Principal Office: France
The Alstom company is a world leader in providing transport infrastructure, power generation, and power transmission – with operations in about 100 countries.
The company established the Alstom Foundation in 2007. The Foundation’s interests are:
- Local economic development that is consistent with environmental protection;
- Environmental education and awareness;
- Social support; and
- Nature preservation.
Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources
Support for environmental activities by local communities. The range of activities is broad to include support for water supply and sanitation; renewable energy; reforestation; waste management; ecotourism; environmental awareness campaigns, and training in these and related subjects.
The Foundation also contributes emergency relief following disasters such as flooding, tsunamis, earthquakes, and sludge spills.
Projects supported by Alstom are in partnerships with local civil society organizations, as well as with international organizations.
About the program
Note: Since only company staff can propose projects, grant seekers need to coordinate with Alstom’s offices. The company’s network of locations can be researched in its fact sheets.
Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries
Alstom has offices in the following developing countries, applying the regional framework of the Terra Viva Grants Directory.
Southeast Asia and Pacific Islands: Indonesia, Thailand
East Asia: China
South Asia: India
Eurasia and Central Asia: Kazakhstan, Turkey
Eastern Europe and Russia: Russia
Middle East and North Africa: Algeria, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates
Sub-Saharan Africa: South Africa
Latin America and Caribbean: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Venezuela
Note: Most projects are in countries where Alstom has office locations, but some projects are in additional countries.
The Foundation provides a searchable database of its funded projects.
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