Tucson, Ariz. (October 18, 2023) – The Sundt Foundation recently awarded $51,500 in grants to 10 Tucson-area charities. The 10 nonprofits were awarded grants ranging in value from $3,000 to $10,000.
“It’s a joy to be able to support the missions of local nonprofit organizations through the Sundt Foundation,” said Amy Bojorquez, the Sundt Foundation’s Tucson region board member. “Their services provide critical resources and support to members of our community.”
Greater Vail Community ReSources has been improving lives in Tucson since 2016 and is powered almost entirely by volunteers. The food bank provides emergency food to families, meals for the home-bound, and supplemental weekend nutrition backpacks for Vail students as well as other short-term service initiatives. They received $10,000 to support their mission.
Aviva Children’s Services received $5,000 to provide essential resources to children in foster care. The organization improves the quality of life for children who are victims of neglect, abuse and poverty. They provide programs that enhance self-esteem and well-being as well as supply clothing, shoes, blankets and personal care items.
Healing Arizona Veterans was awarded $5,000 to continue the treatment of military veterans suffering from combat-related traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder. The treatment utilizes hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) and adjunctive therapies at private facilities.
- Make Way for Books
- Candlelighters for Childhood Cancer Foundation of Southern Arizona
- The Haven
- Sol Food Initiatives
- Tucson Football Boosters
- Arizona’s Children Association
- Marana Schools 2340 Foundation
The Sundt Foundation awards quarterly grants to Tucson charities supporting disadvantaged children, individuals 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 $14 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; 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 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 13 offices throughout Arizona, California, North Carolina, Portland metro, 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.