Sundt Foundation Donates Nearly $70,000 to Valley Charities
TEMPE, Ariz. (December 17, 2018) – The Sundt Foundation has donated $69,5000 in grant awards to 29 local charities during its fourth-quarter distribution.
“It is a great honor to be able to help support 29 charities throughout the Valley,” said Cathie Gabriel, the Sundt Foundation’s Tempe region board member. “At Sundt, our purpose is to build environments where our clients, employee-owners and communities prosper, and being able to assist these charities helps us live out our purpose.”
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. Fourth-quarter grant recipients include:
$5,000 Grant Recipients
- Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS)
- Paradise Valley Emergency Food Bank
- Duet Partners in Health & Aging
$4,000 Grant Recipients
- Maggie’s Place, Inc.
$3,500 Grant Recipients
- Paz de Cristo Community Center
$3,000 Grant Recipients
- East Valley Adult Resources, Inc.
- Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona
- ICM Food and Clothing Bank
- Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank
$2,500 Grant Recipients
- Arizonans for Children, Inc.
- Audrey’s Angels
- Arizona Association for Foster & Adoptive Parents / Recycle Your Bicycle
- Foster Your Future
$2,000 Grant Recipients
- Arizona Recreation Center for the Handicapped
- Homeward Bound
- Kids+Cops Holiday Shop / Tempe Officer’s Association Charities
- Raising Hope Dogs
$1,500 Grant Recipients
- Valley Youth Theatre
$1,000 Grant Recipients
- Care Fund
- Arizona Industries for the Blind
- Drive By Blessings
- Happily Ever After League (HEAL)
- Mission of Mercy
- Will2Walk Foundation
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 $8.6 million in donations. Nonprofit organizations interested in applying for a grant may call (855) 714-4365 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 128-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 13 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 65th largest construction company by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine.