NEW YORK, APRIL 9 – KPMG in the U.S. and the KPMG U.S. Foundation Inc. have pledged to donate over $2 million to support nonprofit organizations impacted by COVID-19.
“We remain deeply committed to serving and supporting our communities during this challenge our world is facing,” said KPMG U.S. Chairman and CEO Lynne Doughtie. “I’m also proud of our many partners and professionals across the country who are stepping up to help their local communities at this time in so many different ways.”
The firm recently announced its plans to help local and national nonprofit organizations with the following charitable funds provided by the KPMG U.S. Foundation Inc.:
– $1 million in KPMG U.S. Foundation funds for a KPMG Disaster Relief Fund (DRF) COVID-19 campaign to aid 501c-3 organizations across the country. Selected organizations will be focused on health and wellness and lifelong learning-centered activities that are directly supporting COVID-19 relief.
– $500,000 in an additional donation from the U.S. firm will go to support the DRF COVID-19 launch, which is now open to all U.S. KPMG partners and employees for personal contributions.
– $400,000 in KPMG U.S. Foundation Community Impact Grants – for the first time, the KPMG U.S. Foundation is providing 800 grants in the amount of $500 each to charitable nonprofit organizations actively supported by KPMG U.S. employees.
– $130,000 in COVID-19 Relief Grants – These grants, funded by the KPMG U.S. Foundation, Inc. reserves, are being equally disbursed to 501c-3 organizations where we have existing relationships at the national level. To date, the following nonprofits have received $10,000 grants:
- American Cancer Society
- American Heart Association
- Beta Alpha Psi
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of America
- Boys & Girls Clubs of America
- First Book
- Girls Who Code
- Junior Achievement
- National Multiple Sclerosis Society
- The Pack Shack