SAN DIEGO, Calif. (October 2, 2023) – The Sundt Foundation recently awarded $16,500 in grants to three nonprofits in the San Diego region.
“Our community nonprofits work tirelessly to improve the lives of so many individuals, and the Sundt Foundation is proud to support those efforts through our quarterly grants,” said Soula Wynne, Sundt Foundation San Diego region board member.
InLight Foundation received $10,000 to support its work in giving youth the mental resilience and emotional capacity to succeed. InLight provides education through social-emotional curriculum, in-person events and community outreach.
Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation was awarded a $5,000 grant to support its Academy of Environmental Stewardship Program (AES). This hands-on program provides students with science and environmental education, learning how they can help care for the environment and make sustainable choices. The Sundt Foundation grant will be used for San Diego students in Title I schools, expanding the number of students served and the number of visits per school site.
The San Diego Humane Society received $1,500 for its efforts to provide animal services for 13 cities within San Diego County. The San Diego Humane Society cares for more than 40,000 animals annually.
The Sundt Foundation awards quarterly grants to community nonprofits. Organizations 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 $14 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; Sacramento, San Diego, and Irvine, California; Vancouver, Washington; and Tampa, Florida.
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 power work and is owned entirely by its approximately 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. 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 13 offices throughout California, Arizona, North Carolina, Texas, Utah and Florida and is currently ranked the country’s 62nd largest construction company by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine.
Sundt Construction, Inc.