Why Support AME

Raising money through the Return Stronger campaign is vital to AME's ability to achieve its mission and empower lean, continuous improvement practitioners. Your gift is important to AME and the industries we serve because:

Raising money helps AME affect positive change for North American industry.
From trainings and best-practice content to assessments and networking, AME offers vital resources to manufacturing, health care, government, finance, technology and other sectors. Your support will help us continue these efforts and open these programs up to more companies and individuals in need. Further, AME and its alliance partners will continue to advocate for reshoring, LeanShoring™ and nearshoring initiatives that will help repair supply chains and safeguard against future catastrophic disruptions.

AME’s work is essential to essential businesses.
Among AME’s members are pharmaceutical companies, health care and medical supply manufacturers, hospitals and others on the COVID-19 frontlines. We help these organizations with process improvements, best-practice implementations and operational excellence assessments that show them how to better their methods to serve their customers and end users — often doctors and patients. When you support AME, your gift helps support these essential businesses. 

Return Stronger helps AME strengthen local economies and communities.
Businesses of all sizes — but mainly small- and medium-sized businesses  rely on AME for trainings and benchmarking, lean assessors and assessment tools, and access to thought leaders and best practices. Around the block and across the country, these resources strengthen businesses in your neighborhood, which in turn strengthen the local economy and bring stability to your community.

Every gift makes a difference.
While we anticipate and appreciate larger corporate and patron gifts to Return Stronger, we expect most donations will come from individual donors giving less than $1,000. These gifts add up and help us continue the fight to propel industry forward. 

AME is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and your gift is tax deductible to the extent of the law.


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