The Georgia-Pacific Foundation uses its Four Focus Areas (Four Es): Education, Environment, Enrichment of Community and Entrepreneurship as guideposts for giving, both in terms of grants provided to nonprofit organizations and in decision-making around employee participation in company-sponsored volunteer programs.
The foundation will consider the following factors when reviewing proposals:
Below are the top charitable contributions that create value in local GP communities. These types of requests are typically designated œapproved on facility charitable contribution plans. Core Community Contributions Include:
Eligible applicants are Tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organizations.
Applicants must be located within 30 miles of communities where Georgia-Pacific operates (https://www.gp.com/about-us/locations/).
Proposals are accepted and reviewed throughout the year. Submit your proposal as early in the year as possible for the greatest chance of success. Due to limited funding at year-end, submission prior to October 31 is strongly encouraged. The GP Foundation will respond with written notification within 45 days of receipt of the request.