American Express Foundation main objective is to develop a philanthropic program.
Cultural heritage : Protects the natural and built environment, and supports arts and culture as representative of national, regional and local cultures.
Economic independence : Targets initiatives that encourage financial stability and self-reliance.
Community service : Encourages assistance, volunteer services.
Minorities activities : Promotes cultural diversity and cross-cultural communication through: *bringing visual and performing arts projects to large audiences
*increasing accessibility to the arts and helping organisations develop new audiences
*providing arts education for young people
*preserving historic and cultural assets, natural sites and parks
*encouraging innovative collaborations
Type of support:
Employee volunteering/technical assistance
To apply for funding, prepare a hard copy proposal in the form of a letter, no more than two to three pages in length.
Languages Accepted: English.
Address : 3 World Financial Center
200 Vesey Street
New York, NY 10285-4804
Site web : www.americanexpress.com/corp/philanthropy
Contact : Cornelia W. Higginson, Vice-President