- Funding. In 2006, AT&T contributed more than $101 million through corporate-, employee- and AT&T Foundation-giving programs.
- The Gift of Time. Through the AT&T Pioneers program, nearly 350,000 employees and retirees donated time to community projects in 2006.
- Support for Our Military. For more than 85 years, AT&T has supported the U.S. armed forces through hiring practices, charitable contributions and sponsorships.
- Commitment to Workforce and Supplier Diversity. In 2006, we announced a $250 million increase in planned spending with minority-, women- and disabled veteran-owned business enterprises in our supply chain.
Over the past five years, the AT&T Foundation — among the top-10 most generous corporate foundations in the country — has provided nearly $278 million in grant funds to support nonprofit organizations that strengthen communities.
AT&T AccessAll is a $100 million initiative to deliver technology access to low-income families and underserved communities in the United States. One important initiative is a collaboration with One Economy Corporation and Habitat for Humanity affiliates and other low-income housing providers to deliver technology packages, including Internet access, to 50,000 families.
We realize that we can make a difference by investing time as well as money. We reinforce our monetary contributions through the volunteer efforts of AT&T Pioneers who devoted 14.3 million hours of their time to community projects in 2006. Pioneers' community projects support education, social needs and the environment.