The 2019-20 operating budgets for the General Roofing Alliance fund and the Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship fund—including $55,000 for student scholarships—were approved. Contact Bennett Judson to request a copy of the approved operating budgets for 2019-20.
A total of $270,276 was approved in continued/committed and new project funding:
$18,231 – Employee Outreach expenses (MVP program)
$ 4,275 – Gold Circle Awards program expenses
$93,300 – Construction Management Initiative
$10,000 – Colorado State University’s CM Cares program (final installment)
$70,870 – Ronald McDonald House Charities© partnership (includes corporate sponsorship and funds earmarked for house projects if materials are not donated)
$48,600 – NEW – Clemson University’s proposal to bring awareness to the roofing industry by developing and implementing a roofing-focused college course
$25,000 – NEW – to fund NRCA’s partnership with SkillsUSA as part of a Career and Technical Education Outreach Initiative
Members also approved adding an additional $5,000 in scholarship funding—starting with the 2020-21 operating budget—for the Reid and DeaNa Ribble named scholarship, which is earmarked for students entering vocational and technical trade schools. Members were advised a newly formed scholarship committee will be reviewing all eligibility requirements for the 2020-21 scholarship program and looking at named scholarships overall.