McCarthy Heart Hats Seeks Grant and Hands-on Community Building Project Applicants

Metro Phoenix-based Nonprofits Serving Children, Families in Need Are Encouraged to Apply
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PHOENIX - June 5, 2014 - PRLog -- McCarthy Heart Hats, the community involvement arm of McCarthy Building Companies Inc., has begun its annual submission process for nonprofit organizations to apply for financial grants and/or a hands-on community-building project. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Monday, June 30, 2014.

Each year, McCarthy’s Heart Hats seeks recipients of its annual financial grant(s) and a construction project where McCarthy employees and families can assist a Valley charity with an improvement project using their expertise as builders. Eligible 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations must support children and families experiencing dramatic economic needs within the Greater Metropolitan Phoenix area. Organizations are invited to apply for one or both of the opportunities.

Last year, the Sojourner Center, a Phoenix-based domestic violence shelter, and Devereux Arizona, a nonprofit providing behavioral and mental health services for children, were selected as recipients of the hands-on community building projects. The 2013 grant recipients were MentorKids USA and the Chavez Boxing Foundation, each of which received a $20,000 grant.

Applications for grants and/or the hands-on community-building project, along with a complete list of criteria for each type of submission, can be found in the upper right-hand corner of this page:

The McCarthy Heart Hatscommunity outreach program ensures real community needs are being met through hands-on activities and financial support. Last year alone, more than $1 million in financial support, in-kind and hands-on building contributions were made through McCarthy’s Heart Hats program nationwide.

“Our employees strive to find ways to have a positive impact on our community. The grants and hands-on construction project allow us to support organizations that specialize in providing critical services to children and families in need,” said Bo Calbert, president of McCarthy’s Southwest Region. “We feel privileged to be able to offer assistance to organizations that are filling these needs in our community.”

For questions regarding the grant application, contact Michelle Dionne at

About McCarthy Building Companies

The McCarthy Heart Hats community involvement program is dedicated to encouraging, supporting and recognizing McCarthy employees' volunteer efforts in a variety of causes to ensure realneeds are being met in communities where employees live and work. McCarthy employees are as passionate about building better communities as they are about construction. In addition to recognizing outstanding employee volunteers and providing a company-wide paid volunteer day, McCarthy Heart Hats volunteers donate countless hours of in-kind services and monetary contributions to improve communities each year. Founded in 1864, McCarthy is the nation’s 8th largest domestic builder (Engineering News-Record, May 2014). The McCarthy Southwest Division is based in Phoenix. McCarthy also has offices in Newport Beach, San Diego, Sacramento and San Francisco, Calif.; Las Vegas; Albuquerque; Dallas and Houston; St. Louis and Atlanta. McCarthy is 100 percent employee-owned.  More information about the company is available at

Stephanie Jarnagan
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