In 2013, The Ball Foundation awarded approximately $2.4 million to nonprofit organizations operating in U.S. communities where Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) employees live and work. The Foundation focuses its investments in the areas of education, recycling and community engagement.

"The grants awarded by The Ball Foundation demonstrate a commitment to investing in the communities where Ball operates," says Kathleen Pitre, executive director of the Ball Foundation. "These investments reflect our core values and are making a meaningful impact in the community."

About The Ball Foundation
The Ball Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, private foundation. Founded in December 2010, the Ball Foundation's mission is to provide financial support to nonprofit organizations that sustain the communities in which we live and operate by improving and promoting education, recycling and community engagement. For more information about the Ball Foundation, please visit