DALLAS (February 24, 2021) – During its first-quarter round of giving, the Sundt Foundation awarded $11,400 in grants to five nonprofits in the Metroplex.
“Our employee-owners continue to support organizations directly impacted by the pandemic,” said Elizabeth Harvey, the Sundt Foundation’s North Texas board member. “Organizations such as Family Compass and SafeHaven of Tarrant County provide critical support to the local community and have seen an increase in demand within the past year.”
Each of the following organizations received $2,280.
Kids-U supports low-income families across the Metroplex by providing after-school programming, summer camps, community dinners and adult education courses.
The Travel and Sports Legacy Foundation provides scholarships annually to underserved students in Tarrant County College’s Hospitality Management & Culinary Arts program and students in the University of Texas at Arlington Kinesiology Sports, Leadership & Management program.
Family Compass supports families in need, specifically single-parent homes, by providing essential supplies and emergency relief such as food pantries, rent and utility assistance.
The Women’s Center of Tarrant County offers support to low-income women, particularly those with children and people of color. The center provides employment services, financial coaching and necessary assistance.
SafeHaven of Tarrant County provides emergency shelter and supportive services for domestic violence victims through their SafeShelter program.
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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