Organizations can submit their grant application forms by completing the following four steps before December 31.




1. Ensure your organization and project are located in a community where Alcoa is present.


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You can find a contact for obtaining information on the Alcoa location nearest to you by using our global locator.

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2. Confirm the eligibility of your project


Look at the pre-requisites list to see if your organization and project can be considered for a grant or sponsorship.






3. Determine which Alcoa Foundation theme and subtheme your project corresponds to


Alcoa Foundation’s investment decisions are guided by two key theme areas.






4. Complete the questions below before December 31


Each year, applications for grants over $15,000 are selected during the first quarter. Organizations are advised of the decision in the spring. In special cases, Alcoa Global Primary Metals’ sponsorships in Canada are available in lower amounts. Contact the Alcoa office in Montréal for more information.


Grant application


Please note that a grant application does not guarantee that your project will be financed.




Grant Follow-up


Next steps if your project is recommended