SAN ANTONIO (May 20, 2021) – During its current grant cycle, the Sundt Foundation awarded $12,000 in grants to four Bexar County nonprofits.
“There are many organizations within the San Antonio region that are working hard to support the local communities during these tough times,” said Chad Yount, the Sundt Foundation’s San Antonio region board member. “As employee-owners and contributors, we’re excited to support some great nonprofits for our second-quarter distributions.”
Each of the following organizations received $3,000:
San Antonio Public Library Foundation will use the funds for their LEARN program, which offers free learning opportunities to adults. It provides access to community resources and financial education to overcome barriers in achieving educational goals.
Restore Education has spent the past 13 years providing adult education, college preparation and workforce connection services to more than 4,500 residents from Bexar County and the surrounding area. It’s the only organization in the region to offer integrated general education development and college prep programs and supports graduates as they complete college.
Eagles Flight Advocacy and Outreach provides meal services to low-income families, assistance for victims of domestic violence and access to social services.
Alpha Home provides residential treatment programs for those seeking help from substance abuse. The organization works with local organizations, including food pantries, family services and healthcare foundations for its residents.
The Sundt Foundation awards quarterly grants to local charities that support disadvantaged children and families. Nonprofits are selected through an application process and reviewed by the local 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 $11 million in donations. Nonprofit organizations interested in applying for a grant may call (480) 293-3000 or visit www.sundtfoundation.org for more information. Sundt has offices in Tempe and Tucson, Arizona; Salt Lake City, Utah; San Antonio, Dallas 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.