Initiatives and grants

Applying global resources to address local challenges

IBM’s comprehensive approach to corporate citizenship aligns with our values and maximizes the impact we can have as a global enterprise.We focus our community engagement and corporate service programs on specific societal issues, including the environment, community economic development, education, health, literacy, language and culture. These are areas of urgent societal needs where we can apply IBM’s technology and talent to solve problems.

Citizenship initiatives

In all of our community service efforts, we aim to provide leadership and effect positive change. We also work closely with highly qualified partners who are deeply committed to the same outcomes.

Volunteer support

Service and volunteering have always been essential elements of what it means to be an IBMer. We invite you to join them, and support your volunteer work with Activity Kits that include everything you need for a range of activities.

IBM grant programs

Our grant programs are designed to apply IBM’s resources to specific projects and programs that fit within our targeted areas of interest, and to enhance IBMers’ support of their communities worldwide.

Corporate Service Corps

Teams of IBMers visit developing countries, working on projects that address societal challenges.

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P-TECH grades 9-14 school

P-TECH is an innovative partnership that addresses a critical skills gap in the knowledge-based economy.

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