The BNSF Railway Foundation invests in the communities across the 28 states through which BNSF operates, and where BNSF employees live, work and volunteer. Recent donations include:

Providing Critical Food and Medical Supplies

BNSF Railway Foundation contributed $30,000 to the Northwest Tribal Emergency Management Council(NWTEMC) and National Tribal Emergency Management Council for critically needed food and medical supplies. NWTEMC helps Tribes in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska with information sharing and solidarity in addressing security, emergency management and public health issues.


Supporting Camp Opportunities for Low-Income Youth

Camp Fire Central Puget Sound ignites a passion for nature, a commitment to service and a drive to succeed in 10,000 children and teens every year. Since 1915, kids have relied on Camp Fire for fun and educational experiences that develop their confidence, academic success, leadership and social skills. BNSF Railway Foundation’s contribution of $5,000 helps ensure that low-income youth are able to benefit from Camp Fire programs.

Improving Water Quality for Vancouver Lake

Friends of Vancouver Lake is dedicated to the long-term preservation and enhancement of Vancouver Lake as a valuable and irreplaceable community resource. BNSF Railway Foundation recently donated $25,000 toward the lake management plan to preserve its recreational purposes and economic potential.