CORPORATE GRANTMAKING

  • Corporations either provide annual budget or have endowed a separate corporate foundation
  • The mandate typically is to streamline and better coordinate its philanthropic efforts
  • IT systems are often leveraged from corporate IT infrastructure
  • Strategy aligned where employees live and/or business operates (e.g. Give Where You Live)
  • Smaller grants also provided for employee volunteering (e.g. $500 for 40 hours)
  • Governance is lead by internal management
  • External volunteers can sometimes be invited to review and approve grants

IF YOU WERE TO VISIT THREE WEBSITES TO LEARN MORE:

TELUS COMMUNITY BOARD

Grantstream

RBC FOUNDATION

SmartSimple

LOWE’S

Cybergrants