As a responsible corporate citizen, BNY Mellon provides sponsorship dollars in support of organizations and activities that make our communities better places to live and work. The company sponsors nonprofit events that support the arts, cultural events, and educational, economic development and health and human services programs. Through these sponsorships, we share our energy, experience and ideas, in addition to providing financial support. The following describes a few recent sponsorships that foster growth and prosperity in our communities.
Founded in 1987, The Partnership is the expert on talent management solutions for professionals of color. As New England's premier resource dedicated to this work, it offers CEOs tailored solutions for their workplace; trains professionals to tap into their leadership potential; conducts innovative research into the latest trends and issues; and convenes thought leaders to identify best practices. We have supported the work of The Partnership since 1993 through a combination of grants, sponsorships and memberships. In addition, some 30 of our employees have participated in the Fellows and Associate Fellows Programs and two of our executives are on The Partnership's board of directors.
Supporting Performing Arts
We are a steadfast supporter of some of the most acclaimed musical institutions in the world.
In New York City we support the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the New York Philharmonic, two organizations that are internationally recognized for their dedication to artistic excellence. The performance spaces of these organizations are cultural and architectural landmarks that contribute to the vibrancy of the city.
In Pittsburgh, BNY Mellon is the name-in-title sponsor of BNY Mellon Grand Classics, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's classical season that consists of more than 50 concerts over a nine-month season. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has been a vital part of the City of Pittsburgh's cultural heritage for more than 100 years.
Through the BNY Mellon Jazz initiatives, we bring great American jazz experiences to life, celebrating its storied past, vibrant present and hopeful future. By partnering with nonprofit organizations primarily in the Pittsburgh region, BNY Mellon Jazz underwrites jazz concerts and concert series, educational initiatives and scholarships.
Community Servings is a not-for-profit food and nutrition program providing services throughout Massachusetts to individuals and families living with critical and chronic illnesses. They give clients, their dependent families, and caregivers appealing, nutritious meals, and send the message to those in greatest need that someone cares. Their goals are to help their clients maintain their health and dignity and preserve the integrity of their families through free, culturally appropriate, home-delivered meals, nutrition education, and other community programs. In addition to their meals program for the critically ill, Community Servings has a number of different programs, including; Nutrition Education and Counseling, a Weekly Farmers Market, Food-Service Job Training, and Volunteering.
We have supported the work of Community Servings since 2006 through a combination of grants, sponsorships, in-kind donations and employee involvement, including lead sponsorship of the annual fundraising event, LifeSavor.
Through a longstanding partnership dating back over 100 years, we have contributed both financial and fundraising assistance to The New York Public Library, as part of its ongoing commitment to serve the learning and research needs of the general public. Regarded as one of the great knowledge institutions of the world, the Library comprises simultaneously a set of scholarly research collections and a network of community libraries.
We support the Conservators Philanthropy Forum Series. Conversations on the Power of Giving was the first in a series of three annual forums on philanthropy in the 21st century, featuring Patty Stonesifer, Chief Executive Officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. A range of questions facing individual donors, foundations, churches, governments, universities, social programs and civil society for a new century are examined in this series.
Our continued support has ensured that the Library can continue granting unlimited access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources, which are critical public services to our community.