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.
  • Grace Clinic

  • Domestic Violence Services of Benton and Franklin Counties

  • Washington State University – Tri-Cities

  • Columbia Basin College

  • American Indian Science and Engineering Society

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

  • Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce

  • Hispanic Academic Achievers Program

  • Bechtel Women's Group, Hanford Chapter

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

  • Delta High School

  • Children's Developmental Center

  • Strides Therapeutic Horsemanship Center

  • Down Syndrome Association of the Mid-Columbia

  • Richland Riverfront Trail

  • Mid-Columbia Science Fair

  • Modern Living Services

  • National Association of Women in Construction

  • Washington State Department of Social and Health Services

  • Safe Kids

  • Junior Achievement of Southeastern Washington

  • Tri-City Development Council (TRIDEC)

  • Arts Center Task Force

  • Environmental Science & Technology Foundation

  • Communities in Schools of Benton-Franklin

  • Seattle Children's Hospital

  • The Links, Inc., Tri-Cities Chapter

  • Society of Women Engineers

  • Department of Energy Science Bowl

  • United Way of Benton & Franklin Counties


See Where the Vit Plant Gives Back

Learn more about the types of projects we support

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Contributing to arts and culture to enable our collective understanding of the past and to envision a shared, more equitable future.
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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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