Social Impact Programs
Together with nonprofit partners, Delta aspires to reach the individuals and communities, locally and globally, that need us most. These partnerships provide on–the–ground programs and expertise to maximize our impact and stay on top of global trends and issues with equity, innovation and future global citizens at the forefront.
We work alongside community partners that have a passion to innovate and “Keep Climbing.” Inspired by their creativity and innovation this year, we:

Supporting the Frontlines of Innovation

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Sponsored 44 3DE schools as they worked to re-engineer high school education to be more authentically connected to real-world concepts and provide experiential learning that increases retention and improves graduation rates
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Joined Drawdown Georgia in the movement to accelerate progress toward net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, engaging our stakeholders to inspire social and technological breakthroughs
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Partnered with the Central Park Conservancy, the Yale School of the Environment and the Natural Areas Conservancy on the Central Park Climate Lab, which is creating scalable strategies to mitigate the effects of climate change in urban parks across the nation
Captain Planet Learning Gardens
National Flight Academy Scholarships

Investing in Future Global Citizens

Many of our programs support preparing today’s young people with the skills and experiences they need to solve future challenges. Supporting longtime partners, we:
Partnered with Captain Planet Foundation to create outdoor learning laboratories at schools in Atlanta, New York City and Seattle to engage and empower young people to problem-solve environmental issues through inquiry-driven learning
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Supported the Leaders in Environmental Action for the Future, a Nature Conservancy program, to prepare young people to navigate increasing climate challenges
Funded over 600 scholarships to the National Flight Academy (NFA) to inspire students in future STEM careers by providing 6-day, 5-night immersive programs onboard a virtual aircraft carrier