Corporate Philanthropy

Corporate Philanthropy

MIDC is an integral participant in the welfare of the communities where we do business. Our employees, across the United States, the Caribbean, and around the globe, are an extension of our commitment to economic development, education and the environment.

Whether we’re cleaning up and re purposing old industrial sites, creating and preserving wildlife habitat, campaigning for community organizations or supporting education, we continually seek new ways to invest our time and resources into our communities. It’s how we do business, and it's our way of keeping our promise to support a better tomorrow.

Since 1998, we have extended our corporate donations and community support with sustainable renewable energy, Carbon Offsets, clean water, and education with the below example efforts.

Project Haiti - 2010 to Date

The earthquake that destroyed much of Port-au-Prince, Haiti in January 2010 was a rallying point for humanitarian aid. MIDC and Embry-Riddle engineering students have established a program to help in a hands-on, tangible way. The desperate need for basic necessities like food, water, and shelter motivated us to respond with a strong desire to help ... [ more ]

CT Quest for Peace

CT Quest for Peace, a non-profit organization that provides humanitarian aid to the poor of Nicaragua through a variety of educational, healthcare, arts and micro-finance initiatives ... [ more ]

UNDP-GEF -The Small Grants Program

UNDP-GEF -The Small Grants Program, a Global Environment Facility corporate program on behalf of the three GEF implementing agencies - UNEP, UNDP and the World Bank - and executed by the United Nations Office for Project Services.  The SGP was established to achieve global environmental benefits at the community level. The overall goal is to achieve environmental sustainability, alleviate poverty and build capacity at the community level. MIDC supported, in memorial, the Million Hour Tree Planting in Dominica, West Indies...more ]

Alliance for Climate Education, ACE

Alliance for Climate Education, ACE is a national organization that delivers an innovative award-winning multimedia assembly on climate science and sustainability solutions to teens across the U.S. Since 2009, ACE has educated more than 1.2 million high school youth across the U.S. with its programs...more ]


Greenfaith, is an interfaith coalition for the environment that was founded in 1992.  We work with houses of worship, religious schools and people of all faiths to help them become better environmental stewards. Greenfaith addresses environmental issues holistically, and is committed to being a one-stop shop for the resources and tools religious institutions need to engage environmental issues and become religious-environmental leaders...more ]

Beacon Preservation

Beacon Preservation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of lighthouses and their environments for educational, cultural, recreational, and historical preservation purposes.  Its mission is to ensure that communities, civic organizations, and educational and research institutions are able to enjoy access to these important icons of nautical history... [ more ]

Greenlight Academy

Greenlight Academy (GLA) is one of many educational and cultural programs offered by Beacon Preservation, Inc. a nonprofit organization designed to promote environmental conservation, sustainable energy options, and "green collar" skills training through lighthouse preservation. Green Light Academy is made possible through a grant from the Connecticut State Department of Education, the 1772 Foundation, and the generous support of private donors. In 2009, the GLA opened to the public high school students from Bridgeport, New Haven, Norwalk, Stratford, and Oxford... [ more ]

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