Throughout its history, Samtec has enjoyed supporting various charities and causes as well as encouraging community involvement at our locations around the world. The Samtec Cares Grant Program was created to positively impact and assist charitable organizations within our local and global communities.
Samtec Cares Impact
Samtec Cares is proud to have recently awarded a total of almost $675,000 in grants and sponsorships to local non-profit organizations. Pam Grieb, Samtec Cares Grant Administrator, explained that the program received 93 applications requesting more than $3 million dollars in funding. On August 18th, 2022, Samtec, Inc. opened its doors at corporate headquarters in New Albany, Indiana and once again celebrated local charities. During the ceremony, Samtec Cares awarded $550,00 in grants to 26 recipients. Read News and Tribune for the full article on this historical day.
Since its inception, Samtec Cares has granted almost $3.5 million dollars to over 135 worthy organizations in the community. Each grant provides support for services, such as:
- Educating and engaging the imaginations of the young
- Feeding the hungry
- Clothing and housing the sick and homeless
- Preserving and restoring our local history
- Improving economic opportunities
Here’s a quick list of recent award recipients:
- 22 Challenge
- Blessings in a Backpack Floyd County
- Blue River Services
- Brandon’s House Counseling Center
- CenterStone of Indiana
- Christian Formation Industries Inc.
- Decode Project
- Family and Children’s Place
- Harrison County Arts
This is a small sampling of the types of organizations Samtec Cares supports. Check out this blog for a complete listing of recent Samtec Cares recipients.
Samtec Cares Grant Cycle
Grants are awarded annually through a competitive application process and provide catalytic support and change for a broad range of services. Click here to learn more about Samtec Cares and the upcoming grant cycle.
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