Giving Back

For our communities and
our industry.


We are grateful to the communities we serve and the aviation industry we love. To say thank you, we support our local communities,  contribute to charitable organizations, provide leadership to our industry and help foster the next generation of aviation professionals.

  • Clay Lacy promoting STEM+ with students from Gault Elementary School and Barrington Irving’s Flying Classroom.

  • Lacy’s Lamont Lacefield speaks with students at Valley Charter Elementary in North Hills, CA about aviation career opportunities and making a difference in the community.

  • Scholarships and Career Coaching at CT Aero Tech Aviation Maintenance School in Hartford, CT

  • Supporting Women in Aviation International's Girls in Aviation Day in Dallas, TX

  • Team Clay Lacy having fun and raising funds for cancer research at Tour De Pier in Santa Monica, CA

  • Clay Lacy employees speaking with 1,800 high school students at the Van Nuys Airport Career Day hosted in Clay Lacy’s hangar.

  • Clay Lacy donates two business jets to local mechanics school with U.S. Congressman Tony Cárdenas and LA City Councilwoman Nury Martinez.

  • Speaking about careers in business aviation to Aviation 101 students at Canyon High School in Anaheim, CA.

Explore scholarships

From scholarships to career days, we are committed to helping talented people discover exciting opportunities in our industry and build rewarding lives for themselves and their families.

Mechanic scholarship at LAUSD Aviation Center.

For students who want to pursue rewarding careers as FAA-certified airframe and powerplant aviation mechanics.

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Pilot scholarship at Orange Coast College.

Helping college students earn their private, instrument or commercial pilots license.

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Mechanic scholarships at Connecticut Aero Tech School.

Developing the next generation of airframe and powerplant technicians for the global aviation industry.

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Gold Stars to Blue Skies Scholarship

Assisting children of fallen U.S. Marines with earning their private pilot license.

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Women’s Aeronautics & Technology Scholarships.

Supporting the International Aviation Womens Association scholarship program at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology.

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Pilot scholarship at UND.

A unique opportunity for students at the UND’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences to achieve their dreams of an aviation career.

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Aviation Career Day at Van Nuys Airport.

Introduces local high school students to the many career opportunities in the field of aviation.

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Aviation scholarship through Flight Path Learning Center.

Encouraging Southern California students to pursue rewarding careers in aviation.

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Philanthropic activities.

Our local community.

Valley Industry Commerce Association
Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber of Commerce
Encino Chamber of Commerce
Valley Economic Alliance
Local Fire and Police Departments
Local High Schools
Women in Aviation (WIA)
Women in Aviation - North Texas Chapter
International Aviation Women's Association
FLOCK Fullerton's Love of Orange County Kids
Orange Coast Collage - School of Aviation Science
Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce
LAUSD Van Nuys Aviation Maintenance School
Flight Path Museum and Learning Center at LAX

Aviation community.

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)
National Air Transportation Association (NATA)
National Aircraft Finance Association (NAFA)
International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA)
International Avaition Women Association (IAWA)
American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)
Georgia Business Aviation Association
Southern and Northern California Schedulers and Dispatchers Association
Pacific Northwest Business Aviation Association
Connecticut Business Aviation Association
Long Island Business Aviation Association
Westchester Aircraft Maintenance Association
Aviation Professionals Sharing Information
Boeing Business Jet Advisory Board
Bombardier Aerospace Customer Advisory Board
Gulfstream Aerospace Customer Advisory Board
Gogo Business Aviation Advisory Board
North Texas Business Aviation Association
NBAA Corporate Aircraft Manager Ambassador Program
SoCal Pilots Association
Van Nuys Airport Association board member