A message from Beth Stellato, Chief Communications Officer and Head of the Newell Brands Charitable Foundation
As a global business with operations in over 40 countries, we have a responsibility to give back to the communities in which we operate. Through the Newell Brands Charitable Foundation, product donations and the generosity of our employees, we strive to make a difference in our communities locally and globally.
The Newell Brands Charitable Foundation provides monetary support to our nonprofit partners primarily through two strategic programs that engage our employees in giving back: our Local Impact Grant Program, launched in 2019, and our Matching Gift Program, launched in 2021.
Our Local Impact Grant Program enables employees in select locations the opportunity to nominate and vote on local nonprofits to receive a grant from the Newell Brands Charitable Foundation. Through this program, we aim to invest $1 million in the communities in which we operate by 2025. Our Matching Gift Program, which launches annually on Giving Tuesday, matches employee donations throughout the year to Save the Children and No Kid Hungry dollar for dollar up to $25,000 per nonprofit.
We augment our support through volunteer opportunities and product donations, as well as providing education to our employees on the important work these organizations are doing.
I’m inspired by our strong partnerships and our employees’ commitment to bettering our communities locally and globally.
Newell Brands and the Foundation support nonprofits doing impactful work aligned with our businesses and values. Across our brands, we offer products for learning, childcare, food preparation, outdoor adventure and more. This portfolio naturally aligns with our six giving focus areas:
The Local Impact Grant Program
The Local Impact Grant Program (LIGP) is a unique initiative that enables employees in select Newell Brands locations to nominate and vote on local nonprofits to receive a grant from the Newell Brands Charitable Foundation. In 2023, the program was expanded internationally for the first time.
At this time, Newell Brands and the Newell Brands Charitable Foundation accept grant requests and proposals by invitation only.
Matching Gift Program
Our Matching Gift Program, which launches annually on Giving Tuesday, matches employee donations to Save the Children and No Kid Hungry dollar for dollar up to $25,000 per nonprofit.
Who We Support
Save the Children
Save the Children has been giving children in the U.S. and around the world a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm for over 100 years. When crisis strikes, they are always among the first to respond and the last to leave. In 2023, in addition to our
Matching Gift Program, we supported Save the Children and their border program with over $300,000 of product donations.
No Kid Hungry
No Kid Hungry is working to end childhood hunger by helping launch and improve programs that give all kids the healthy food they need to thrive. No Kid Hungry is a campaign of Share Our Strength, an organization committed to ending hunger and poverty.
We expanded our support in 2023, in addition to our Matching Gift Program, by donating nearly $100,000 in Bubba® and Contigo® water bottles to students.
Newell Brands is a Resilient Response Partner for Good360. Good360 works to close the need gap and connect corporate donations with nonprofits across the globe. In 2023, Newell Brands donated over $2.2M in products to Good360. These donations supported over 250 nonprofit organizations in Good360’s network and supported U.S. disaster recovery from Hurricane Ian and Idalia, Maui and California wildfire relief efforts and Midwest tornadoes
Atlanta Public Schools
Since 2015, Newell Brands and the Newell Brands Charitable Foundation have supported the Atlanta Public Schools “Back to School Bash”, a community event where students can receive free school supplies, health care and more. In addition to financial support and product donations, Newell employees volunteer annually. With nearly a million products donated to date, brands like Sharpie®, Paper Mate®, Elmer’s®, Prismacolor®, Rubbermaid® and more have made an impact on thousands of Atlanta students and their families.
If your 501c3 organization falls within Newell Brands’ focus areas and is in need of our products, please submit your request here. While we cannot address every need, we will try to accommodate your request to the best of our ability.
Stories About Our Communities
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October 25, 2023Announcing the Winners of our 2023 Local Impact Grant Program