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Bank of America
Campbell Soup Company
Office Depot Foundation
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
Altria Group, Inc.
Booz Allen Hamilton
Estee Lauder Inc.
Kraft Foods Company
Merck & Co., Inc.
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
In partnership with the Public Broadcasting Service, the National program hosts regional forums throughout the United States aimed to bring business, association, local government, and community leaders to the table to discuss priorities, challenges, and opportunities to help sustain competitiveness and long-term development in communities for years to come.
These forums provide an opportunity for businesses and community leaders to hear about the issues affecting their community and formulate an action-oriented agenda on how to tackle the issues in order sustain healthy and productive communities. Issues range from energy and environment and economic development, to health and wellness and education.
Department of Housing and Urban Development
BCLC partners HUD's Office for International and Philanthropic Innovation (IPI) in order to advance the field of community development by leveraging mutually beneficial information, resources, and activities.
Activities as a result of the partnership include:
- Convening mutual philanthropic stakeholders at regular intervals
- Establishing a method to simplify and streamline the process through which philanthropic partners in the private sector engage with HUD programs and policies
- Developing a platform for BCLC and HUD’s philanthropic and community experts to leverage ideas, lessons, and relationships in a manner that improves overall business participation in U.S. community development