Program Areas and Grant Opportunities
The Aramark-Alliance partnership includes four key programs and grants.
A forum to enhance the operational and program excellence of community centers in the areas of health and wellness and employment through learning and grant opportunities. In 2013 and 2014, a total of $150,000 was distributed to eight Alliance member organizations to increase the scale of strong health and wellness programs. This exclusive grant opportunity is open to all Alliance member organizations.
Aramark Building Community Grants
These funds allow community centers and local Aramark employees to develop and collaborate on a yearlong activity plan within Aramark’s two major focus areas: Health and wellness and workforce readiness. Once the teams have established the goals for the year, community centers lead the process of submitting the grant applications and reporting on completed activities.
Aramark Building Community Day
This is a single day that unites thousands of Aramark employees globally volunteer together and celebrate their year-round commitment to inspire families to lead healthier lifestyles and help people succeed through education and employment.
Peter B. Goldberg Aramark Building Community Executive Leadership Award
Advances the role of community leadership in driving local impact by recognizing one outstanding executive leader every year with this annual award. The award winner is recognized at national and regional events, and receives a $40,000 grant for his or her community center. This exclusive grant opportunity is open to all Alliance members.