How Employee Data Can Be Grantmaking's Most Valuable Resource

Hewlett Packard Enterprise on the power of employee nominated grants
Apr 10, 2018 10:30 AM ET
Kathy Gu, Program Director, HPE Foundation

It was a game-changing moment when Kathy Gu, Program Manager, Living Progress, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and her team discovered the power of an employee-nominated grants program. By leveraging the interests and existing passions of their employees, the company created a holistic grantmaking approach that not only supported the initiatives of the company, it enhanced the lives of their employees and boosted morale during a time of change and uncertainty.

"We believe that by contributing to the resiliency of our employees’ communities our employees can lead healthier, more fulfilling lives and ultimately bring their best selves to work," shares Gu.

Learn how HPE leveraged employee data to inform choices on awarding grants, which became a powerful catalyst in forging meaningful connections between the company, its employees and the community.