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Strategic Philanthropy

We advance partners' priorities.


From our position at the intersection of business strategy, philanthropy, and public policy, we partner with innovative companies and organizations to advance their strategic priorities and achieve their goals while making a positive impact. 

Common priorities we help partners advance include:

  • Expanding skilled talent pipelines generally and in critical geographies

  • Impacting and uplifting communities and families

  • Building school and source relationships

  • Diversifying workforce

  • Building brand as citizen and employer via CSR and PR

  • Making talent pipelines a competitive advantage

How might we help achieve your strategic goals

Representative Partners and Projects are below:

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The Home Depot Foundation

More than $2M invested to train the next generation of construction workers via Path to Pro Scholarships and database-driven outreach.

Includes special $200,000 Women in Construction Scholarship Program.

Schneider Electric

Working with Digital Buildings division of Schneider Electric (a leading $34 Billion energy company) in strategic markets like Boston and New York City to develop school relationships, manage strategic scholarship programs, and engage Scholars and applicants alike with Schneider Electric and related job opportunities. 

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Created nationwide skilled training scholarship program in conjunction with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Donohue Family Foundation.


Funded Aviation Maintenance Technician training in 12 key geographies to build skilled maintainer pipelines for NetJets and its third-party maintenance providers. 

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Helping global healthcare sterilization equipment provider STERIS engage service-oriented technicians in Cleveland and Dallas, while helping STERIS Instrument Management Services build its manufacturing and repair talent pipeline in Birmingham - all through strategic scholarship programs and related relationship-building projects.

Niagara Bottling

Extending scholarships at multiple plant locations nationwide to increase awareness of Niagara Bottling's Internship and Manufacturing Development Programs in more rural bottling facility areas. Niagara Bottling, a leading beverage manufacturer in the U.S., is family owned and has operated since 1963.



As one of the leading manufacturers of wire and cable used in the transmission and distribution of electricity, Southwire delivers power to millions of people around the world.

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