HDR Foundation

Our Foundation supports activities that align with our values and areas of expertise to benefit our communities. We believe that giving back is a privilege.

Our Areas of Focus

Healthcare and Creating Healthy Communities

We value the importance of healthcare and healthy communities. Examples of activities we may fund to support healthy communities include:

  • Social service programs that address critical issues of our communities
  • Innovative programs that explore new approaches to healthcare delivery

Healthy Environments

Recognizing the value of environmentally responsible practices to our clients, employee-owners, and to our communities is important to us. Examples of activities we may fund to support healthy environments include:

  • Water monitoring and restoration programs that improve water quality
  • Water and energy reduction programs
  • Programs that explore the application of new technologies for water reuse and energy savings
  • Programs that promote use and development of active transportation modes (walking, biking, safe routes to school)


Our clients and communities benefit from a well-educated, skilled and informed population. Examples of activities we may fund include:

  • K-12 STEM programs (science, technology, engineering and math education)
  • High school career mentoring programs
  • Internships in our principal areas of practice

Where We Give

Our Foundation provides grants to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, federally recognized tribal governments, and to political subdivisions such as school districts or libraries. The Foundation's giving is focused in the communities where our employees live and work, focusing on North America and organizations that support global initiatives.