The funds will support five organizations working for children and families in need.
Dallas, Texas (March 27, 2023) – The Sundt Foundation recently awarded $16,500 in grants to North Texas nonprofits.
“These grants are important to the growth and development of our local nonprofits,” said Barbara Terry, the Sundt Foundation’s North Texas region board member. “Our employee-owners are happy to support these organizations in their endeavors.”
North Texas-based charity Literacy United has been awarded $3,500 to help economically disadvantaged individuals who struggle with reading.
Community Partners Dallas, a nonprofit working with abused children needing immediate attention and the Fortress Youth Development Center, another nonprofit providing hope and resources for children and their families, have both been awarded $3,000.
Denton County Friends of the Family, a nonprofit providing comprehensive services to those impacted by rape, sexual abuse, and domestic violence has also received $3,000 in grants.
Pasos for Oak Cliff is an organization founded by educators dedicated to building a culture of education for social upward mobility in Oak Cliff through sneakers, scholarships, and educational programs. They have been awarded $4,000 for the purchase of shoes and care items for their recipients and sponsoring students for their summer sneaker design and enrichment course.
The Sundt Foundation awards quarterly grants to North Texas charities supporting 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. The Foundation has awarded more than $12 million in donations to date. 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; Sacramento, San Diego, and Irvine, California; and Vancouver, Washington.
Sundt Construction, Inc. (www.sundt.com) is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. The 133-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.
Sundt Construction, Inc.