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.

Recent News

Alcoa Foundation supports summer educational experiences

Alcoa Foundation investments are making a difference in the lives of youth across Alcoa communities this summer through STEM related camps and access to other fun learning experiences. In addition to its robust environmental programming, the foundation contributes to programs that promote equitable access to education and skills building opportunities....

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Alcoa Foundation supports second round of social management training for Guineans

A new cohort of 20 trainees set off for Cameroon last month to begin a four-month classroom component of an intensive training program offered by Earthworm Foundation’s Centre of Social Excellence (CSE). Along with representatives from mining companies, government, and civil society, this year’s cohort includes five representatives from communities...

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Alcoa Foundation releases 2021 Annual Report, overviews Foundation impact through global giving

Learn how Alcoa Foundation provides pandemic relief to communities, supports environmental causes, access to education and skill building opportunities in its Annual Report.

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