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05/05/2020


INTERNATIONAL PAPER COLUMBUS MILL AND COLUMBUS MODIFIED FIBER ACCEPTING GRANT APPLICATIONS THROUGH JULY 31

 

Columbus, MS (May 5, 2020)International Paper’s Columbus Pulp Mill and Columbus Modified Fiber facilities are accepting applications for International Paper Foundation grants at www.ipgiving.com through Friday, July 31, 2020.  In 2019, the facilities awarded $70,000 in grant funding to 25 area educational and 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.

 

Eligibility

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 measureable objectives to demonstrate impact. Details on grant eligibility, guidelines and restrictions are available at www.ipgiving.com.

 

Application Process & Procedures

An eligible non-profit organization with a program in an area that the foundation supports must apply online by visiting www.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 Kellum Kim at 662.243.4245 or via email at Kellum.kim@ipaper.com.

 

About the International Paper Foundation
The International Paper Foundation is one of the ways International Paper strives to reach our vision to be among the most successful, sustainable and responsible companies in the world. Started in 1952, the foundation annually provides millions in grants to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations to address critical needs in the communities where our employees live and work. Funding priority is given to programs related to our signature causes: education, hunger, health & wellness, disaster relief and initiatives that improve our planet. For more information, visit ipgiving.com.

 

 

About International Paper

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper products with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, Europe, North Africa and Russia. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods and enable world-wide commerce; pulp for diapers, tissue, and other personal hygiene products that promote health and wellness; and papers that facilitate education and communication. We are headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., employ more than 50,000 colleagues and serve more than 25,000 customers in 150 countries. Net sales for 2019 were $22 billion. For more information about International Paper, our products and global citizenship efforts, please visit internationalpaper.com.

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