International Paper To Hold $100K Grant Application Info Meeting

April 6, 2017

International Paper (IP) Pensacola Mill will award $100,000 in foundation grants in 2017 and is hosting a one-hour meeting Friday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m., to review the application process with interested non-profit organizations, schools and state and local government entities. The meeting will take place at the mill’s Employee Development Center, located at 375 Muscogee Rd. in Cantonment and will focus on eligibility, criteria and restrictions. Grant committee members will be available for questions.

The deadline for all 2017 grant applications is Saturday, July 1, 2017. Grants are awarded by the International Paper Foundation, which makes sustainable investments to address critical needs in the communities where International Paper employees live and work.

Signature Causes are:

• Education – Priority given to literacy programs from birth through 3rd grade.

• Hunger – Community programs that provide access to food for those in need or provide solutions to alleviate hunger.

• Health & Wellness – Programs that promote basic health and human needs.

• Disaster Relief – Programs that reduce suffering or saves lives as a result of a natural disaster.

For more information about the Foundation, visit To reserve your seat at the workshop, contact Janice Cooper Holmes, communications manager, by email at or call 850-968-4203. Reservations to attend the meeting are required as space is limited. However, attendance is not mandatory to apply.


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