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IP Riverdale Mill calling all applicants for grants

The International Riverdale Mill is now accepting applications for International Paper Foundation grants.

Applicants will have until Friday, Sept. 10 at 5 p.m. to submit their online applications at www.ipgiving.com.

Only grants submitted through this process will be considered for funding.

Applicants will be led through an online eligibility quiz. Registration is a one-time event, in which the International Paper Foundation will determine if an applicant’s tax status meets the guidelines.

Applicants are asked to have their tax ID number or NCES District ID and School ID for school applicants available.

“International Paper continues to be a force for good in our communities,” according to a press release. “We mobilize our people, products and resources to address critical needs in the communities where our employees live and work.”

Funding priority is given to programs related to education, hunger, health and wellness and disaster relief.

Funding also is available to address environmental initiatives, employee engagement and other critical community needs.

For more information about the grant application, visit www.ipgiving.com and click on the Apply for a Grant tab.

There will be three conference calls starting today (Aug. 8) at 5 p.m. To join the call, call 1-866-282-7366 and the access code is 598-186-088.

Another call will be on Friday, Aug. 10 at 3:30 p.m. and the access code is 593-014-456.

The last call will be Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 5:30 p.m. and the access code is 597-885-252.

The International Paper Foundation is the U.S. philanthropic arm of International Paper and is one of the ways the company strives to reach the company vision to be among the most successful, sustainable and responsible companies in the world.