Sundt Foundation Donates to Three North Texas Charities
FORT WORTH, Texas (March 12, 2019) – The Sundt Foundation awarded a $4,200 grant to Serve Denton during its first-quarter disbursements.
Serve Denton supports nonprofits that open doors for people to become self-sufficient. To help them fulfill their mission, Serve Denton operates two properties where they offer reduced-cost space to nonprofits, helping them lower their overhead and grow their capacity.
“Sundt Foundation is excited to give back to the Denton community through this $4,200 grant to Serve Denton,” said Holly Horsak, the Sundt Foundation’s North Texas region committee member. “To have our Denton County Administrative Building project and our UNT Biomedical Engineering project both down the street from Serve Denton and all that they do for this community exemplifies our company’s purpose, to build environments where our clients, employee-owners and communities prosper.”
Currently, 16 nonprofits operate at the Serve Denton campus. The grant will go towards adding additional space for a health clinic, advocacy center and food pantry.
Other recipients of first-quarter grants include:
MHMR Visions, which received $2,500, provides support for those with serious mental health challenges and intellectual disabilities. The funds will be used to support their youngest participants.
SafeHaven of Tarrant County, which received $2,500,is the largest and most comprehensive domestic violence agency in North Texas and a local, regional and national expert in the field of intimate partner violence.
The Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children received $4,200 to support care for children with Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP). The HSP clinic currently serves over 150 children from cities across Texas.
Grapevine Relief and Community Exchange, whichreceived $2,500, offers a community clinic that provides medical care and prescriptions to the uninsured or under-insured who do not have access to traditional health care.
The Sundt Foundation awards grants quarterly 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 $9.2 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 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 California, Arizona, Texas and Utah and is currently ranked the country’s 65th largest construction company by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine.