LP Building Solutions announced more than $875,000 in monetary and product donations through the LP Foundation and other corporate giving initiatives. The LP Foundation, celebrating its 50th year, supported over 80 nonprofit organizations and public schools.

“The LP Foundation embodies LP’s purpose of Building a Better World by enriching communities,” LP Foundation president Breeanna Straessle said in a prepared statement. “This year, nearly a million dollars in monetary and in-kind product donations as well as countless volunteer hours were dedicated to initiatives supporting the communities that LP calls home.”

LP prioritizes giving in four areas aligned with its mission and values:

  1. Building high-quality, affordable homes, with a focus on supporting wounded veterans
  2. Protecting the environment and promoting healthy forests
  3. Enhancing public STEM education to inspire the next generation of manufacturers
  4. Working with organizations to build diverse talent and promote inclusivity

The LP Foundation awarded a community grant to the Urban League of Middle Tennessee’s Real Estate Developers Academy, which supports persons of color in the housing industry. The grant will aid the design and implementation of a think tank for open conversations on the affordable housing shortage in the Nashville, Tenn., area according to LP.In the second year of partnership with the Gary Sinise Foundation, LP and the LP Foundation helped welcome four severely wounded heroes and their families to specially adapted, mortgage-free smart technology homes.

The LP Foundation continued its long-standing partnerships with Habitat for Humanity, Rebuilding Together, and the Hard Bargain Association in 2023. LP and the LP Foundation also provided support for disaster relief following wildfires in British Columbia, tornadoes in Nashville, Tenn., and Selmna, Ala., as well as the Covenant School shooting in Nashville, Tenn.

Additional grants went to nonprofits and public schools, including Harpeth Conservancy, Tennessee Environmental Council, the Boys & Girls Club of Southwest Alabama, and more.

Since it was established in 1973, the LP Foundation has donated over $22 million to nonprofits and K-12 public schools in communities in which LP operates.