SAN ANTONIO (January 11, 2023) – The Sundt Foundation awarded $17,500 to six Central Texas nonprofits during its latest giving round. Successful Connections, Inc., Colt Catalina Foundation, Kinetic Kids, Inc., Retreat
Home for Children, St. Jude’s Ranch for Children – Texas Region and Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas will all use their grants to support their causes.
“These organizations are very deserving of their grants,” said Chad Yount, the Sundt Foundation’s Central Texas region board member. “We are happy to support each of their causes.”
Successful Connections, Inc., also known as Dress for Success San Antonio, will use its grant funding to further empower women to achieve economic independence by providing support, professional attire and developmental tools.
The Colt Catalina Foundation will use its grant to continue its efforts to raise awareness for drowning prevention and child safety. The foundation also provides survival swim lesson scholarships to families in need of financial assistance across the country.
With its grant, Kinetic Kids will continue to provide sports and recreation programs that are not typically available to special needs children. To date the organization has 290 different programs and has impacted over 20,000 families.
The Retreat Home for Children will use its grant to continue offering individual therapy, psychological counseling and continued schooling for children who are victims of sexual exploitation and abuse.
St. Jude’s Ranch for Children provides numerous different services for disadvantaged children. With its grant the organization will continue the creation of ‘forever families’ through therapeutic foster care, adoption services, community-based services and more.
Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas’ grant will support its ability to provide volunteer attorneys who donate free legal advice and representation to low-income clients.
The Sundt Foundation awards quarterly grants to local San Antonio and Austin-area charities that support disadvantaged children and families. Nonprofits are selected through an application and review process led by a committee of local 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 $12 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; Charlotte, N.C., 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 132-year-old firm specializes in transportation, industrial, building, concrete and renewable energy work and is owned entirely by its approximately 2,000 employees. Sundt is distinguished by its diverse capabilities and experience, unique employee-ownership culture and depth of self-perform expertise in nine major trades. Much 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 12 offices throughout Arizona, California, North Carolina, Portland metro, Texas and Utah and is currently ranked the country’s 61st largest construction company by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine.
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