Equitable Excellence Scholarship®

Supports students from across the country who strive to be force for good in the communities and beyond.

Since 1859, our promise has been to help people pursue what’s possible. We do this in our business every day, and we work hard to build a better future for our communities too. For over 30 years, Equitable Foundation has contributed to the success and vitality of our communities through grants, partnerships, and volunteerism.

*The reference to 1859 Founding refers exclusively to Equitable Financial Life Insurance Company (NY, NY)

Making a difference

Equitable is proud to be a long-term contributor to the communities where we work and live by providing grants, partnerships and volunteerism through Equitable Foundation. Our commitment to strengthening our communities is an extension of our promise to be a trusted and valued partner to all we serve.

During 2022 Equitable Foundation provided the following IMPACT:

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In charitable grants to nonprofit organizations
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Donated to nonprofit organization and charitable causes through Equitable’s Matching Gifts program
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In academic scholarships, awarded to students across all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
Volunteer opportunities were facilitated which equates to nearly 5000 volunteer hours.
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Supported Donorschoose, which funded 79 projects to 72 teachers and approximately 2,370 students in 71 schools across the country.
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Equitable Excellence Scholarship®

Empowering students' future plans in two ways.

  • 100 $5,000 scholarships for up to 4 years
  • 100 one-time $2,500 scholarships for immediate costs associated with higher education such as tuition, books or room and board

   Award winners                 Learn more

How we impact

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Matching gifts
Through our Matching Gifts program, we double the impact of the charitable contributions made by our employees and financial professionals. In 2022, over $3.2 million was donated to nonprofit organization and charitable causes that our employees and financial professionals support. The programs are designed to help you magnify the impact of your own giving while leveraging your community activities and can be used to support branch-related community projects.
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Disaster relief
Equitable is proud to be an annual contributing member of the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program. Our annual support is an investment in disaster relief preparedness, ensuring the Red Cross can pre-position supplies, secure shelters, maintain vehicles and train volunteers nationwide, so they are always ready to respond when disaster strikes. In addition to our annual support of the Red Cross, employee and financial professionals’ personal donations to aid with disaster relief are also matched at a 1:1 allocation through Equitable Foundation’s Disaster Relief Matching Gifts Program.
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Equitable in Action
At Equitable we want to be seen as a Force for Good with the communities in which we live and work. This is not just about giving our time to a great cause. It’s about building up our surrounding communities and recognizing we're stronger together – as a team, as a company and as a community. Equitable Foundation awards grants to support our non-profit partner organizations where volunteer events take place. In addition, in employee sites across the organization, we give our people time off to volunteer in their communities and support these organizations. 

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Philanthropic partnerships

Equitable Foundation aligns with nonprofit partners with strong national presence and can activate with our people on a local level. Our partners amplify our commitment to racial equity and social justice, college access and career advancement, and empowering vibrant and healthy communities. National partners include (but not limited to):

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