IP hosts informational meeting for 2016 grants

Grant Deadline Set for Jan. 11, 2016

Press release: International Paper (IP) Pensacola Mill will award $50,000 in Foundation Grants in 2016 and is hosting a one-hour meeting Friday, Nov. 20 at 1:30 p.m., to review the application process with qualifying non-profit organizations, schools and state and local government entities. The meeting will take place at the mill’s Employee Development Center, located at 375 Muscogee Rd. in Cantonment and will focus on eligibility, criteria and restrictions. Grant committee members will be available for questions.

The deadline for all 2016 grant applications is Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. Grants are awarded by the IP Foundation in Memphis, Tenn., which focuses on environmental education, literacy, employee involvement and critical community needs. Applicants must be a registered 501c3 non-profit organization, school, or qualifying government entity to apply.

For more information about the Foundation, visit www.ipgiving.com. To reserve your seat at the workshop, contact Janice Cooper Holmes, communications manager, by email janice.holmes@ipaper.com or call 850-968-4203. Reservations to attend the meeting are required as space is limited, however; attendance is not mandatory to apply.