                           EWB-USA               Insert overview of program/project history here for which you are seeking direct
            4665 Nautilus Court, Suite 300                       support.
                      Boulder, CO 80301                          EWB-XXX strives to address community problem/need, by working with community
                           Phone: 303-772-2723                   name to design and construct solutions that meet their needs. All EWB-USA
                             Fax: 303-772-2699                   projects are initiated by and completed with contributions from the host
                   Email: support@ewb-usa.org                    community, members of which are trained to operate the systems independently.
                    Website: www.ewb-usa.org
                                                                 In this way, EWB-USA ensures that its projects are appropriate and sustainable. The
                                                   Founder
                                    Bernard Amadei, Ph.D.
                                                                 partnership between the host community and EWB-XXX is ongoing, with the our
                             Professor of Civil Engineering
                          University of Colorado – Boulder
                                                                 project team and the community members developing a long term relationship,
                                                                 assessing emerging needs, addressing those needs through additional projects, and
                                         Governing Board         monitoring the engineering and public health effects over time.
                                David Stewart, Ph.D., P.E.,
                                    President of the Board
                                        President and CEO
                       Stewart Environmental Consultants         Insert closing impact statement about funding your program/project. I invite you to
                          William Wallace, Past President
                                                                 partner with EWB-XXX to provide direct project support and help us achieve our
                    President, Wallace Futures Group, LLC        mission to change the world, one community at a time. More information is
                                      Joseph “Bud” Ahearn        available on our website, XXXXXX. For more information about EWB-USA please visit
                                Vice Chairman, CH2M HILL
                                                                 www.ewb-usa.org.
                           Dr. Paul Brandt-Rauf, Professor
                         And Dean, School of Public Health
                             University of Illinois, Chicago
                                                                 Thank your for your time and attention. I will follow up with you later this month to
                                  Dan Harpstead, Treasurer
                                        Past President ASFE
                                                                 see if the foundation believes EWB-XXX’s work fits with your funding goals and
                 Sr. Principal Professional, Kleinfelder, Inc.   guidelines.
               David G. Mongan, P.E, ASCE Representative
                                      Past President ASCE
                                                                 Sincerely,
               Catherine A. Leslie, P.E., Executive Director
                         Engineers Without Borders-USA

                  Micki A. Marshall, ASME Representative
                                                                 Your Name
                                  UTC Pratt and Whitney          Title/Project Team
                                                                 Engineers Without Borders – USA (Chapter Name)
        Hannah Elizabeth Moore, Student Representative
                                     Northeast Region
                                                                 Phone:
        Michael W. Paddock, Professional Representative          Cell:
                                     Great Lakes Region
                                                                 Email:
                            Arvind Phukan, Ph.D., D.I.C.,P.E.    Chapter Website:
Retired Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Alaska
    Coordinator of Water Resources, Rotary International

                              Robert D. Stevens, Ph.D., P.E.
                                      ASCE Representative

                     Gregory Sauter, Senior Vice President
                          For Corporate Services, AECOM

                                      Paul Shea, President
                                    CDM Constructors, Inc.

                 Bob Walker, VP Engineering Applications
                             Underground Solutions, Inc.

              Andrew Yager, Sr. Economics Affairs Officer
                   Division for Sustainable Development
                    Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs
                                          United Nations
                                   Susan Bolton, Professor
                          College of Forest Resources and
     Adjunct Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering
                                 University of Washington

				
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