Strengthening Local Communities
Global change begins locally, which is why Delta gives back through local partnerships in communities across the U.S. and the world each year. In 2022, we:
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Committed to numerous high-impact education programs ranging from early learning to higher education, like The Delta Air Lines Foundation’s $2 million grant renewal for Adams-Young Academy at Cornerstone Schools, a $2 million grant for Spelman College’s Center for Innovation & the Arts and a $1 million grant for Agnes Scott College’s Global Journeys program
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Committed $5 million over five years to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s downtown hospital, Hughes Spalding, where they have strategically placed specific programs to address the clinical needs of kids in underserved areas, including clinics and programs for sickle cell disease, asthma, diabetes, family support and behavioral and mental health
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Celebrated diversity in the U.S. and the world, including partnering with Pride organizations across the globe on parades and celebrations year-round
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Helped revitalize historically underserved neighborhoods, including committing to a $5.5 million grant over five years from The Delta Air Lines Foundation to the Westside Future Fund with final payment to occur in 2023. The grant will fund its “Home on the Westside” program, which helps Atlanta residents of Vine City, English Avenue, Ashview Heights and Atlanta University Center continue to live and thrive in these neighborhoods experiencing gentrification.