Columbus-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement on May 28.
Kellum Kim Communications Manager | Columbus Mill\ Plant International Paper Company 4335 Carson Rd., Columbus, MS 39701 O 662 243 4245
International Paper’s Columbus Pulp Mill and Columbus Modified Fiber facilities are accepting applications for International Paper Foundation grants at www.ipgiving.com through Friday, August 9, 2019. In 2018, the facilities awarded $80,000 in grant funding to 19 area educational and non-profit organizations.
The International Paper Foundation makes sustainable investments to address critical needs in the communities where its employees live and work.
Signature Causes include:
Education – Programs focused on helping children succeed via a comprehensive approach to education. Priority is given to literacy programs from birth through 3rd grade.
Hunger – Programs dedicated to improving food security throughout our communities.
Health & Wellness – Programs that promote healthy living habits.
Disaster Relief – Programs that help communities prepare for and recover from natural disasters.
Funding also is available to address environmental initiatives (forests, water and air), employee involvement grants and other critical community needs.
Applicants must be a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit 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 www.ipgiving.com.
Application Process & Procedures
An eligible non-profit organization with a program in an area that the foundation supports must apply online by visiting www.ipgiving.com. Applications are routed to the local IP facility and must be completed in its entirety to be considered. If you have questions about the grant guidelines or process, contact [IP Rep] at [phone] or via email at [firstname.lastname@example.org].
Original source can be found here.
Source: Columbus-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce