Established in 1958, the Georgia-Pacific Foundation sets aside resources to improve life in the communities where it operates. The foundation has worked with thousands of community-based programs, service projects and disaster relief efforts, focusing investments in education, environment, enrichment and entrepreneurship.
Contributions have helped fund public school robotics and reading programs, college scholarships, job training initiatives, equipment for local fire departments, conservation programs (such as The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership) and educational programs for young, female and minority entrepreneurs. Grants have also supported local chapters of charitable organizations including Habitat for Humanity, United Way and the Salvation Army. The following Investment Priorities and Application & Funding Criteria are taken into consideration when requests are being reviewed for consideration:
Application & Funding Criteria
- Aligns with GP’s mission and values
- Aligns with GP’s Four Focus Areas of giving: Education, Environment, Enrichment of Community and Entrepreneurship
- Serves communities where GP has manufacturing facilities
- Creates value by contributing to and positively impacting long term well-being and sustainability of GP communities.
- Request must meet the Investment Priorities
- Requestor must successfully pass the Eligibility Quiz
- Requestor must be a charitable, nonprofit organization as defined by section 501(c)3 of the IRS tax code; public schools; and other qualified state or local governmental entities
- Request must support community(ies) served by GP
- Organization must be located within 30 miles of a GP manufacturing community.
Charitable contribution requests are reviewed on a rolling cycle throughout the calendar year. Due to limited funding at year-end, submission by October 31 is encouraged.
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