Sundt Foundation Donates Over $163,000 to Phoenix-Area Nonprofits

TEMPE, Ariz. (September 5, 2018) – The Sundt Foundation has donated over $163,000 in grant awards to nearly 60 local charities in the last six months. The Foundation awarded $63,000 in grants to 24 nonprofits and $100,200 in grants to 33 organizations during its second-quarter and third-quarter disbursements, respectively. FoundationLogo-CMYK

“The Sundt Foundation is the most important tool to fulfill our mission and the company’s purpose,” said Andrew Apostolik, the Sundt Foundation’s Board President. “At Sundt, our purpose is to build environments where our clients, employee-owners and communities prosper which is why it is important we invest in the Valley.”

The Sundt Foundation awards grants each quarter to area charities that support disadvantaged children and adults. Nonprofits are selected through an application process and reviewed by a committee of Sundt employee-owners.

Second- and third-quarter grant recipients include:

$5,000 Grant Recipients
Chrysalis
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central and Northern Arizona
Ryan House
Sun Health Foundation
United Food Bank
Yavapai CASA for Kids Foundation

$4,500 Grant Recipients
Apache Junction Food Bank
Family Promise of Greater Phoenix

$4,000 Grant Recipients
A New Leaf
Child Crisis Arizona
Desert Mission
EMPACT – Suicide Prevention Center
Hope & A Future
Mercy Housing Southwest
Sojourner Center

$3,500 Grant Recipients
About Care
Assistance League of Phoenix
Save the Family Foundation of Arizona

$3,000 Grant Recipients
Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels
Arizona Brainfood
Arizona Division of Midwest Food Bank
Assistance League of East Valley
Back to School Clothing Drive
Best Buddies Arizona
Christ Child Society of Phoenix
Christian Family Care
Foundation for Senior Living
MentorKids USA
New Life Center
OCJ Kids (Opportunity Community and Justice for Kids)
Southwest Kids Cancer Foundation
World Hunger Ecumenical Arizona Task Force

$2,700 Grant Recipient
Ability360 Sports & Fitness Center

$2,500 Grant Recipients
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix
Cancer Support Community Arizona
Central Arizona Dental Society Foundation
Discovery Triangle Development
Glendale-Peoria Family YMCA
Military Assistance Mission
TigerMountain Foundation

$2,000 Grant Recipients
Independence Plus, Inc.
Musculoskeletal Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation
Shoebox Ministry
United Sound

$1,500 Grant Recipients
Gene Lewis Boxing Club and Youth Center
Police Officers of Scottsdale Association Outreach

$1,000 Grant Recipients
Brighter Way Institute
CDT Kids
Creative Drill Sergeants
East Valley Jewish Community Center
Helping Hands for Freedom
Martin Art Center
Phoenix Collegiate Academy
The Singletons
Winged Hope Family Advocacy Foundation
VerdeCares, Inc.

About The Sundt Foundation
The Sundt Foundation was established in 1999 by Sundt Construction, Inc. as a way for its 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 click here 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.

About Sundt
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 known for its commitment to quality and innovative approach to construction services. Sundt has 11 offices throughout Arizona, California, Texas and Utah and is 100-percent owned by its approximately 2,000 employees. Sundt currently is ranked the 65th largest construction company in the United States by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine. The company is consistently ranked among the Best Places to Work by business publications in multiple cities, and it was named the nation’s safest construction company by the Associated General Contractors of America twice in a decade – an honor no other contractor can claim.

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