The Terracon Foundation announced it has awarded $97,712 in grants and scholarships to eight universities and 17 nonprofit organizations throughout the U.S. Established as the community investment arm of Terracon, the Foundation has granted nearly $4 million to community organizations, universities, scholarships for dependents of employees, and disaster relief efforts.

“The Terracon Foundation is pleased to continue its commitment to caring for the communities where our employee-owners live and work,” said Derek Koller, CIH, CHMM, chair of the Terracon Foundation and office manager based in the Tuscon office. “We are honored to support engineering schools, youth STEM education, and more.”

The Terracon Foundation presented a total of $42,500 to 8 universities:

  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama; 
  • Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa:
  • Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas;
  • Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, Tennessee: 
  • University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas;
  • University of Washington, Seattle, Washington;
  • Virginia Tech Foundation, Blacksburg, Virginia; and
  • Wake Technical Community College, Raleigh, North Carolina. 

The Terracon Foundation awarded more than $55,000 in community grants to 17 nonprofit organizations:

  • Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio;
  • Arts Council of Midland, Midland, Texas;
  • Charleston Junior Golf Foundation, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina; 
  • Dakota Stage Limited, Bismarck, North Dakota; 
  • Durant Road Elementary School PTA, Raleigh, North Carolina; 
  • Environmental Information Association Foundation, Chevy Chase, Maryland; 
  • Greater Ogden Community Nature Center, Ogden, Utah;
  • Iowa Architectural Foundation, Des Moines, Iowa; 
  • Kansas City Public Schools Education Foundation, Kansas City, Missouri; 
  • Macon Area Habitat for Humanity, Inc., Macon, Georgia;
  • Mariposa Alliance, Arcadia, California;
  • Mending Waters Montana Fly Fishing, Inc., Helena, Montana; 
  • Moody Clinic, Brownsville, Texas; 
  • Pathfinders Robotics, Urbandale, Iowa; 
  • RCI-IIBEC Foundation, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina;
  • Robin Hill Community Support Foundation, Omaha, Nebraska; and 
  • United Way of Brazoria County, Angleton, Texas.

The Terracon Foundation was established with the goal of becoming a real part of the lives of Terracon employees and the communities where they live and work.

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