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Terracon Foundation Awards $142,255 in Grants

The Terracon Foundation is pleased to announce the award of $142,255 to grant recipients. The 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 employees and the communities where they live and work. Employees complete applications which are then reviewed and decided upon by a volunteer board of professionals. Read More 

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Terracon Foundation Presents $50,000 Grant to Society of Women Engineers

The Society of Women in Engineering (SWE) was the recipient of the 2015 national partner grant of $50,000. SWE is a not-for-profit educational and service organization that empowers women to succeed and advance in the field of engineering. The grant funds will be used to support the Collegiate Leadership Program which prepares female engineering students to become leaders in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Specifically, funds will be used to host webinars during the 2015-2016 academic year, provide for 75 students to attend the Collegiate Leadership Institute in October 2016, and support the Leadership Coaching Committee. Read More 

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National Society of Black Engineers and the Summer Engineering Experience for Kids (SEEK)

The Terracon Foundation presented its 2015 National Partner Grant to the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) in the amount of $50,000 in support of its Summer Engineering Experience for Kids (SEEK) program. Monica Gilmore-Love, project environmental engineer in the Jackson, Miss., office, championed the grant application. She became an ardent supporter of the program after her daughter attended. The Foundation gave more than $214,700 in 2015. Read More 

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ACE Mentor Program of America

The ACE Mentor Program of America was the Terracon Foundation’s 2014 National Partner grant recipient of $50,000. The grant was championed by Sean Williams, national laboratory manager based in Chattanooga, Tenn. In 2014, the Terracon Foundation supported 50 community/university grants and 13 scholarships to employees’ dependents. Foundation awards were more than $235,000.

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Engineers Without Borders – USA

In 2012, Terracon Foundation expanded philanthropic efforts to include opportunities for employees to improve their lives and the lives of their families and communities. The program expanded to include a national partner grant, community grants, university grants, and employee dependent scholarships. Engineers Without Borders, championed by Joe Marsh in the Olathe, Kan., corporate office, was Terracon’s first national partner grant recipient. Foundation awards in 2012 exceeded $420,000.

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