The Mechanical Contracting Education & Research Foundation

provides a solid foundation for the growth and success of the mechanical contracting industry.

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  • MCERF Funds Vision of GreatFutures

    MCERF Funds Vision of GreatFutures

    MCERF Funds MCAA's Vision for GreatFutures for Student Chapter Members

  • Bright Students

    Attracting the Brightest and Best Students

    MCERF invests in programs that attract the best and brightest students to the mechanical and mechanical service industries. LEARN MORE

  • Developing Tools to teach Modern Best Practices of our Industry

    Developing Tools to Teach our Next Generation

    MCERF develops online tools, methods, materials, and technology-focused practices to advance the mechanical contracting and service industries. LEARN MORE

  • Support of our Partners is vital to our Continued Success

    Our Partners are Vital to Our Continued Success

    MCERF receives support from local MCAA affiliates, manufacturers and suppliers, contractors and individuals to help achieve its goals. LEARN MORE

  • Our Board ensures that funds Support our Mission

    Ensuring all Funds Support our Mission

    MCERF is a 501(c)(3) corporation with a Board of Trustees who oversee all donations received in an ethical manor. LEARN MORE

Education & Careers

MCERF supports programs that attract talented, well-educated, and industrious young professionals to our industry.

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Research

MCERF underwrites industry-critical research, which is conducted by leading researchers and consultants.

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Support Us

A foundation's strength and success depend on its partners-its trustees, financial contributors, and volunteers.

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News & Happenings

MCERF Funds MCAA GreatFutures Initiative

MCERF will pay $1,500 per intern or full-time employee that MCAA/MSCA members hire during MCAA’s “2015 – Year of the Intern”.  

At MCAA’s October 2014 Student Chapter Summit in Jersey City, NJ, the assembled faculty from dozens...

Roscoe Bufkin and Brian Caufield receiving Partnership Enterprise award from MCERF President Mark Rogers

At the December 2014 MCERF Board of Trustees meeting, Brian Caufield (VP/GM Wholesale Plumbing), Mueller Industries, Memphis, TN announced their commitment to donate $100,000 to the Foundation.  Brian cited the synergy between Mueller Industries and MCERF in supporting a number of current and planned career development initiatives. "Mueller faces the...

Thanks to All MCERF 2014-2015 Contributors

MCERF Would Like To Thank All of Its 2014-2015 Contributors

The Mechanical Contracting Education & Research Foundation (MCERF) would like to thank all of their Sustaining Members…those who have given any amount in the current year....

Interns at MCAA Convention

MCAA is expanding the number of internship opportunities available in 2015 by enhancing the Student Internship Grants program with the financial support of the Mechanical Contracting Education & Research Foundation (MCERF). As a thank you to participating contractors for stepping up to mentor new professionals, MCERF Student Internship Grants will be awarded to...