Looking for a way to make a meaningful difference? Join U.S. Borax, part of Rio Tinto, in its support of grassroots local organizations striving to improve life in the communities adjacent to the mine. Applying for a Borax Visitor Center Foundation grant is a good place to start.
U.S. Borax donated $200,000 to the Muroc School District for the purchase of 900 new Chromebook tablets that will support students as they learn from home.
Every year, the U.S. Borax Visitor Center Foundation awards grants to local nonprofits and scholarships to graduating seniors in our community.
In order to support local community efforts to fight COVID-19 and its social and economic impacts, Rio Tinto (of which U.S. Borax is a part) is investing $10 million in a variety of grassroots projects across Canada and the United States.
U.S. Borax’s mission to improve modern living starts at home. Each year, we provide funds for government and non-profit organizations that are committed to improving our local California communities. If your organization has a project or need, we may be able to help.
On Thursday, July 4, a 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit northeast of Ridgecrest, California, resulting in power outages and structure fires. The response from all areas of U.S. Borax Operations was immediate.
On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, the U.S. Borax Visitor Center Foundation awarded 14 grants to local nonprofits and five scholarships to graduating seniors.
Over the years, U.S. Borax has hired a number of interns and graduates from the University of Arizona. Some have developed and grown from entry level to management level positions.
Applications for the 2019 Borax Visitor Center Foundation grant are now being accepted. The Borax Visitor Center Foundation—made up of company and community leaders—oversees the disbursement of Visitor Center funds through this annual grant program.
Ten East Kern County nonprofit organizations were awarded $25,000 in grants during the Borax Visitor Center Foundation’s annual luncheon on May 17.