Manufacturers Education Foundation

The Manufacturers Education Foundation (MEF) is an affiliate of GAM.  Since its inception in 1943 (as the Textile Education Foundation), MEF has provided several million dollars for scholarships, faculty support, research, recruitment, capital improvements, and machinery and equipment for the textile, carpet and consumer products programs at Georgia Tech in Atlanta and Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta. 

MEF currently provides scholarships and other support for Georgia Tech and the Technical College System of Georgia designed to benefit students pursuing careers to become apart of the next generation of Georgia's manufacturing workforce