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.
We’re always interested to learn how professional sports teams are giving back to the communities they play in. Recently, the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation caught our attention.
The 49ers Foundation is involved in a partnership with Chevron, which is a powerhouse in the area of STEM education. What's this work all about?
Banks are ideally positioned to be leaders in impact investing, growing the marketplace of loans available to nonprofit groups. We look at TD Bank's expanding nonprofit lending in New York City.
With grantmaking topping $200 million last year, there's a reason we watch JPMorgan Chase's philanthropy so closely. Another reason: Its grantmaking in low-income communities has been rising fast.
The tech giant's revamped philanthropic arm is on a mission to “Empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.” Which means what, exactly?
With federal cuts looming, corporate donors are one place to look for support for the arts. The catch? Organizations need to dial up art's capacity to drive community or social change.
Lots of funders are working these days to create ladders of opportunity through middle-skilled jobs, especially in healthcare. Among them are big banks like JPMorgan Chase. Here's its latest move.
Caterpillar is moving to Chicago at the same time that it faces a major scandal over tax evasion. How might this affect the company's local philanthropy?
The list of funders focusing "upstream" on the social determinants of health keeps growing. Here's a corporate foundation that has especially good reasons to be in this space.
Comcast giving looms big in its hometown, and a flurry of new grants to nonprofits in the Greater Philadelphia and New Jersey areas just went out the door. Where is the money going?
In 2013, the MetLife Foundation made a $200 million commitment to advance global financial inclusion. With $100 million left to move, where is the money going?
We don't tend to hear much about Yahoo philanthropy. Here's a quick look at how this company gives out money, with employees in the driver's seat.
Geography often determines a mother and her newborn’s chances of survival. Merck's philanthropic arm is set on changing that. Here's the latest.
The tech backlash to Trump's Muslim ban has drawn lots of media attention, but less noticed is how tech companies and their leaders are responding with philanthropic giving.