IP Bogalusa Mill gave out $90K grants in 2020

Published 2:28 pm Friday, December 11, 2020

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The International Paper Bogalusa Mill awarded $90,000 in grants from the IP Foundation to area non-profits in 2020.

The mill distributes grants based on the company’s signature causes of Education/Literacy, Hunger/Nutrition and Health/Wellness. This year’s award recipients included Bogalusa Help Center, Bowling Green School, Friends ofthe Washington Parish Library, Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, Northshore Off-Road Bicycling Assn., Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans & Acadiana, Truth in Nature and Youth Entrepreneurs, Inc.

The mill will begin a new grant funding cycle in 2021, at which time local non-profits can apply online at www.ipgiving.com. Click on “Apply for a Grant” and a series of qualifying questions will follow. Local non-profit organizations do not require an invitation code to apply. Select the Bogalusa Mill as the mill location.

From there, the site walks the applicant through the process.

Each year, International Paper provides more than $10 million to support thousands of charitable organizations in the communities where its employees live and work. Company contributions and foundation grants are a significant part of the company’s giving strategy, as it strives to be the best socially responsible corporate neighbor in its communities. For more information, visit online at www.ipgiving.com.