Transforming SI Group Communities through Neighborhood Revitalization, Jobs and Education
The Wright Family Foundation supports organizations and programs that create opportunities for long-term and sustainable impact in the following focus areas:
Transforming distressed areas into neighborhoods of
opportunity by leveraging
private, public and
community resources.
Jobs & Career Support
Empowering people to overcome adverse circumstances and to gain job skills that provide access to sustainable career opportunities.
Striving to inspire
hope in urban youth
by supporting educational
and empowerment
In addition to these three Focus Areas, the
Wright Family Foundation supports non-profits
that serve the social needs of our communities.

About Us

The Wright Family Foundation is a private family foundation established in 1997 to provide funding in support of neighborhood revitalization, jobs & career support, education, and social needs. Initial funding for the foundation was provided with a generous donation from SI Group, Inc.

Celebrating 100 years in business in 2006, SI Group is a global producer of alkylphenols, electronic chemicals, and phenolic resins. Our products are used to make automotive components, adhesives, plastics, photo-imaging products, paints and other specialty coatings. With more than 20 operations in 13 countries, we serve every major market around the globe.

SI Group is a leading global developer and manufacturer of chemical intermediates, specialty resins, and solutions that are critical to the quality and performance of countless industrial and consumer goods.

SI Group is a global leader with a local presence in 11 countries, more than 2,700 employees, and customers in more than 90 countries. Our people, facilities and integrated supply chain deliver products and solutions where our customers need them, when they need them.

Our focus is on nine key market segments—rubber resins, antioxidants, fuels and lubricants, plastic additives, industrial resins, adhesive resins, surfactants, engineering plastics, and pharma & specialty.

The company's United States locations are in Schenectady County, NY, Brazoria County, TX, Cocke County, TN and Orangeburg County, SC, therefore, the Foundation supports projects in these areas.

The Board of Trustees of the Wright Family Foundation consists mainly of descendants of the founder of SI Group, W. Howard Wright.