Sundt Foundation Awards Over $40,000 to Tucson Charities
TUCSON, Ariz. (August 9, 2019) – The Sundt Foundation awarded a total of $41,900 in grants to 20 Tucson-area nonprofits during its third-quarter disbursements.
“To be able to award over $40,000 in funds to local Southern Arizona charities hits at the core of our company’s purpose,” said Randy Rusing, Sundt Foundation President. “Being able to live that purpose is very important for our employee-owners.”
Third-quarter grants include:
$3,000 Grant Recipient
- Outdoor Adventures for Wounded Veterans, Inc.
$2,500 Grant Recipients
- Benson Area Food Bank
- American Cancer Society
- The Shyann Kindness Project
- Healing Arizona Veterans
- American Gold Star Mothers, Inc. Tucson Chapter
- Military Assistance Mission
- Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Southern Arizona
$2,000 Grant Recipients
- The Child Language Center, Inc.
- YMCA of Southern Arizona
- Literacy Connects
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Arizona, Inc.
- St. Luke’s Home
- Blair Charity Group
- Project Linus Tucson
$1,500 Grant Recipients
- Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona
- Angel Heart Pajama Project
- Turn Your Life Around
- The Christ Child Society of Tucson
$1,400 Grant Recipients
- Izi Azi Foundation
The Sundt Foundation awards grants each quarter to area charities that support disadvantaged children and families. Nonprofits are selected through an application process and reviewed by a committee of Sundt employee-owners.
About the Sundt Foundation
Sundt’s purpose is to build environments where its clients, employee-owners and communities prosper. The Sundt Foundation was established in 1999 as a way for employee-owners to give back to the communities in which they live and work. The organization is funded primarily by contributions from Sundt employees, which are matched by the company. To date, the Foundation has awarded more than $9.8 million in donations. Nonprofit organizations interested in applying for a grant may call (480) 293-3000 or visit www.sundt.com/community-industry/sundt-foundation/ for more information. Sundt has offices in Tempe and Tucson, Arizona; Salt Lake City, Utah; San Antonio, Fort Worth, Irving and El Paso, Texas and Sacramento, San Diego and Irvine, California.
Sundt Construction, Inc. (www.sundt.com) is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. The 129-year-old firm specializes in building, transportation, industrial and concrete work and is owned entirely by its 2,000+ employees. Sundt is distinguished by its diverse capabilities and experience, unique employee-ownership culture and depth of self-perform expertise in nine major trades. Half of Sundt’s workforce is comprised of skilled craft professionals who, together with the company’s administrative employees, enable Sundt to fulfill its mission to be the most skilled builder in America. Sundt has 11 offices throughout California, Arizona, Texas and Utah and is currently ranked the country’s 54th largest construction company by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine.