Alcoa Foundation

Alcoa Foundation

Investing for impact

Alcoa Foundation’s mission is to invest where Alcoa has a presence, partnering with communities to address local needs in a sustainable manner. Our corporate giving strategy and targeted employee volunteerism efforts are focused on doing the best for those who live and work in the places we call home. Philanthropic efforts by the Foundation are focused on support for programs that complement sustainability initiatives. Working together with our nonprofit partners, Alcoa Foundation contributes to programs that protect and preserve the environment while also promoting equitable access to education and skills-building opportunities.

Our Impact Strategy

Sustainability is an integral part of Alcoa’s culture and core strategy as a mining and metals company. Alcoa Foundation furthers this mission by supporting programs that create sustainable value for the communities where Alcoa operates. To help maximize the value and minimize the environmental impacts of our industry, Alcoa Foundation focuses on the following:

  • Contributing to environmental and social benefits through biodiversity conservation and climate change mitigation and adaptation.
  • Contributing to more equitable access to education and skills development, especially for underrepresented and underserved populations.
  • Supporting research, mitigation and adaptation to climate change programs.

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