Third Quarter Impact:

For the ​​​​third quarter of 201​7, FT Cares Foundation impacted ​26 organizations totaling $​​​​​​54,008.81.

Impact August 2017: Education & Child Development

​August 201​8 donations will be posted when available; below are the ​​August 2017Impact donations so you can see the organizations the Foundation has previously impacted. 

is an innovative organization that lets teachers around the nation post requests for donors to fund their classroom projects. The Foundation was pleased to grant $5,193.31 to complete projects around the country. To date, we have funded 117 Donor Choose projects impacting 11, 370 students around the country!

The Foundation was pleased to once again make a grant of $2500 to Chicago Voyagers in support of their mission to empower at-risk youth through outdoor experiential adventures.

City Year Chicago works to bridge the gap in high-poverty communities between the support that students actually need, and what their schools are designed and resourced to provide. To assist in their mission, the Foundation granted City Year $1000.


  • The Foundation was proud to support First Trust employees by donating $200 to Peter Leonteos in his Cystic Fibrosis Cycle for Life Ride.
  • To aid in the disaster relief caused by Hurricane Harvey, the Foundation granted funds to the following organizations”
  • The Foundation was pleased to donate $500 to Special Forces Charitable Trust to aid in their mission of bringing meaningful and sustainable support for the Special Forces Community and their families.
  •  In support of the Pan-Mass Challenge benefitting the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, the Foundation was honored to donate $1022.50 to participating riders in the race.
  • $500 was donated to The Grabowski Scramble event which raises funds for, and awareness of, the American Brain Tumor Association.