Social Impact Profile ™

Areas of Impact:
Community Development,Computers & Technology,Veterans & Military Families

As JPMorgan Chase has evolved into one of the world's largest and most influential global financial institutions, our approach to philanthropic investment has also evolved. However, throughout this evolution and change, one thing has remained constant: our firm's unwavering commitment to making a positive difference in the communities where we operate. JPMorgan Chase's philanthropic goal is to be a catalyst for meaningful, positive and sustainable change within our highest-need neighborhoods and communities across the globe. In 2010, JPMorgan Chase and its Foundation gave more than $150 million through grants and sponsorships to thousands of not-for-profit organizations across 28 domestic markets and 25+ countries abroad. We also support the individual interests of our employees through the Matching Gift and volunteer programs.


    Working with Good360 to Provide More Than 3,000 Computers to Nonprofits

    JPMorgan Chase is donating its refurbished technology to nonprofit groups and schools through a partnership with Good360. This effort will replace hard drives in more than 3,000 computers and then donate the computers through Good360's online product donation marketplace over the next year. Nonprofits will be able to acquire up to 15 products annually and five per quarter through the program called Tech Warehouse, which is part of JPMorgan's "Social Good" programs. Since 2009, JPMorgan Chase has redeployed almost 30 percent of the more than 250,000 desktops, laptops, monitors and printers collected, avoiding costs and reducing environmental impact. Read More


    Chase Lends $12.6 Billion to U.S. Small Businesses in 2011 & Helps Create Jobs

    Chase, the nation's Number 1 SBA lender, announced it is on track to lend 20% more to small businesses this year than it committed to lend in 2010. The bank also said it would join the White House Lending Forum to help further increase lending to small businesses. "Chase is leading the way to help put Americans back to work by providing the financing small businesses need to expand and create more jobs," Michael Cleary, CEO of Chase Business Banking, told attendees at a White House-sponsored small business lending conference in Ohio. Read More