Our Culture of Giving
Nurturing a culture of philanthropy and community involvement is one of the defining characteristics of our company.
West reviews grant requests from 501(c)3 organizations to support their charitable pursuits in the communities where our employees live and work. Click below to apply for a grant or sponsorship.
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During the past 12 years, West has focused its philanthropic efforts on charities that aid cancer research and care, STEM education, and children with special needs in the communities where our employees live and work. During this time, West employees have raised more than $3 million for a variety of charities located around the globe through West without Borders and other campaigns.
The Herman O. West Foundation Matching Gifts Program is designed to assist employees in supporting post-secondary educational institutions and non-profit organizations of their choice.
The Herman O. West Scholarship Program is open to high school seniors of West U.S. employees and provides tuition scholarships for up to four years of post-secondary schooling. One of the scholarships is made possible by a gift to the Foundation from Mr. William S. West’s family in memory of our former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.