The Foundation awards grants to organizations in Lancaster County where we are headquartered and to organizations our manufacturing facilities choose to support in their communities.
Lancaster County, PA
Boys & Girls Clubs
The AWIF is a lead financial contributor for the renovations of two Boys & Girls Club locations in Lancaster, Pa. In addition to the foundation’s monetary support, Armstrong World Industries supported the renovations with product donations, design and construction expertise.
The Archive Project with LancasterHistory.org – Preserving Armstrong’s Legacy
The AWIF, in partnership with the Armstrong Flooring Foundation and LancasterHistory.org, is undertaking a project to assess, organize, categorize and house our 155+ years of archival company records for easy access for education and research purposes.
Community Revitalization – Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce
In 2016, The Lancaster Chamber of Commerce embarked on its Thrive capital campaign to raise almost $7M to create a community and business hub for the county, on King St., in the center of downtown. The now renovated building houses the Chamber as well as a number of non-profits and small businesses to help Lancaster “thrive.” Our ceiling products were specified for the project, and the AWIF joins hundreds of local contributors who came together to fund the project.
Rebuilding Macon, Inc. & Macon Area Habitat for Humanity
Child Guardians (abused children)
Breast Cancer Research Foundation
St. Helens, OR
Gale’s Creek Foundation and the Community Action Team
Jackson County Community Foundation
American Institute of Architects
On a national scale, the foundation also awarded a grant to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for its Learning by Design program for kids K-12. This grant support more than 20 American Institute of Architects' (AIA) chapters that conduct education programs in communities across the country for underserved kids K-12 to learn about the power of design and the power of buildings.