Everyone Appreciates a Good Neighbor, and We’re Committed to Being One
RYAM’s Foundations in both the United States and Canada invest in community initiatives through grants that promote opportunities in education, cultural enrichment, sustainability, environmental awareness, civic involvement and wellness.
Our Community Advisory Councils promote an “open door policy” and ensure we maintain good relationships with our neighbors, and the communities we call home. Many of our employees are active in local schools and mentorship programs, bringing awareness to future economic opportunities and supporting careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
The RYAM Foundation — United States and Canada
Making a Positive Impact
Why, How and Where We Give
The RYAM Foundation — United States
Through The RYAM Foundation’s charitable gifts, we support local chapters of the United Way in Florida and Georgia, Habitat for Humanity Big Brothers Big Sisters, local educational programs, historic preservation initiatives, education, wellness and environmental preservation efforts.
Supporting Local Philanthropy
Standing for Opportunity
The RYAM Canadian Foundation
- Relief of Poverty – Nutritional support programs & affordable housing
- Educational Support – Scholarships for students and grants to universities and research institutes
- Strengthening Community – Supporting animal shelters, volunteer fire departments and cultural institutions
- Environmental Conservation – Protecting caribou and other wildlife habitats
We’re active members of our communities, and we believe that it’s important to invest in and give back to the places that help support our business and where our employees live. Whether through acts of volunteer work by our employees, participating in local councils or donating to specific programs, we empower our employees to be active members of our communities.
Foundation Contact Information
Canada — Edith Rocheleau – President, RYAM Foundation
U.S. — Jay Posze – President, RYAM Foundation