Alcoa Foundation News

  • August 24, 2021

    EdConnect and Alcoa Foundation Renew Three Year Partnership

    BIKE SHED VOLUNTEER HELPS PROVIDE WHEELIE GOOD STUDENT SUPPORT The difference dedicated volunteers like Eric Bezwerchny make in helping students navigate the challenges of school life is set to continue in the Kwinana, Peel and Upper South West regions thanks to a renewed partnership between EdConnect Australia and the Alcoa...

  • June 03, 2021

    Alcoa Foundation supports engagement with Green STEM and the UN SDGs

    The Alcoa Warming-Waste-Water-Watts-Wildlife (W5) project, a global K-12 environmental literacy initiative focused on Green STEM and supported by Alcoa Foundation, officially started its fourth year of implementation. Over the next 14 months, the project, delivered by the Eco-Schools program, will reach thousands of students across four countries, and provide an...

  • March 05, 2020

    Groundbreaking Social Excellence Course Focuses on Bauxite Mining in Guinea

    Earthworm Foundation’s Centre of Social Excellence (CSE) is pleased to announce the launch of a 10-month course focused on building the capacity of stakeholders living and working in the bauxite mining region of the West African country of Guinea. The course will teach the methods and build the skills of...

  • September 03, 2019

    Alcoa Employees to Return to Andorran Pyrenees to Build on Climate Change Research With Earthwatch

    BOSTON -- For its second year, Alcoa Foundation selected eight Alcoa employees to study the sustainability and the effects of climate change in Andorra with Earthwatch Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to connecting citizens with scientists to conduct conservation research worldwide. Called Alcoa Earthwatch Fellows, these individuals are part of...

  • May 07, 2019

    NatureBridge and Alcoa Foundation announce 2019 cohort of the NatureBridge Alcoa Scholars Program for global student environmental leaders

    May 7, 2019 -- NatureBridge and Alcoa Foundation are again partnering to provide the unique opportunity to study biodiversity and climate change in two of the United States’ most iconic landscapes for a diverse group of high school students from around the world. Chosen for their interest in the natural...

  • April 30, 2019

    American Forests and Alcoa Foundation Announce 2019 Grant Awards

    Washington D.C. — American Forests and Alcoa Foundation announce ten new grant recipients in the final year of a three-year partnership to enhance biodiversity and combat climate change in key areas across the globe. New projects will restore over 150 acres by engaging 2,900 volunteers in tree plantings in ten...

  • April 24, 2019

    Alcoa Foundation increases support of The Recycling Partnership through the All In On Recycling Challenge

    Foundation’s $300,000 grant will boost recycling across the country Falls Church, VA – Alcoa Foundation announced today it is contributing $300,000 to The Recycling Partnership, the nonprofit change agent transforming recycling for good. The donation will help boost residential recycling rates in states, cities and communities across the country. A...


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