Chase Community Giving Kicks Off Voting for 2012 Program
196 Charities Will Receive a Share in $5 Million in Grants
- $250,000 to the charity receiving the most votes;
- $100,000 to each of the next ten runner-up charities;
- $50,000 to each of the next thirty-five runner-up charities;
- $20,000 to each of the next fifty runner-up charities;
- $10,000 to each of the next one hundred runner-up charities;
Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.3 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. Chase serves more than 50 million consumers and small businesses through more than 5,500 bank branches, 17,500 ATMs, credit cards, mortgage offices, and online and mobile banking as well as through relationships with auto dealerships. More information about Chase is available at www.chase.com.
Chase Community Giving was introduced in 2009 as a new way forward for giving. It's a program that lets fans of Chase Community Giving, and now Chase customers, vote to help determine where Chase donates millions of dollars. Since the program's inception, nearly 3.5 million Facebook users have "liked" Chase Community Giving. In total, millions of people have helped Chase donate over $20 million to over 500 charities in 41 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico. Chase Community Giving is part of JPMorgan Chase's annual giving, which totaled more than $200 million last year.