Albemarle Foundation

Albemarle Foundation - Grow the Good

Across the world, we believe that nurturing our communities and promoting our employees’ philanthropic efforts are among our most important responsibilities. Over the years, Albemarle, our employees and retirees have invested millions of dollars and countless volunteer hours in support of our communities. In 2007, Albemarle created the Albemarle Foundation - a private endowed 501c3 entity who set out with a mission to make a positive, sustainable difference in the communities where we live and operate.

Today, Albemarle Foundation builds on this history of commitment and participation to make an even greater, more sustainable and profound impact on the places we call home. By utilizing the tools and resources of Albemarle Foundation, Albemarle Foundation Global and the Albemarle Care Fund - employees are empowered to Grow the Good in our own communities, and beyond!


OUR VALUES

In keeping with Albemarle Corporation, Albemarle Foundation shares the same core values. These values play an important role at our company which extends into our philanthropic efforts.

We truly CARE about the well-being of each other and the communities where we live and work.
We are CURIOUS about the unique needs of our communities across the globe and strive to empower them in a positive, sustainable direction.
We have the COURAGE to take action and make a difference every day.
We COLLABORATE with each other and other community partners to leverage opportunities.
We are HUMBLE and take the time and attention necessary to understand and appreciate the value we all bring to creating sustainable communities.
We have the INTEGRITY to do things consistent with our mission, for the right reasons and in alignment with our corporate compliance strategy and guidelines.
We are TRANSPARENT in the way we distribute grants.


Empowering our Global Potential

ALBEMARLE FOUNDATION GLOBAL
Albemarle Foundation Global seeks to make a positive, sustainable impact in the communities where our global employees live and work. Learn more here.

THE ALBEMARLE CARE FUND
The Albemarle Care Fund exists to assist our own employees who have been impacted by catastrophic circumstances or natural disaster. Learn more here.

Our Impact

To date, we have granted over $46 million into our communities!

Growing the Good

Nov
20
2020
Albemarle Care Fund Provides Care Packages to Employees
The Albemarle Care Fund mobilizes during natural disasters and critical events to help our employees. Recently, the Care Fund organized a drive-thru event for employees to collect care packages with supplies to help keep them safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about the effort!  
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Oct
02
2020
Albemarle Foundation Donates $1 Million to Carolina Youth Coalition
The Carolina Youth Coalition (CYC) provides support for high-achieving, under-resourced high school students, or “Fellows", to access higher education. In January 2018, the Albemarle Foundation gave a grant to launch the nonprofit in Charlotte, and recently the Foundation donated $1 million to CYC to help ensure the nonprofit's ongoing success.
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Sep
10
2020
Making Back to School Better
In school districts across the U.S., “back to school" looks different this year. Some schools have gone virtual, while others are meeting in person with numerous safety protocols, and many families are dealing with financial hardships from the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out how our employees and Albemarle Foundation are making back to school a better experience for students this year!
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Jul
24
2020
Growing the Good from Home: Jeff McCall
Our employees are Growing the Good from home in unique and valuable ways. Over the last few months, Jeff McCall, a member of our R&D team in Kings Mountain, N.C. used a 3D printer to produce ear savers and face shield frames for local healthcare workers. The effort would not have been possible without help from Jeff's two 15-year-old daughters. Here's the story.
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EMployee ENGAGEMENT


Nonprofit/ngo tOOLS AND RESOURCES


INTERNATIONAL (Coming Soon)

Contact Us

Sandra Holub, Executive Director
Sandra.Holub@albemarle.com

Simone Guillory Quirk, Program Manager
Simone.Guillory@albemarle.com

Archana Thumar, Financial Reporting
Archana.Thumar@albemarle.com