DALLAS (November 12, 2020) – During its fourth-quarter round of giving, the Sundt Foundation awarded $12,000 in grants to six nonprofits in the Metroplex.
“We are fortunate to be able to give back to those in need,” said Elizabeth Harvey, the Sundt Foundation’s North Texas board member. “This is true now more so than ever, with nonprofits working hard to continue providing services in their communities. It is vital to the Sundt Foundation we help make this possible.”
Fourth-quarter grants, each receiving equal contributions of $2,000, include:
Lena Pope provides therapeutic interventions and mental health services for children, youth and families with low incomes.
Helping Restore Ability provides attendant care for long term disabled children and adults.
The Community Enrichment Center provides affordable housing, financial coaching, job skills training and education assistance to increase economic stability for low income or homeless adults.
Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions, giving them an experience that improves the quality of life for them and their families.
The Be Kind People Project offers innovative and effective programming and services that help students effectively understand, link, and apply social, emotional, academic, civic, nutrition, physical, wellness, leadership and character education.
A Journey to Dream supports young adults who left home due to conflict or violence or aged out of foster care with no place to live. The organization offers stable housing, life skill programs and counseling.
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.
Sundt Construction, Inc.