Messer Construction Co. Foundation

The Messer Construction Co. Foundation was created to administer multi-year gifts from the company and to provide a disciplined approach to larger gifts.

The Foundation awards up to four $25,000 grants per year

The Foundation awards up to four $25,000 grants per year, totaling $1.4 million in grants since 2005.

Grant recipients are sponsored by Messer employees, recommended by a committee composed of Messer employees, and approved by the Foundation Board of Trustees. The Foundation seeks to support organizations that advance the interests of society in the areas of economic inclusion, education and workforce development.

Thompson Child and Family Focus Grant Presentation

Past Grant Recipients


  • Freestore Foodbank, Cincinnati, OH
  • Hope Haven, Charlotte, NC
  • Legacy Mission Village, Nashville, TN
  • Nativity Academy at St. Boniface, Louisville, KY