Alcoa Foundation News

  • June 08, 2017

    NatureBridge and Alcoa Foundation partner to connect high school students from around the globe to nature in the 2017 Alcoa Scholars Program

    For Immediate Release Contact: Annie Schuler 415-992-4767 NatureBridge and Alcoa Foundation have partnered for the fourth year to offer the 2017 Alcoa Scholars program, an international science and exploration program that aims to connect high school students from all over the world to some of earth’s most beautiful protected...

  • June 05, 2017

    Alcoa Employees Conduct Climate Change Research with Earthwatch in the Arctic

    Alcoa Foundation selected eight Alcoa employees to participate in a unique professional development opportunity with Earthwatch Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to connecting citizens with scientists to conduct conservation research worldwide. The fellows will head to Churchill, Manitoba in Canada – the polar bear capital of the world -- from...

  • April 26, 2017

    American Forests and Alcoa Foundation Announce Three-Year Partnership to Enhance Biodiversity and Combat Climate Change

    Washington, D.C. -- American Forests and Alcoa Foundation announce a new, three-year partnership to enhance biodiversity and combat climate change in key areas across the globe. In year one, American Forests will restore over 140 acres in 11 locations and engage 2,500 volunteers, including Brazil’s Amazon Forest, cold-water streams in...

  • November 01, 2016

    Alcoa Foundation Launches with New Focus Areas, New Leadership

    NEW YORK, NY Nov. 1, 2016 –Alcoa Corporation today announced that a new, non-profit foundation has been created to focus on sustainable development in communities where the global company has operations. The new Alcoa Foundation will be led by Rosa García Pineiro. She most recently served as V.P. for Global...

  • August 03, 2016

    Alcoa Foundation and the National Wildlife Federation Partner Together on Global “Green STEM” Initiative

    RESTON, VA – Thanks to the generous support of Alcoa Foundation, the National Wildlife Federation – America’s largest wildlife conservation and education organization – has launched a global K-12 environmental literacy initiative focused on “Green STEM,” to better educate children about environmental issues through science, technology, engineering and math skills....

  • June 13, 2016

    NatureBridge and Alcoa Foundation Announce the 2016 Alcoa Scholars Program

    San Francisco, CA (June 13, 2016)—NatureBridge is proud to announce the award of scholarship funding from the Alcoa Foundation. This grant will fund the participation of one hundred high schools students in the 2016 NatureBridge Alcoa Scholars programs in Yosemite, Olympic, and Shenandoah National Park. Inspired by the National Park...