Sundt Foundation Donates more than $75,000 to Valley Charities

The Sundt Foundation

During its third-quarter disbursement, the Sundt Foundation awarded over $75,000 in grants to 25 Phoenix-area nonprofits.

“It’s an honor to be able to support 25 organizations throughout the Valley,” said Cathie Gabriel, the Sundt Foundation’s Tempe region board member. “Being able to give back to the communities where we live and work is extremely rewarding.”

The Sundt Foundation awards quarterly grants to local Phoenix charities that support disadvantaged children and families. Nonprofits are selected through an application process and reviewed by a committee of Sundt employee-owners.

First-quarter grants include:

$5,000 Grant Recipients

  • Chrysalis Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence

$4,500 Grant Recipients

  • Child Crisis Arizona

$3,500 Grant Recipient

  • About Care
  • Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels
  • A New Leaf
  • Assistance League of the East Valley
  • Assistance League of Phoenix Arizona
  • Christian Life Outreach operating Mom’s Pantry
  • Desert Mission
  • Dignity House
  • Family Promise Greater Phoenix
  • OCJ
  • One Small Step
  • Packages from Home
  • Rebuilding Together Valley of the Sun
  • Ryan House

$2,500 Grant Recipients

  • Dsquared Homes for the Homeless
  • Flagstaff Family Food Center
  • Live and Learn Program
  • Mitchell Swaback Charities/Harvest Compassion Centers
  • Cancer Support Community Arizona
  • Angel Flight West

$2,000 Grant Recipient

  • SCOSIC operating Meals of Joy

$1,000 Grant Recipient

  • Control Alt Delete
  • AZ Friends of the Homeless

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 $10 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; San Antonio, Fort Worth, Irving and El Paso, Texas and Sacramento, San Diego and Irvine, California.

Sundt Construction, Inc. is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. The 130-year-old firm specializes in transportation, industrial, building, concrete and renewable power work and is owned entirely by its 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. Half 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 11 offices throughout California, Arizona, Texas and Utah and is currently ranked the country’s 52nd largest construction company by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine.

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