The Alcoa Foundation is one of the largest corporate foundations in the U.S., with assets of approximately US $436 million. Founded more than 50 years ago, Alcoa Foundation has invested more than US $530 million since 1952.
In 2010, Alcoa Foundation contributed nearly US$20 million to nonprofit organizations throughout the world, focusing on promoting environmental stewardship, enabling economic and social sustainability, and preparing tomorrow's leaders through education and learning.
The work of Alcoa Foundation is further enhanced by Alcoa's thousands of employee volunteers, who in 2010 gave more than 720,000 service hours. Through the company's signature Month of Service (October) program, Alcoa employees share their energy, passion and purpose to make a difference in our communities. In 2010, a record 49 percent of Alcoans took part in nearly 1,000 Month of Service events across 24 countries, reaching 59,000 children, serving, 17,000 meals, planting 16,000 trees and supporting 3,000 nonprofit organizations.
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