Positive Impact

In partnership with donors of all means, Parasol has granted over $40 million to charitable causes since it was founded in 1996.

Last year alone, Parasol and its donors awarded nearly $6.5 million in grants to 195 charitable organizations in support of:

  • Community Support:  Collaborative leadership, civic initiatives and faith-based causes (36%)
  • Arts & Culture:  Arts education, historical preservation and a rich cultural experience (21%)
  • Education:  Quality educational and training opportunities for children, youth and adults (21%)
  • Social Services:  Resources for those in need as they move from temporary solutions to sustainable ones (13%)
  • Environment:  Environmental sustainability & education, recreation, ecosystems, and wildlife (9%)