While other U.S. cities have been getting the biggest JPMorgan Chase grants lately, this funder is also involved in trying to catalyze economic activity in Brooklyn and the South Bronx.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals announced a 10-year, $500 million commitment to corporate giving, including creating a new foundation. At least $50 million of that will be going to STEAM education in Boston.
Salesforce, a leader in corporate philanthropy, has continued to grow and evolve its approach to doing good. Most recently, it unveiled an impact investment fund.
Visa is one of the most valuable brands on the planet, but it only recently launched a philanthropic arm. Its focus on financial inclusion offers a way to help the global poor and boost the bottom line.
In another sign of the spread of grantmaking focused on the social determinants of health, Aetna's philanthropic arm is backing things like bike share programs and fitness trails in low-income neighborhoods.
In recent years, Best Buy has been funding tech centers for underserved teenagers using a successful learning model developed by the MIT Media Lab. Now, it's giving millions to dramatically expand the centers.
Even as Washington has fumbled the response to a humanitarian disaster in Puerto Rico, a range of corporate funders have been stepping forward with different kinds of assistance.
Honda’s got a handful of responsibility initiatives you might expect—CO2 reductions and STEM education, for example. But now, it's turning to giving for marine ecosystems and climate. Why?
Promising $1 billion in grants, the tech giant—lately under fire from a growing chorus of critics—has laid out big plans for advancing economic inclusion. What should we make of this move?
Working Assets—now CREDO Mobile—was way ahead of its time when it was formed in 1985 as a credit card business to fund progressive causes. We check in with CREDO about what it's doing in the age of Trump.
Funding trends in Wilmington, Delaware, provide a sobering reminder to arts organizations everywhere: It's not just government funders that are in retreat.
The giant bank has become a surprising leader in philanthropy's push for inclusive economic growth. We take a deep dive into the backstory—and what JPMorgan brings to the table that's new.
We usually write about the philanthropic efforts directed against Trump. But here's an area where tech funders have found common cause with the administration and are putting up big money.
Delivering humanitarian aid can be enormously complex, which is why at least a few funders have focused major attention on improving aid supply chains. Cisco is a key player in this mix.
Once notoriously stingy, Apple is now regarded as a philanthropic leader. Could its spirit of corporate giving extend to its deep-pocketed management team? Recent news suggests it's possible.
The maker of Marlboro cigarettes pledged about $1 billion to a new foundation dedicated to ending smoking worldwide. Why is it so hard to take this move seriously?
The pharmaceutical company, AmerisourceBergen, started its own grantmaking foundation just two years ago. To get a better sense of it's priorities, we connected with the foundation’s president, Gina Clark.
Publix Super Markets Charities, which is based in Lakeland, Florida, is addressing hunger in the local communities that it serves. We look at some recent grants.
Mars was one of the corporations that came out against Trump’s intention to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. Now, the candy and food maker is putting $1 billion to the climate cause.
The Pledge 1% movement has taken off among young tech companies, advancing an integrated model of corporate philanthropy. Here's how the cloud computing firm Okta is fulfilling its pledge.
Based in Cleveland, the KeyBank Foundation recently awarded its largest grant ever. The goal? To foster entrepreneurship, small business and better workforce training. Its CEO fills us in.
It's no surprise that a partnership between the National Institutes of Health and the National Football League is dissolving this month. Few corporate funders bankroll research that threatens their bottom line.
Corporate foundations are getting more sophisticated, and even moving ahead of private foundations in some cases by taking a more holistic view of how change happens. What's that mean for fundraisers?
Real estate companies aren’t the largest funders on the corporate philanthropy scene, but some of them do establish foundations. Here, we look at one real estate firm giving locally in Southwest Florida.
The UPS Foundation is pretty well known in disaster relief and humanitarian aid circles. Now, though, it's becoming a player in the global diversity and inclusion space. Who's getting grants?
We catch up with the Wawa Foundation's expansion in Philadelphia and beyond, with its interesting approach to grantmaking.
Companies are embracing a more integrated approach to giving that taps into their unique assets and keeps an eye on the long-term bottom line. GM is the latest big corporate funder to make the shift.
Along with other financial firms, Bank of America is a steady under-the-radar funder for housing at a time of growing innovation in this space. Where's the money going, and what's it financing?
While Microsoft's global philanthropy is mainly focused on closing the digital divide, it sees another place where technology can make a difference—human rights—and just launched new work with the U.N.
You'd think the shocking fact that 30 million U.S. adults can't read would draw the attention of loads of funders. But that's not the case. Which is why the Dollar General Literacy Foundation is so important.