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Business Wire 19-Sep-2023 10:00 AM
Q2 Philanthropy Fund awards $120,000 in grant funds to 18 non-profit organizations across the globe to further their missions
Q2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:QTWO), a leading provider of digital transformation solutions for banking and lending, today announced the recipients of the new Q2 Philanthropy Fund grant cycle. A total of $120,000 in grants has been awarded to 18 non-profits to further their missions, goals and initiatives across the globe, enabling the organizations to have even more significant impacts on the communities they serve.
In the spirit of Q2 Spark, Q2's corporate social responsibility program dedicated to igniting a community of philanthropists, a committee of Q2 employees was built to review nominations and select the grant recipients. The Q2 Philanthropy Fund, which began in 2022, makes it easier and more accessible for non-profit organizations to apply for grants from Q2. The initiative is led in partnership with Austin Community Foundation (ACF), a grantmaking public charity.
"The grant recipients selected this year are supporting critical initiatives for communities across the globe," said Kim Rutledge, chief people officer at Q2. "As part of Q2's mission to build strong and diverse communities by strengthening their financial institutions, we are honored to support these great organizations and help them further extend and deepen their community impact."
The grant recipients of this Q2 Philanthropy Fund grant cycle include the following non-profits:
Ann Richards School Foundation (Austin, TX)
Big Brothers Big Sisters Lincoln (Lincoln, NE)
Breakthrough Central Texas (Austin, TX)
Carrying Hope (Austin, TX)
Creative Action (Austin, TX)
Explore Austin (Austin, TX)
First In Families of North Carolina (Cary, NC)
Girls Code Lincoln (Lincoln, NE)
Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County (Austin, TX)
Holly's Heart (Austin, TX; Cary, NC; Charlotte, NC; Des Moines, IA; Lincoln, NE; Minneapolis, ME)
HopeSpoke (Lincoln, NE)
Miracle Foundation (Austin, TX)
National Angels (Austin, TX)
Out Youth Austin (Austin, TX)
PeopleFund (Austin, TX)
Sammy's House (Austin, TX)
Sri Sathya Sai Health and Education Trust (Bangalore, India)
Sunrise Homeless Navigation Center (Austin, TX)
"Now in its second year of grantmaking, Q2 continues to deliver on its objective to build strong and diverse communities through its corporate social responsibility program," said Mike Nellis, CEO, Austin Community Foundation. "Congratulations to the non-profits selected to receive funding from the Q2 Philanthropy Fund. All of these organizations are creating meaningful impact in the communities they serve."
Q2 Spark is Q2's corporate social responsibility program dedicated to igniting a community of philanthropists and serving local communities. In 2022 alone, Q2 employees volunteered more than 9,000 hours for 216 philanthropic organizations; combined with employee giving, Q2 contributed more than $1 million to philanthropic organizations worldwide, including 25 diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)-focused causes and organizations, representing a 79 percent increase from 2021. The Q2 Philanthropy Fund is a part of Q2 Spark.
To learn more about the Q2 Philanthropy Fund, please visit: https://www.q2.com/q2-philanthopy-fund
About Austin Community Foundation
For 45 years, Austin Community Foundation has brought together philanthropists, dollars and ideas to make Austin a better place for everyone. The Austin Community Foundation brings together the financial resources of individuals, families, and businesses to support local causes and address the needs in their communities.
About Q2 Holdings, Inc.
Q2 is a leading provider of digital banking and lending solutions to banks, credit unions, alternative finance companies, and fintechs in the U.S. and internationally. Q2's comprehensive solution set allows its customers to better onboard, grow and serve their consumer, small business and corporate clients. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Q2 has offices throughout the world and is publicly traded on the NYSE under the stock symbol QTWO. To learn more, please visit Q2.com. Follow us on LinkedIn and X to stay up-to-date.