Whirlpool FoundationCreating positive change
A Commitment – A Promise – To Reinvest in the Community
Whirlpool Foundation also follows our collective impact model and contributes to the social concerns found in our home communities through grants, volunteerism and leadership. These contributions enable our company to express our spirit of social responsibility by investing into the very communities that drive our success.
Through its strategic grants, Whirlpool Foundation identifies outstanding programs that are centered on qualify family life, cultural diversity and lifelong learning. Since the foundation’s beginning, hundreds of organizations and programs have benefited from more than $200 million in grants.
Matching Gifts Program
Disaster Relief Program
United Way Campaigns
Whirlpool Corporation’s global and U.S. headquarter locations, manufacturing divisions and facilities across the United States participate every year in raising funds for local United Way campaigns. Whirlpool employees and retirees broke giving records for United Way pledging and fundraising in 2016. The total employee and retiree giving along with Whirlpool Foundation funding exceeded $5 million in donations in 2016.
Sons & Daughters Scholarships
Whirlpool Foundation annually recognizes and rewards children of employees for academic and personal achievements, leadership and community involvement. Since the first two scholarships in January of 1952, Whirlpool Foundation has provided more than 1,950 scholarships and honor awards worth over $16 million dollars to children of employees. Currently, over 100 Whirlpool Foundation scholarship and award recipients are pursuing degrees across the nation.