The grant recipients and funding purposes were:
- American Association of University Women: $7,000 in scholarships for seven young women from the Santa Clarita Valley in California to attend the organization’s Tech Trek science and math camp;
- American Helicopter Museum & Education Center: $2,260 for the Girls in Science & Technology Program, which provides mentors and real-life role models to encourage young women to engage in science and technology classes and ultimately bridge the gender gap in these industries;
- Brockton High School: $3,905 for a flight simulator for a summer enrichment aviation camp that is designed to increase interest, background knowledge and skills for careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM);
- California State University Northridge Foundation: $5,000 to support Rally in the Valley, which is an annual robotics competition and science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) exposition;
- Frontiers of Flight Museum: $3,100 for the Young Women's STEM Leadership Initiative, which serves more than 2,700 primarily low-income minority middle and high school girls;
- Girls Incorporated of Orange County: $3,930 to support STEM for Girls, which aims to increase underserved girls’ interest in STEM subjects so they pursue higher education and consider STEM careers as a means to self-sufficiency;
- Gregg Anderson Academy: $5,000 for materials for Project Lead the Way, which is the nation’s leading provider of K-12 science, technology, engineering and math programs that create activity-, project- and problem-based curriculum and teacher professional development models that help students develop the skills needed to succeed in the global economy;
- Institute of Flight: $2,620 to support the Education Financial Assistance program and STEAM education programs, including robotics, drones and 3D printing;
- Old Colony YMCA: $3,907 for the Power Scholars Program, which is an evidence-based educational program designed to address the summer learning loss of young people living in impoverished communities;
- Palmdale High School: $4,000 for the Solar Car Challenge, which is designed to motivate students to pursue a career path in science, engineering and alternative energy;
- Regents University of California Los Angeles: $7,395 to support training and development programs, networking opportunities, scholarships, outreach and advocacy activities provided by the Society of Women Engineers University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA);
- Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs, Inc.: $6,000 to fund Coding Camp for 30 girls in the Los Angeles Unified School District who do not have access to supplemental enrichment resources outside of school time;
- Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers: $5,000 to support the Noche De Ciencias (Night of Science) event, which increases awareness of STEM fields among Hispanic, African-American and Asian students and their parents;
- Valley Family Center: $10,000 for the STEM component of an after-school tutoring program for children with special learning needs.
The PPG Foundation donated an additional $62,000 to 12 organizations in Alabama during 2017 on behalf of PPG Aerospace’s Huntsville facility.