FORT WORTH, Texas (August 11, 2020) – During its third-quarter disbursement, the Sundt Foundation awarded $10,000 in grants to five North Texas nonprofits.
“It’s rewarding to see how these organizations are making a positive impact within North Texas,” said Elizabeth Harvey, the Sundt Foundation’s North Texas board member. “Our employee-owners are grateful to be able to support each of their missions.”
Grants for the third quarter include:
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital received $3,000 to care for children with Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP). Their specialized clinic seeks to improve the diagnosis, management and treatment of HSP among children.
Grapevine Relief and Community Exchange received $3,000 to support the increased demand for their food pantry, which continues to provide meals for those in need during the pandemic.
House of Eli, which received $1,500, provides at-risk youth who are either coming out of incarceration or foster care, or are homeless, with services to assist them in living independently.
6 Stones Mission Network, which received $1,000, assists seniors, veterans, individuals with disabilities and low-income households with home repairs.
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County received $1,500 for its after-school programs and mobile meal distributions to at-risk youth and their families.
The Sundt Foundation awards quarterly grants 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 $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 transportation, industrial, building, concrete and renewable power 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 52nd largest construction company by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine.
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