• CIT Social Responsibility

    Grants for Nonprofits

    CIT has a longstanding commitment to responsible corporate citizenship, exemplified by our support of a range of diverse nonprofit organizations. We are setting standards for business practices and corporate values that exceed industry averages. This commitment is the basis of our relationship with employees, customers and the communities in which we all live and work. Corporate giving to non-profits is a fundamental part of the way CIT does business around the world.

    Read our FAQs to find answers to your most common corporate grant questions.

  • Submitting a Funding Proposal

    CIT supports 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations in the U.S. and charitable organizations registered through the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) in Canada only. All proposals should include the following information:

    • Copy of 501(c)(3) or Charitable Registration Number
    • Amount of funding requested
    • Description of organization and programs
    • List of Board of Directors
    • History of past CIT support or CIT relationships

    All grants are considered on a year-to-year basis. Support of an organization in one year does not guarantee repeat support for future years.

    CIT does not support:

    • Individuals
    • Religious establishments
    • Political or legislative organizations campaigns or candidates
    • Memberships or dues for veteran, fraternal, conference or sports organizations

    For more information or to submit a funding proposal, contact us.