PBSJ Foundation Announces Grant Recipients

Educational programs coast-to-coast benefit from grants   

May 26, 2010 -- Tampa, FL – The PBSJ Corporation, parent company of PBS&J; PBS&J Constructors, Inc.; Peter R. Brown Construction, Inc.; and PBS&J International, Inc., has announced the award of this quarter’s grants totaling more than $42,000. Grants will be administered through The PBSJ Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) foundation focused on helping the corporation’s employee-owned subsidiaries expand their programs for charitable giving.

The Foundation Board meets quarterly throughout the year to consider funding requests submitted by employees of the Corporation’s subsidiaries. At its April 2010 Board meeting, grants for the following programs were approved:

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad, Project Learn; Carlsbad, California
  • A Place Called Home (APCH), Educational Services Program; Los Angeles, California
  • Water Conservation Garden Authority, Teen Corp Pilot Program; San Diego, California
  • University of West Florida Foundation, LEED for Youth Program; Northwest Florida
  • Tallahassee Museum Summer Adventure Camp Scholarship Program; Tallahassee, Florida
  • The Education Fund, Inc., Impact II – Science & Math through Architecture & Engineering; Miami, Florida

“Our employees are passionate about community involvement, and we are particularly interested in educational programs for students in the areas of sciences, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The Foundation provides a source of financial support for the many local educational and community-building organizations to which our employees devote their time and energy,” says Cecilia Green, chair of The PBSJ Foundation, Inc. board of directors.

The PBSJ Foundation supports community education initiatives through scholarships and grants for public/private institutions of learning.

About The PBSJ Foundation, Inc.  
The PBSJ Corporation has a long-established tradition of giving back to the communities in which its employees live and work. As the company’s professional interests have expanded nationally, so has the opportunity to reach into more communities to make a difference. To maximize the benefit of these charitable efforts, and to evolve and elevate its philanthropic efforts, The PBSJ Foundation was established. This 501(c)(3) foundation provides the Corporation’s subsidiaries (PBS&J, Peter R. Brown Construction, Inc., and PBS&J International, Inc.) with the tools and the ability to further promote and support education, public charities focused on providing support for individuals, and communities impacted by natural and man-made disasters, and the interests and welfare of other public charities that have a tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3).
 

For more information about The PBSJ Foundation, contact Audrey Davidson, Foundation Coordinator, at 407.806.4321, or by email at  AEDavidson@pbsj.com.

Contact: 
Kathy Botticello
Manager, Marketing Communications
Toll-free:800.284.5182, ext. 4266
Phone:407.806.4266
Fax:407.838.1602
klbotticello@pbsj.com

Mailing Address: 
PBS&J
482 S. Keller Road
Orlando, Florida 32810




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