Bechtel Community Impacts

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Working together to improve our community

As the Department of Energy’s prime contractor for the Vit Plant, Bechtel has a responsibility to invest in the local community where our team members live, work, and play. Each year, Bechtel contributes to charitable organizations and events that make lasting impacts on the vitality of the Tri-Cities, across education, family and community, and health and safety. Whether a long-standing relationship like the United Way, a legacy project like the Family Fishing Pond, or an emerging relationship, Bechtel has supported the Tri-Cities for decades. We are proud to partner with these community organizations and help make the Tri-Cities a great place to live, learn, work, and play.
  • Communities in Schools of Benton-Franklin

  • GESA Carousel of Dreams

  • Tri-City Development Council (TRIDEC)

  • Domestic Violence Services of Benton and Franklin Counties

  • Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce

  • Academy of Children's Theater

  • United Way of Benton & Franklin Counties

  • MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement)

  • Chamna Natural Preserve

  • Mid-Columbia Science Fair

  • Hispanic Academic Achievers Program

  • Mid-Columbia Mopar Club Show n' Shine for Hunger

  • Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington/Northern Idaho

  • YMCA of the Greater Tri-Cities

  • Arts Center Task Force

  • Toys for Tots

  • Support, Advocacy & Resource Center

  • Down Syndrome Association of the Mid-Columbia

  • Expanding Horizons in Math & Science

  • National Association of Women in Construction

  • March of Dimes

  • Sacajawea Elementary School

  • Mid-Columbia Symphony

  • Columbia River Exhibition of History, Science, and Technology (CREHST)

  • Visit Tri-Cities

  • Washington State Department of Social and Health Services

  • Habitat for Humanity

  • Boys and Girls Club of Benton and Franklin Counties

  • Bateman Island

  • Safe Harbor Support Center

  • American Diabetes Association

  • Afro-Americans for an Academic Society


See Where the Vit Plant Gives Back

Learn more about the types of projects we support

category card Arts and Culture
Contributing to arts and culture to enable our collective understanding of the past and to envision a shared, more equitable future.
category card Education
Fostering education and learning, particularly related to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
category card Family and Community
Creating opportunities and security for those who live, work and play in our region.
category card Health and Safety
Protecting the environment while ensuring our communities are healthy, safe and thriving.


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