AFCC Biobased Economy was incorporated in the District of Columbia as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit scientific and educational organization.
This is a sister organization to the Alternative Fuels & Chemicals Coalition (AFCC) which will carry out scientific research, educational outreach, and pilot projects on behalf of AFCC and its member companies on alternative fuels, renewable chemicals, biobased products and carbon sequestration.
AFCC is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit business league and advocacy organization incorporated in the District of Columbia in 2019.
AFCC has 130+ member companies that employ more than 300,000 people and generate more than $150 billion per year in revenues.
AFCC advocates in the U.S. Congress and with U.S. federal agencies on matters of interest to its member companies, who represent the entire value chain of companies involved in the alternative fuels, renewable chemicals, biobased products, and sustainable aviation fuel industries.
Coming in late 2022
The Susan Jean Murphy Evans Living Legacy Fund is being established to carry on Susan's passion for helping those in need.
Susan, who passed away on Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021, had a nearly 50-year career as a top-tier development officer and mentor to young staff who have since pursued fundraising careers of their own.
The foundation will focus on five areas of giving:
1. Operating a fundraising mentoring program for college and university students in cooperation with the University of Virginia's (UVA's) Madison House;
2. Providing micro-grants to help those in need on an individual, case-by-case basis to fill in the gaps in existing health, nutrition,
The Susan Jean Murphy Evans Living Legacy Fund
housing, and employment programs;
3. Supporting, in cooperation with UVA Health, family-member counseling to cope with the mental health and stress challenges that occur during the progression of a loved one's Parkinson's disease,
4. Supporting, in cooperation with UVA Health, the "Susan Evans Patient Assistance Fund" to improve access to health care by providing fill-in-the-gaps services, such as transportation to medical appointments; in-home medical equipment, mental health counseling, and more; and
5.Supporting community-focused non-profit organization programs.