Sundt Foundation Awards $20,000 To El Paso Nonprofits

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EL PASO, Texas (April 2, 2024) – The Sundt Foundation recently awarded $20,000 in grants to four El Paso nonprofit organizations focused on assisting disadvantaged children.

“We’re thrilled to be able to support the missions of these essential organizations,” said Joseph Riccillo, Sundt Foundation board member for the El Paso area. “These organizations serve our community’s children with basic needs and educational opportunities.”

A grant of $5,000 was given to El Paso’s Miracle League Inc., whose programs provide children with mental and/or physical challenges an opportunity to play baseball as a team member in an organized league.

Harmony Public Schools received a grant of $5,000 to ensure students in underserved communities have access to essential technology relevant to STEM education. Harmony’s curriculum offers the opportunity for students to master challenging academic concepts and advanced problem-solving skills.

CASA of El Paso, Inc. trains and supports individuals to advocate for abused and neglected children who need representation in the family court system, striving to provide them a safe and permanent home. The organization received $5,000 to support its essential services.

Children at Risk is a research and advocacy nonprofit improving the quality of life for Texas’ children. A $5,000 grant will be used to strengthen family voice in the organization’s Prenatal-3 Collaborative through regular engagement with a diverse group of families in El Paso.

Sundt Foundation grants are awarded on a quarterly basis. Nonprofits are selected through an application and review process 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 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.

About Sundt

Sundt Construction, Inc. ( is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. The 134-year-old firm specializes in transportation, industrial, building, concrete and renewable power work and is owned entirely by its approximately 3,000-plus employees. Sundt is distinguished by its diverse capabilities and experience, unique employee-ownership culture and depth of self-perform expertise in multiple 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.

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Sundt Construction, Inc.
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