Program to award $120,000 in grants to non-profits across the globe to further their mission and build strong and diverse communities
AUSTIN, Texas (July 17, 2023) Q2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: QTWO), a leading provider of digital transformation solutions for banking and lending, today announced its second Q2 Philanthropy Fund grant application cycle, which will award $120,000 in grants to non-profits across the globe to further its mission of building strong and diverse communities. The initiative is led in partnership with Austin Community Foundation (ACF), a grantmaking public charity, to make it easier and more accessible for non-profit organizations to apply for grants from Q2.
“We are excited to kick off the second grant cycle of the Q2 Philanthropy Fund and look forward to helping non-profits around the globe increase their positive impact and further their mission,” said Kim Rutledge, Chief People Officer, Q2. “Our goal is to ignite a community of philanthropists and empower our people to help build strong and diverse communities. To this end, the grant recipients are selected by a committee of Q2 employees from across our organization and geographies.”
ACF is a grantmaking public charity dedicated to improving people's lives in a specific region and beyond. ACF helps support Q2’s process of managing grant requests to ensure greater access to grant funding through a transparent, rigorous, and equitable process. They also serve as a connector across a robust network of philanthropic organizations, community leaders, and fellow philanthropists, allowing Q2’s efforts to benefit more people and communities.
Non-profits are encouraged to apply for a grant through the Q2 Philanthropy Fund. The deadline to apply is August 4, 2023. To be considered eligible, an organization must: have tax-exempt status under Sections 501(c)(3) or 170(b)(1)(a)(vi) of the Internal Revenue Code and units of government or have a 501(c)(3) Fiscal Sponsor. For those non-profits outside of the U.S., ACF partners with a third-party organization to validate the charitable status of the guarantee.
To learn more about grant application requirements and apply for a grant, please visit: https://www.q2.com/q2-philanthopy-fund
In 2021, Q2 launched Q2 Spark, its corporate social responsibility program dedicated to igniting a community of philanthropists within Q2 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% increase from 2021. The Q2 Philanthropy Fund is a part of Q2 Spark.
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.
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