SACRAMENTO (Dec. 11, 2013) – Sundt Construction, Inc.‘s Sacramento employees have selected five local nonprofit organizations to receive Sundt Foundation grants totaling $7,000 this quarter. The Sundt Foundation was established by Sundt in 1999 to give its employee-owners a means of giving back to their communities. It provides financial support to nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the lives of disadvantaged children and adults. Most grants are made to organizations in the communities where Sundt has offices and construction projects. The Foundation is funded primarily by contributions from Sundt employees and company matching. To date, the organization has awarded more than $5 million in donations to organizations throughout California, Arizona, Texas and beyond. Here’s a closer look at the Sacramento organizations that recently received funding.
$2,000 Grant Recipients (2)
City Year Sacramento will use the grant money to unite young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them the skills and opportunities to change the world.
Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California will use the funds to treat children with burns, as well as a host of orthopaedic and neuromusculoskeletal conditions, and spinal cord injuries.
$1,000 Grant Recipients (3)
Center for Fathers and Families will use the funds to continue responding to the needs of fathers and their families by providing programs and services that lead to family growth, enrichment and empowerment.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Sacramento Area, Inc. will use the grant money to continue helping children reach their potential through one-on-one relationships with mentors that have a measurable impact on youth.
Safety Center Incorporated (Safetyville USA) will use the funds to provide children and developmentally disabled adults the opportunity to learn life-saving skills through its Safetyville USA program.
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 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 $5 million in donations. Nonprofit organizations interested in applying for a grant may call (855) 714-4365 or visit www.sundtfoundation.org for more information.
Sundt Construction, Inc. is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. Known nationally for its innovative approach to construction services, the firm is currently ranked the 64th largest construction company in the United States by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine. The company is also ranked 22nd on ENR‘s list of Top Contractors in California.