Our Communities

Drax Biomass strives to promote positive change in its communities with a focus on:

  • Education
  • Underserved/at-risk population
  • Economic Development
  • Environmental Stewardship

Charitable contributions, volunteerism and in-kind services/gifts should promote Drax Biomass’ business goals, create positive visibility and/or demonstrate social responsibility. When possible, efforts should focus on the areas listed above.

Requirements

  • Preference will be given to organizations that meet one or more of the following criteria:
  • Serve a broad range of Drax Biomass community residents or a targeted group
  • Meet an important community need within Drax Biomass’ focus areas
  • Show support from community leaders and other funders
  • Are sustainable and managed competently with a history of accountability, results and cost effectiveness
  • Provide a meaningful and measurable impact on quality of life in targeted communities
  • Be classified as a tax-exempt non-profit public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the US Internal Revenue Code

Exclusions

  • Drax Biomass will not support organizations that discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability
  • Contributions will not be made to individuals conducting fundraising on behalf of non-profit agencies or other organizations
  • Individual school groups/teams should not be supported; rather a school, school district, organization or program that impacts the majority of students will be considered

To request a contribution, please contact Annmarie Sartor at annmarie.sartor@draxbiomass.com.