Welcome Guest to Coatings World    Login || Register
Last Updated Monday, October 20 2014
Print RSS Feed

PPG Donates More than $52,000 to Educational Programs in Pittsburgh Area



Published February 25, 2014
 The PPG Industries Foundation recently donated more than $52,000 to seven organizations for education-related initiatives in the Greater Pittsburgh area, where the company maintains its global headquarters and several facilities. The grants highlight PPG Industries’  commitment to supporting its local communities and align with the PPG Industries Foundation’s priority of increasing educational opportunities.

The recent grants funded:

    National Museum of Education … In Partnership for America’s Future Inc. providing 42 public schools in suburban Pittsburgh with the Science Screen Report (SSR) DVD series
    PGSS Campaign Inc. for the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences summer program at Carnegie Mellon University
    Reading Is FUNdamental Pittsburgh continuing the Books for Ke EPS Science Program in the Wilkinsburg School District
    Keystone Science School’s Students for Sustainable Cities program for educators
    Girl Scouts of Western Pennsylvania’s participation in National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend with events in Pittsburgh and Erie, Pa.
    Springdale Free Public Library’s participation in the Library Place at Pittsburgh Mills, which it operates with the Community Library of Allegheny Valley
    Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) programs for CLP - Books and More! (CLP-BAM!) and CLP Teen Services Outreach

“We’re happy to support these national and locally-based organizations in bringing positive impact to education in the Pittsburgh region,” said Sue Sloan, executive director, PPG Industries Foundation. “Supporting access to programs and resources such as these for students, teachers and the general community will help provide children in the community with better, more engaging learning experiences.”

Established in 1951, the PPG Industries Foundation demonstrates the values of PPG Industries by enhancing the quality of life in communities where the company has a presence. Interests of the foundation, in order of priority, are education, human services, culture and arts, and civic and community affairs. PPG also supports charitable causes by encouraging employees’ volunteerism and board service with nonprofit organizations.


blog comments powered by Disqus
Receive free Coatings World emails
Sign up now to receive the weekly newsletter, and more!

Enter your email address:
Company Spotlight
Sunin Machine Co., Ltd.
No.96, Chiao Ho Rd ,Chungho Dist
New Taipei City, Taiwan , 235
Taiwan Roc
View Profile
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
9911 Brecksville Road
Cleveland, OH, 44141
US
View Profile
Micro Powders, Inc.
580 White Plains Rd.
Tarrytown, NY, 10591
US
View Profile
Siltech Corporation
225 Wicksteed Avenue
Toronto, ON, M4H 1G5
Canada
View Profile
AZ Electronic Materials Co., Ltd.
No. 458-6, Sinsing Road Hu Kou Township Hsinchu Country 303, Taiwan
Hsinchu Country, Taiwan, 303
Taiwan
View Profile
Shamrock Technologies, Inc.
Foot of Pacific Street
Newark, NJ, 07114
USA
View Profile
Houchi Chemical Co., Ltd
No.56, Fu Chow Street
Taipei, Taipei, 100
Taiwan
View Profile
BASF Corporation
100 Campus Drive
Florham Park, NJ, 07932
US
View Profile
Keeneyes
18F, No.85, Sec. 1, Chung-Shiao E. Rd.
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
R.O.C.
View Profile
Follow Coatings World On