The declination letter read as follows:
This email is to inform you that Raytheon Community Relations Team has reviewed your grant request for BDPA Education and Technology Foundation, submitted on 10.03.14
It is increasingly difficult to respond to the many requests we receive for deserving and worthwhile programs seeking Raytheon's support and participation.
After careful review, we regret to inform you that Raytheon will not be able to support your request.
The Raytheon Community Relations Team
We will continue to seek out funding in support of the 2015 SITES program hosted by BDPA Los Angeles chapter. In the meantime, you can help! Please click here and make a secure online donation to the Brandon Gardner Memorial Scholarship Fund that goes to support the college education of a BDPA Los Angeles chapter student.