Caesars Foundation gives $3.3 million to nonprofits

Caesars Foundation

Boys & Girls Club of America, Meals on Wheels America and Clean the World Foundation are among the organizations receiving a share of $3.3 million from the Caesars Foundation.

The Caesars Entertainment family of companies has included Bettendorf’s Isle of Capri Casino Hotel since July 2020. The national and local non-profit organizations are receiving the grants through the company’s corporate giving platform, Caesars Foundation.

This year’s recipients include a first-ever partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of America and a donation to Meals on Wheels for the 20th consecutive year, according to a news release from the foundation. The foundation also donated to long-time partners Clean the World Foundation, International Center for Responsible Gaming, National Park Trust and others. 

Other national organizations receiving funds include: 

  • Public Education Foundation 
  • Second Wind Dreams 
  • Women’s Business Enterprise National Council 

“At Caesars Entertainment, we’re focused on giving back to the communities where our guests and team members live, work and play,” said Heather Rapp, senior vice president of corporate social responsibility. “These funds will provide critical support for communities and programs in need across the U.S.” 

Caesars Entertainment’s core values include nonprofits focusing on responsible gaming, sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion, the company said.

Its corporate giving arm is a private foundation funded by resorts owned or operated by Caesars Entertainment and is the entity through which Caesars funds non-profit programs, the foundation said. It is dedicated to supporting the communities in which Caesars Entertainment operates with an ongoing commitment to economic development while improving the quality of life of team members and their families, the community, and society. 

For more about Caesars Entertainment’s corporate social responsibility, visit www.caesars.com/corporate

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