TECHNOLOGY – DONATION REQUESTS
Adobe – Adobe regularly donates software and other technology products to nonprofits. According to Adobe, their “product donations enable [nonprofits] to develop compelling, visually rich stories that increase the visibility of their social causes.” In 4 years, they donated $215 million in products. https://www.adobe.com/corporate-responsibility/community/product-donations.html
Best Buy – If your nonprofit is interested in receiving a grant from Best Buy, you’ll first need to complete an online quiz to determine your eligibility. Best Buy only distributes grants to nonprofits that focus on promoting technological literacy. http://forums.bestbuy.com/t5/Welcome-News/Best-Buy-Community-Relations/td-p/70784
Boeing – Boeing donates to specific events, organizations, and projects whose missions coincide with Boeing’s business and brand strategies. Nonprofits must explain the benefits that come with the partnership and give positive exposure for the Boeing brand.
Cisco – Cisco offers two types of cash grants: the Global Impact Cash Grant and the Silicon Valley Impact Cash Grant. Organizations that apply for either of these grants must provide proof of their 501(c)(3) status and must submit their application online (paper applications not accepted). https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/about/csr/community/nonprofits.html
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Dell – Dell offers both charitable donations and corporate sponsorships to eligible nonprofits. All proposals must be submitted through Dell’s online portal and are reviewed within 4-6 weeks. Requests must contain information about how Dell’s technology will be integrated into the event. http://www.dell.com/learn/us/en/uscorp1/corp-comm/corporate-sponsorships
GE – General Electric does not accept unsolicited donation requests. Instead, they select organizations whose mission aligns with their philanthropic goals. GE focuses on global health, economic growth, entrepreneurship, and education. http://www.gesustainability.com/enabling-progress/ge-foundation/
Google – Google has a broad range of philanthropic initiatives. They offer seed funding to help organizations get their ideas off the ground. They also offer several grants and opportunities to individuals and nonprofits interested in technology, coding, and computers.
HP – Since HP receives so many grant requests each year, they strategically select the nonprofits who are eligible to receive a donation from them. Their sponsorships align with sustainability initiatives, but they do not accept unsolicited donation requests.
IBM – IBM typically picks the nonprofits that they extend grants to, and they don’t encourage unsolicited grant proposals. They make donations to nonprofits that focus on the environment, economic development, health, and literacy. https://www.ibm.com/ibm/responsibility/grant_information.shtml
Intel – Intel provides funding for national grants and community grants. They focus on nonprofits that seek to advance math, science, and engineering education. Intel does not make in-kind or product donations to nonprofit organizations. https://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/documents/faqs/citizenship-foundation-faq.pdf
Microsoft – Microsoft offers free software and other types of in-kind donations to eligible nonprofits and U.S.-based libraries. Nonprofits must focus on education, poverty, social welfare, culture preservation, human rights, or the environment.
Samsung – Samsung’s three focus areas of philanthropy are education, healthcare, and environmental sustainability. They also offer several local grants and scholarships to support nonprofits that deal with science and technology.
Sony – Sony focuses its donation requests on nonprofits that support the arts, underserved young people, and the environment. Sony’s grant program funds organizations that help people develop creative and scientific skills.
Verizon – Verizon offers grants to nonprofits by invitation only, but nonprofits can contact a Community Relations Manager to determine their eligibility. Verizon focuses its donation requests on education, healthcare, and energy management.
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