TEMPE, Ariz. (February 24, 2020) – The Sundt Foundation awarded over $80,000 in grants to 23 Phoenix-area nonprofits during its first-quarter disbursements.
“Our employee-owners started this year off strong,” said Cathie Gabriel, the Sundt Foundation’s Tempe region board member. “We were able to donate over $80,000 to local Phoenix non-profits to support their mission of giving back to the community where we live and work.”
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.
First-quarter grants include:
$5,000 Grant Recipients
- Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation
- Community Alliance Against Family Abuse
- FANS Across America
- Florence Crittenton Services of Arizona, Inc.
- Furnishing Dignity
- Paradise Valley Emergency Food Bank
- Tempe Community Action Agency
- Waste Not, Inc.
$4,000 Grant Recipients
- Mission of Mercy, Inc.
- Teen Lifeline
$3,500 Grant Recipient
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona
$3,000 Grant Recipients
- Billy’s Place, Inc.
- Dream Factory, Inc.
- East Valley Adult Resources, Inc.
$2,500 Grant Recipients
- 1N10, Inc.
- Advocacy 31nine
- Kitchen on the Street
- Mariea’s Mission
- Pathway to Work
- Raising Hope Dogs
$2,000 Grant Recipient
- Smiles for Everyone
$1,000 Grant Recipient
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 $10 million in donations. Nonprofit organizations interested in applying for a grant may call (480) 293-3000 or visit https://www.sundt.com/social-responsibility/community-involvement/ 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 130-year-old firm specializes in building, transportation, industrial and concrete work and is owned entirely by its 2,000-plus 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 California, Arizona, Texas and Utah and is currently ranked the country’s 54th largest construction company by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine.
Sundt Construction, Inc.