International Paper’s Columbus Pulp Mill and Columbus Modified Fiber facilities are accepting applications for International Paper Foundation grants at ipgiving.com through Friday, June 8.
In 2017, the facilities awarded $70,000 in grant funding to 21 area educational and nonprofit organizations.
The International Paper Foundation makes sustainable investments to address critical needs in the communities where International Paper employees live and work. Signature causes are:
Additional funds are available to support other critical needs in the communities where employees live and work as outlined below:
Applicants must be a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization or qualifying federal entity to apply for a grant. To be considered, organizations must have a program that addresses critical community needs and have measureable objectives to demonstrate impact. Details on grant eligibility, guidelines and restrictions are available at ipgiving.com.
An eligible nonprofit organization with a program in an area that the foundation supports must apply online by visiting ipgiving.com and clicking on “Apply for a Grant.”
Applications will be routed to the local IP facility and must be completed in their entirety to be considered. All applications will be reviewed at the same time after June 8.
For answers to questions about grant guidelines or process, email Kellum Kim, communications manager at the Columbus Mill, at Kellum.Kim@ipaper.com.
The International Paper Foundation is the philanthropic arm of International Paper. Since its inception in 1952, the foundation has provided millions in grants to nonprofit organizations to help meet critical needs in communities where employees live and work. Beginning in 2017, most of the foundation’s funding will support its signature causes of children’s education, hunger and health and wellness, as well as disaster relief.
For more information, visit ipgiving.com.
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