EAA Chapter 838

We encourage and promote recreational and homebuilt aviation. Youth outreach and education programs, history, and more.

Aviation Foundation

Aviation Foundation
About Our Aviation Foundation:

EAA Chapter 838 Aviation Foundation building is located at EAA Chapter 838 adjacent to Racine’s Batten Airport. The facility includes a class/meeting room, a library, a hangar workshop, and the Southeast Wisconsin Aviation Museum and Aviation Hall of Fame. The Chapter 838 Aviation Foundation provides financial resources to support the mission of EAA Chapter 838 by:

Providing and facilitating scholarships for deserving area students who wish to pursue an aviation related course of study at an accredited U.S. technical school, college, or university;
Providing and facilitating scholarship funding for deserving high school age boys and girls to attend the EAA Air Academy summer aviation workshops and seminars in Oshkosh, Wisconsin;
Supporting Aviation Explorer Post 218, a co-ed scouting program, in its efforts to interest area teenagers in aviation;
Providing the financial resources and guidance to sustain Chapter 838, its facilities and programs.

EAA Scholarships;

The EAA Chapter 838 Aviation Foundation Scholarship Program encourages, recognizes, and supports deserving Southeastern Wisconsin students who are pursuing an aviation related education. Applicants must be well rounded and involved in school, community, and aviation activities. Academic records must show a high probability that applicants will successfully complete the educational activity for which the scholarship will be provided.
Supported by your Contributions

EAA Chapter 838 Aviation Foundation is supported entirely through gifts and donations. Your gift will help keep the dream alive. No matter how large or small, 100% of every dollar you give will be passed along for the purpose you specify. All of our staff members are unpaid volunteers. There is no waste or administrative overhead. Foundation funds are secure and managed professionally by Johnson Trust in Racine.

There are many ways to give and many ways that your gift can have distinct tax advantages for you and your estate. These include:

Charitable Remainder Trusts
Charitable Gift Annuities
Charitable Lead Trusts
Net Income Make-up Charitable Remainder Unitrusts
Endowment Request
Restricted Bequest
Unrestricted Bequest
Honorary/Memorial Bequest

For more Information regarding EAA Chapter 838 Aviation Foundation educational programs, scholarship programs, and/or gift giving options, please contact:

Jerry Baker
EAA 838 Aviation Foundation
3333 N. Green Bay Road Racine, WI 53404