Support the Program

The Capstone Design@Mines Program relies on the generosity of our program supporters to fund our intercollegiate competition teams and community development projects, as well as to outfit the Design Laboratories and project build environments.  If you or your organization are interested in supporting these elements of the program, please consider making a financial gift through the Mines Foundation or via  Make sure to clearly mark your gift for Capstone Design@Mines.  Your gift is tax deductible and will make a huge impact on our students.

Colorado School of Mines thanks the organizations, families, and individuals listed below who have provided valuable support to the students in our 2019-2020 program.


Program Partners (donations of $25,000 or greater)
J. Don Thorson

Program Sponsors (donations of $10,000 – $24,999)
Richard Holt
Gerald & Karen Zink

Program Supporters (donations of $5,000 – $9,999)
Al Cohen Family


Program Partners (donations of $25,000 or greater)
Newmont Mining

Program Sponsors (donations of $10,000 – $24,999)
Shell Oil Company

Program Supporters (donations of $5,000 – $9,999)
Alan Plummer Assoc., Inc.
Chimera Lighting
KONG Company, Inc.
Lockheed Martin Space
Milwaukee Tools
Peraton Inc.
Pinyon Environmental, Inc.
Sierra Nevada Corporation

Program Donors (donations up to $4,999)
Beth Eden Baptist Church
Global Livingston
Kiewit Corporation
University of Colorado, Anschutz


Colorado School of Mines thanks the individuals and organizations listed below who have served as clients for the student teams presenting today. Your donation of time, talent, and material support to our students are greatly appreciated.


Alan Plummer Associates, Inc. Mines Hike for Help Student Chapter
American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Mines Humanitarian Engineering Program
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Mines Museum of Earth Science
Beth Eden Baptist Church NASA Jet Propulsion Lab
Children’s Hospital Colorado / Univ. Colorado Anschutz NASA & Mines Space Resources
Chimera Lighting National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
City of Arvada Newmont Mining
Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept. Peraton Inc.
Cotopaxi School District RE-3 Pinyon Environmental, Inc.
Craig Hospital Quality of Life Plus
Global Livingston Institute Shell Oil Company
Human Centered Design Studio at Mines Sierra Nevada Corporation
KONG Company, Inc. Strategic Relationships – Petroleum Engineering
Lockheed Martin Space Tintic Consolidated Metals
Mark Florida U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
Milwaukee Tools U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  U.S. National Park Service (NPS)