Company Statement: Read here
Statement Date: 05/30/20
Commitment Made: General Support
Amount Committed: $1,200,000
On June 30, 2020, Zoom announced that it had committed to a 5-year strategic partnership with Claflin University, a historically Black university. The partnership included paid internships, scholarships, curricula partnerships, the addition of Zoom’s COO Aparna Bawa to Claflin’s board of trustees, faculty and student advice, career support/engagement for alumni, and financial support to Claflin’s general operating plans. Zoom’s financial commitment to Claflin totaled $1,200,000.
On Oct 14, 2020, Zoom announced a new philanthropy arm of their org, Zoom Cares, which has donated to, among others, racial justice organizations, but the Zoom Cares page has returned a 404 since at least December 2020.