BELLEVUE, Wash., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Quadrant Homes, a subsidiary of Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company, and the Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund issued a call for grant applicants in two key areas: non-profit organizations with a focus on youth or the elderly, and local food banks serving King, Kitsap, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish, and Thurston counties. Up to $25,000 in multiple grants will be awarded to programs that support Quadrant communities.
This year, grants will go toward programs that promote the care, well-being and/or education of the youth or the elderly, and to local food banks that support needy families in the region.
Applications can be found at http://www.weyerhaeuser.com/Sustainability/GivingFund/HowToApply. Proposals should be electronically submitted no later than August 1, 2012. Grant awards are expected to be made mid to late Fall 2012.
"At Quadrant, we believe that building communities is more than just selling homes," said Ken Krivanec, President of Quadrant Homes. "Charitable giving is part of our company's culture and we believe it's both a responsibility and an honor to support those who are doing so much to improve our communities."
Quadrant Homes is one of Washington State's largest single-family homebuilders, and is committed to supporting the needs of its customers and communities through volunteerism and giving to various non-profit organizations.
About Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund
The mission of the Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund is to nourish the quality of life in Weyerhaeuser's communities, and foster understanding that sustainable forests meet important human needs. Since 1948 Weyerhaeuser's philanthropic programs have directed more than $213 million to the communities where Weyerhaeuser employees work, live and play. To learn more about the Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund, visit: http://www.weyerhaeuser.com/Sustainability/People/Communities/WeyerhaeuserGivingFund
About Quadrant Homes
Quadrant Homes, a subsidiary of Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company, has been an award-winning Puget Sound homebuilder for more than 40 years, and has built homes for more Washington State residents than any other builder. Quadrant's unique Built Your Way approach to homebuilding gives homebuyers the ability to customize their homes by choosing the layouts, features and finishes that matter most to them.
Quadrant Homes received the Guildmaster Award for exceptional customer satisfaction in 2010, 2011 and 2012. Quadrant has also been designated as a qualified ENERGY STAR® builder by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Quadrant Homes is currently building or developing new-home communities in King, Snohomish, Pierce, Thurston, Kitsap, and Skagit counties.
SOURCE Quadrant Homes