Global Partnerships & Sponsors

RFT has had and continues to have partnerships with various private, corporate and governmental sponsors, participating school districts, local communities, and other similarly-oriented volunteer and/or non-profit organizations.

Corporate Sponsors:
  • Air BP
  • Amerada Hess
  • American Airlines
  • The Boeing Co
  • CVS, Inc.
  • Ceridian Corporation
  • Chevron
  • Comdisco
  • General Dynamics
  • Giant Food
  • Gulfstream, Inc.
  • Lockheed Martin
  • MITRE Corporation
  • Navistar International
  • Nextel
  • Nortel Networks
  • TRW
  • United Airlines
  • United Express
  • US Airways
  • Verizon


  • The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
  • Chester Foundation
  • Foundations of East Chicago, Indiana
  • Freddie Mac Foundation
  • Hattie M. Strong Foundation
  • Jenesis Foundation
  • Morino Institute

Federal Government

  • Air National Guard-Maryland; New York; Illinois; West Virginia; Houston
  • Chicago Housing Authority
  • Department of Defense
  • Defense Intelligence Agency
  • DC Appropriations Committee FY03
  • DC Housing Authority
  • Military Sealift Command
  • Naval Criminal Investigative Service
  • US Air Force- Andrews AFB; Cannon AFB; Charleston AFB; Langley AFB; Eglin AFB; Little Rock AFB; Whiteman AFB
  • US Air Force Reserves- Dover AFB
  • US Army- Fort Carson; Fort Eustis
  • US Coast Guard- San Francisco, CA; Portsmouth, VA; San Diego, CA; Pensacola, FL
  • US Marine Corps- USMC Hawaii; Camp Pendleton; Marine Corps Recruiting Depot; San Diego; Miramar
  • US Navy- Hawaii; Norfolk; Oceana; Pensacola; San Diego
Native American Groups:
  • Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Montana
  • Crow Nations, Montana

Nonprofit Organizations:

  • Concerned Black Men- Washington, DC
  • Experimental Aircraft Association
  • Young Eagles
  • I Have A Dream, Washington, DC
  • Patriots Technology Training Center, Maryland
  • Tuskegee Airmen
  • Youth Opportunities Unlimited, Clovis, New Mexico


  • Chicago Public Schools- Bulls Scholars Program, Education to Careers
  • College of William and Mary
  • Colonial Beach Public Schools
  • DC Public Schools
  • Dowling College, NY
  • Friendship-Edison Collegiate Academy
  • IDEA Public Charter School, Washington, DC
  • Norfolk State University
  • North Lawndale College Prep, Chicago
  • Northwest Arctic School District, Alaska
  • Old Dominion University
  • Prince William County Public Schools
  • San Jose State University
  • United States Air Force Academy
  • United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY
  • United States Naval Academy
  • University of California at San Diego
  • University of Montana, Missoula
  • University of Florida
  • Washington Math Science Technology Public Charter, Washington, DC
  • Hampton University