Sundt Foundation Donates $16,000 to Orange County Charities
IRVINE, Calif. (August 8, 2019) – The Sundt Foundation awarded a total of $16,000 in grants to three greater Los Angeles nonprofits during its third-quarter disbursements.
“A big part of who Sundt is, as a company, is about giving back to the communities where we live and work,” said Robert Stokes, the Sundt Foundation’s Irvine region board member. “As employee-owners and contributors, we’re excited to support some great nonprofits for our third-quarter distributions.”
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
Third-quarter grants include:
Better Angels, which received $6,000, encourages the college-attending culture by coaching educational professionals to strengthen their support of disadvantaged students.
Women Helping Women, which received $6,000, uses programs such as employment readiness workshops, computer classes, job-placement assistance, employment-related transportation and employment-retention support to give job seekers the tools they need to be successful.
The Cal Poly Pomona Foundation received $4,000 to teach technical engineering skills, engage in critical thinking and project-based learning in order to increase college enrollment among disadvantaged students.
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 transportation, industrial, building 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 Arizona, California, Texas and Utah and is currently ranked the country’s 54th largest construction company by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine.