Thornton Tomasetti Foundation

Thornton Tomasetti Foundation Presents $10,000 Grant to Bridges to Prosperity for Construction of Footbridge in Tiraque, Bolivia
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Thornton Tomasetti Foundation Presents $10,000 Grant to Bridges to Prosperity for Construction of Footbridge in Tiraque, Bolivia

(New York, NY – June 10, 2013) – The Thornton Tomasetti Foundation has awarded a $10,000 grant to Bridges to Prosperity that will contribute to funding construction of a much-needed footbridge in Tiraque, Bolivia to be built with the help of the University of Michigan Bridges to Prosperity Chapter.


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β€œThe Thornton Tomasetti Foundation is proud to lend its support to Bridges to Prosperity projects, which provide important new lifelines to isolated communities across the globe. In addition to the bridges themselves, Bridges to Prosperity offers valuable hands-on experience to engineering students and passes along important building techniques to residents of these impoverished communities.”

Richard Tomasetti, chairman, Thornton Tomasetti Foundation


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About The Thornton Tomasetti Foundation

The Thornton Tomasetti Foundation, a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization established in February 2008, has two primary missions including funding fellowships, scholarships and internships for undergraduate students, and those planning to pursue graduate studies in building engineering, design or technology and providing financial support for individuals and organizations pursuing philanthropic activities related to building engineering, design or technology. Key elements of the program are college scholarships, traveling internships, and grants to, and partnerships with nonprofit organizations.

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Great Ink Communications - 212-741-2977
Eric Gerard, egerard@greatink.com
Lindsay Church, lindsay@greatink.com

Thornton Tomasetti - 917-661-7800
James M. Kent, JKent@ThorntonTomasetti.com

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