Each year International Paper supports local non-profits where their mill workers live and work through their IPGiving program. Recipients for 2020 include:
- Mauriceville Elementary – $2,500.00 for Texas Bluebonnet Award Books. The grant was written by librarian Sommer Reynolds.
- Mauriceville Middle School Athletics – $2,541.90 for football equipment that was destroyed during Laura and Delta. The grant came from Coach Adam Strandberg.
- Little Cypress Elementary claimed two grants, one for $2,850.00 for Accelerated Reader materials and $3,309.00 for First Grade Reading kits. Librarian Deidre Windham wrote those grants.
- Little Cypress Intermediate was granted $3,100.00 for a 3D Printer, which will be used with the school’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs. An example of this is printing parts for Lego robotics that is part of the science program. Librarian Samantha Arrington wrote the grant for this project.