TUCSON, Arizona – The Terracon Foundation is pleased to announce the award of a $10,000 grant to the University of Arizona College of Engineering to help support Geotechnical and Civil Engineering Student Stipends.
A $ 3,500 local community grant was also awarded to Tucson Clean and Beautiful, Inc. to help support the Youth Environmental Leadership & Action (YELA) Mentoring Program.
“I am proud to be a Terracon employee owner and thankful that they give us opportunities to advocate and support organizations in the communities where we work and live. We are proud of our employee owner involvement in both these organizations,” said Derek D. Koller, CIH, CHMM, office manager in Terracon’s Tucson office, who championed the grants.
Since 2015, the Tucson office has championed $31,000 for the University of Arizona’s colleges of Engineering and Public Health and $28,500 in community grants. To date, the Terracon Foundation has granted more than $3 million to community organizations, universities, dependents of employees, and for disaster relief efforts.
For more information about the Terracon Foundation and other organizations it has supported, visit terracon.com/foundation.