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Epson's Focused Giving Program

Epson's Focused Giving Program is designed to reinforce the company's commitment to good corporate citizenship by responding to the communities in which it operates by funding noteworthy programs that benefit large and culturally diverse populations. Priority consideration is given to Long Beach and the greater Los Angeles areas of California, Indianapolis, San Francisco, Chicago, Miami, New York City and Washington, D.C.

Areas of Giving

Organizations that submit proposals must be well‑established, well‑managed and financially sound. Epson's primary areas of focus are education, digital arts and environmental stewardship.

Priority will be given to arts organizations, educational institutions, libraries, museums and like facilities that seek to improve society through programming that is appropriate, relevant and valuable to K‑12 youth and:

  • Provides supplementary academic and/or arts‑based enrichment experiences to develop and/or enhance skills and proficiency in leadership and/or creativity and/or the use of digital imaging technologies such as scanning, digital photography and/or digital printing
  • Enhances existing educational opportunities through complementary curricula to advance literacy, academic achievement and/or technology expertise
  • Offers opportunities for intellectual and artistic enrichment to broad and diverse segments of society through cultural activities, programs and/or services

General Exclusions

Please note, Epson does not contribute to:

  • Sectarian‑based institutions, organizations and/or programs
  • Fraternal, political, labor or social organizations and/or programs
  • Government agencies
  • Foreign‑based institutions or organizations
  • Correctional facilities, inmates and related programs
  • Individuals

Products Available for Donation

As a leading supplier of award‑winning digital imaging equipment, Epson is able to consider requests for the following products:

  • Epson Consumer Inkjet Printers and Scanners
  • Epson Business Inkjet Printers and Scanners
  • Epson Pro Photo and Pro Imaging Printers
  • Epson Business Projectors
  • Epson Home Theater Projectors

Procedures to Apply

Donation and/or sponsorship requests must be typewritten on the requesting organization‑s letterhead and submitted by mail to the applicable contact below:

Tanya Williams
Community Relations
Epson America, Inc.
3840 Kilroy Airport Way
Long Beach, CA 90806

Organizations may submit only one proposal in a 12‑month time period; proposals received by Epson via email will not be considered.

Proposal Evaluation and Response Process

Each organization's charter, target market, programs and financial standing are carefully screened and assessed over a period of up to approximately 60 days. If your proposal is declined, a letter will be mailed to the applicant organization; if a proposal has been granted, entirely or partially, the applicant organization will be contacted by phone or email with the particulars. Each proposal packet must include the organization's:

  • Description, charter or mission statement
  • Copy of a current Statement of Activities
  • 501(c)3 tax‑exempt status documentation
  • List of Board members including a notation of either salary or volunteer status
  • Examples of collaborative efforts with other groups
  • Target population including size and demographics
  • Explanation of how its constituency will benefit from the donation
  • Specific donation request including product model name(s) and number of unit(s) and/or amount of cash required
  • Shipping address (No Post Office Boxes please), contact name, email address and telephone number
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