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Philanthropy and Social Responsibility

Johnson Controls Foundation
Johnson Controls Foundation

The Foundation provides financial gifts to select U.S.-based organizations located in the communities where we have a presence. Each year, the Foundation distributes millions of dollars in grants to support our local communities. Please refer to the guidelines and the online application to submit a grant proposal.

Safe & Smart Matching Gift Program
The Foundation’s matching gift program is available to eligible Johnson Controls employees and retirees. The Safe & Smart Matching Gift Program guidelines and application are available online.

College Scholarships
The Foundation promotes higher education for children of its employees by awarding scholarships to those youth who demonstrate a balance of academic achievement, leadership and civic involvement. To apply for a Johnson Controls scholarship, please complete the online application.

Sponsorships
Sponsorships and Events
We proudly sponsor various events in our local communities each year. Events range from luncheons and galas to trainings and networking functions. To apply for Johnson Controls sponsorship, please complete the online application.
Disaster Relief
Disaster Relief

Johnson Controls is a member of the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP). This program represents a select group of leading corporations that provide the highest level of support to Red Cross Relief efforts - providing comfort and safety for those impacted by disasters and ensuring sustainable relief efforts. Johnson Controls has donated $500,000 annually since 2012.

Employee volunteerism
Employee Volunteerism

Our employees worldwide generously contribute their talent, resources and time annually to make a difference wherever Johnson Controls operates.

  • Blue Sky Involve provides grants to encourage employee teams to volunteer with local non-profit organizations all around the world in support of the arts, education, environment, health and social service.
  • The Community Leadership Program seeks to connect individual employees to opportunities that leverage their skills and interests. Efforts include outside organizational board and committee work, mentoring and tutoring.

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Environmental Leadership Program (ELP)
The Environmental Leadership Program is Johnson Controls' global philanthropy program that focuses on the company’s commitment to environmental stewardship, leadership development, and diversity. The program began in 2006 in Johnson Controls' corporate headquarters city of Milwaukee, Wis. Since then, the program expanded to global locations including Mexico, Czech Republic, Germany and Slovakia. From 2006-2017 the program gave more than 5,000 youth worldwide the opportunity to perform more than 620,000 hours of service and education while gaining hands-on conservation experience. During the program, students developed leadership skills, a strong work ethic, and a personal sense of stewardship for the environment. Participants in the program completed projects that ranged from environmental education to conservation work in parks and natural areas.
STEM
STEM Leadership Program

Johnson Controls supports K-12 education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). STEM fields are the cornerstone of our business.  The program provides opportunities for experiential learning and mentorship to help develop the skills that will enable students to be successful in the future.