AGC Foundation Announces 2016 Grants

The Associated General Contractors (AGC) Oregon-Columbia Chapter Foundation recently announced grants totaling $55,000 to the following organizations:

•         Portland Community ToolBank – The ToolBank ( oversees an inventory of construction tools for lending to charitable organizations to support the construction of projects in the Portland metropolitan area. ($10,000)
•         Returning Veterans Project – The Returning Veterans Project (RVP, offers free, confidential counseling and complementary health care services to post-9/11 war zone veterans, service members, and their families in Oregon and SW Washington. ($15,000)
•         Oregon State University Distinguished Lecture Series – The OSU CCE/CEM Distinguished Lecture Series ( is sponsored by the OSU College of Engineering and offers lectures by notable figures in the construction and engineering profession. ($25,000)
•         Honor Flight of Oregon – Honor Flight ( provides all-expenses paid visits to Washington, DC for World War II veterans to allow them to visit the memorials built to honor their sacrifice and service to the nation. ($5,000)

The Associated General Contractors Oregon-Columbia Chapter Foundation is a charitable, non-profit organization dedicated to improving construction education and training, promoting the construction industry, and building better communities. Visit for more information.

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