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Black & Veatch Foundation

The Black & Veatch Foundation provides a way for the company and its professionals to support charitable organizations and programs that create significant, measurable impact aligned to the company’s Mission and Values in communities where we live and work.

Black & Veatch Foundation

Our sense Sustainability and Citizenship principles help us enrich the communities in which we work and live, by meeting the needs of the present generation while improving the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Through the Black & Veatch Foundation, we coordinate donations to organizations and programs worldwide, encouraging our professionals' further charitable participation. 

BV Foundation Focus Areas

  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Education for Kindergarten to Senior High School, (K-12) University and Professional/Diversity related STEM programs.
  • Humanitarian Aid for people in communities hit by disaster.
  • Signature Programs, including organizations with which the company has a longstanding relationship and robust engagement of our professionals.
  • Diversity & Inclusionempowering women and girls to support progress on gender equality.


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We are committed to sharing our passion for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) with the leaders of tomorrow. Through philanthropy and mentorship, Black & Veatch’s growSTEM initiative is empowering the next generation of problem-solvers.

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Christmas in October

Christmas in October (CIO) is a volunteer organization that rehabilitates houses with the help of local organizations, corporations and individuals. It's goal is to rehabilitate hundreds of houses every year before winter. Since 1984, CIO has helped restore more than 7,500 homes in the Greater Kansas City area to provide the gift of warmth, safety and dignity for needy families, the elderly, the disabled and veterans. 

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Engineers Without Borders

Black & Veatch has supported Engineers Without Borders (EWB) programs throughout the world, including the UK, the United States and India since 2008. Engineers Without Borders is an international organization that facilitates engineers, non-engineers and students across the globe to implement projects that improve the quality of life in developing communities.

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United Way

United Way supports thousands of community groups and encourages fundraising to increase their reach. The Black & Veatch Foundation and our professionals give time and money every year to support United Way. Black & Veatch has supported United Way for more than 35 years and, during that time, our professionals have raised more than $28 million.

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Building Community Resilience

When disaster strikes communities where Black & Veatch professionals live and work, it affects us all. That’s why the Foundation partners with groups including the American Red Cross, Heart to Heart International, RedR, Water for People, and WaterAid to respond in times of crisis, providing funding for clean water, shelter, and emergency supplies around the world to our friends and neighbors.

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