Drax Foundation Gives More Than $4.6 Million to Boost Communities

By Drax Group
Cision Newswire
April 3, 2024
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

VANCOUVER, BC — Drax released an annual report for its Drax Foundation and Community Fund that shows more than $4.6 million has been donated to support communities across Drax’s global operations. The company focused on funding organizations that help underrepresented groups, advance gender equality, and support indigenous communities. …In Canada, Drax provided more than $960,000 to organizations in 2023, including STEM workshops and mentoring partnerships with the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology as part of its work to invest in girls and indigenous communities as future STEM leaders. …A three-year partnership with Science World to increase the educational opportunities for students in the most remote school districts. …The University of BC’s Faculty of Forestry received $81,500 in grant funding supporting 316 children from underserved communities with access to bursaries. The programme called Wild & Immersive encourages children and young people to care for the environment through nature-based experiences.

Read More