ALTA Good Deeds Foundation Awards $143K in Grants

October 19, 2021

The ALTA Good Deeds Foundation announced the recipients of $143,000 in grants. The Foundation announced the recipients of a second round of biannual grants during ALTA ONE.

“Over the past few months, the Foundation was delighted to receive scores of applications from ALTA members nominating organizations that have made a significant impact on their communities,” said Foundation Board Chair Mary O’Donnell, president and CEO of Westcor Land Title Insurance Co. “The Foundation was created with the belief that ‘good deeds grow communities,’ and we are excited to see how these recipients use the grants to build and strengthen their neighborhoods.”

Twenty-three $6,000 grants were awarded to charities supported by ALTA members, including unCommon Construction in New Orleans, the location of this year’s ALTA ONE. Additionally, in the wake of Hurricane Ida, the Foundation awarded a $5,000 emergency grant to the Louisiana Hospitality Foundation, which provides emergency financial assistance to individuals in one of Louisiana’s largest employment sectors.

The other grants were awarded to:

  • Administration of Resources and Choices, Tucson, Ariz.
  • Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation Inc., Rochester, N.Y.
  • Childhood Cancer Foundation Inc., Deland, Fla.
  • Eastern Panhandle Empowerment Center, Martinsburg, W.Va.
  • Evening With The Stars, Vermillion, S.D.
  • Gabriel House of Care, Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Gaithersburg HELP Inc., Gaithersburg, Md.
  • Habitat for Humanity Greater Peoria Area, Peoria, Ill.
  • Habitat for Humanity of Washington County Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark.
  • Hands Across Decatur, Decatur, Ala.
  • Holyland Food Pantry, Malone, Wis.
  • Homes 4 Families, Woodland Hills, Calif.
  • Housing Opportunities Inc., Valparaiso, Ind.
  • Housing Solutions of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, Ariz.
  • Jared Pishock Memorial Fund, Gilbertsville, Pa.
  • NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire, Manchester, N.H.
  • South Carolina Military Family Care Association Inc., North Augusta, S.C.
  • St. Augustine Society Inc./Port in the Storm Homeless Youth Center, St. Augustine, Fla.
  • Stomp the Blues Out of Homelessness Inc., Springfield, Mo.
  • The Drake House, Roswell, Ga.
  • The Gathering Inn, Roseville, Calif.
  • The Priority Center, Santa Ana, Calif.

“ALTA members work tirelessly to support their communities, both in their capacity as title professionals and in their personal capacity as volunteers and charitable givers,” said ALTA CEO Diane Tomb, Foundation board member. “This second round of grants from the Foundation will amplify the tremendous giving and service that our members already do in their communities. We are grateful that we are able to continue to support good deeds across the country.”

Thanks to the generosity of title professionals, the Foundation has raised over $720,000 since being launched in 2020. The Foundation has awarded a total of $260,000 in grants this year.

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