IP seeks grant applicants

The International Paper Pensacola Mill is accepting applications for International Paper Foundation grants at www.ipgiving.com through Monday, July 6. In 2019, the foundation awarded $65,000 in grants to area 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 measurable objectives to demonstrate impact. Details on grant eligibility, guidelines and restrictions are available at 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 Whitney Fike at 968-3076 or via email at whitney.fike@ipaper.com.



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