• Alcoa Foundation News

    • 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...