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Terracon Foundation Awards $67,450 in Community and University Grants

posted 02.18.2020

OLATHE, Kan. – The Terracon Foundation is pleased to announce the award of $67,450 in community and university grants and scholarships. The Terracon Foundation was established as the community investment arm of Terracon with a goal to reach out and become a real part of the lives of company employees and the communities where they live and work.

“We are pleased to award grants to a number of universities in order to provide students with equipment and scholarships to further their educations, as well as to a diverse group of community organizations,” said Laura Campa, P.E., chair of the Terracon Foundation and manager of the Baton Rouge, La., office. “Each grant was championed by a Terracon employee who is actively involved in the organization or university.”

University Grants

As part of an ongoing effort to support higher education, the Terracon Foundation presents university grants for  scholarships, fellowships, and programs in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

The Terracon Foundation has presented a total of $45,000 to eight universities:

  • Auburn University, Auburn, Ala.
  • Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, Ark.
  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark.
  • Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
  • North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
  • Alamo Colleges Foundation, San Antonio
  • Virginia Tech Foundation, Blacksburg, Va.

Community Grants

The Terracon Foundation has awarded $22,450 in community grants to nine nonprofit organizations:

  • Freshwater Land Trust, Birmingham, Ala.
  • Whitney High School, Cerritos, Calif.
  • The GrowHaus, Denver
  • Macon Area Habitat for Humanity, Inc., Macon, Ga.
  • Nahant Marsh Education Center, Davenport, Iowa
  • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) – University of Missouri-Kansas City Chapter, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Girl Scouts Louisiana East, Inc., New Orleans
  • Folds of Honor Foundation, Owasso, Okla.
  • Wild Utah Project, Salt Lake City

For more information about the Terracon Foundation, visit terracon.com/about/foundation.

About Terracon

Terracon is an employee-owned engineering consulting firm with more than 5,000 employees providing environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services from more than 150 offices with services in all 50 states. Terracon currently ranks 24th on Engineering News-Record’s 2019 list of Top 500 Design Firms.