Grant questions answered

Can HP provide technology for a local nonprofit or school in need?

Due to the hundreds of requests we receive each year it is impossible to fulfill every inquiry. That is why our grants are strategically chosen to align with annually developed Living Progress initiatives. We do not accept unsolicited requests from educational institutions, not-for-profit organizations or individuals.

Can I get an HP equipment donation (laptop, printer, etc.)?

HP assists hundreds of organizations annually with contributions of equipment, cash and volunteers. However, because our support is limited to grants that align with annually developed Living Progress initiatives, we do not take unsolicited requests from educational institutions, not-for-profit organizations or individuals.

You may want to seek support through a charitable, not-for-profit organization in your community. For a listing of these organizations operating in your region, we suggest you contact the local United Way or a local community charitable foundation office.

Does HP provide laptops for college?

HP assists hundreds of organizations annually with contributions of equipment, cash and volunteers. Because our support is limited to grants that align with annually developed initiatives, we are unable to assist individuals through financial contributions, scholarships, computer donations, discounts or loans.

You may want to seek support through a charitable, not-for-profit organization in your community. For a listing of these organizations operating in your region, we suggest you contact the local United Way or a local community charitable foundation office.

Can HP sponsor my conference/fundraiser/sports event?

Due to the hundreds of requests we receive every year it is impossible to fulfill every inquiry. That is why our sponsorships are strategically chosen to align with annually developed Living Progress initiatives. We do not accept unsolicited requests from educational institutions, not-for-profit organizations or individuals.

Can HP provide funding for a local nonprofit or school in need?

Due to the hundreds of requests we receive every year it is impossible to fulfill every inquiry. That is why our grants are strategically chosen to align with annually developed Living Progress initiatives. We do not accept unsolicited requests from educational institutions, not-for-profit organizations or individuals.

Can I get a personal grant from HP to start my business/fund my technology idea?

While we applaud the innovation of entrepreneurs around the world, HP does not provide funding of this nature. As many countries provide funding support for entrepreneurs, you may want to visit your regional and federal government websites to find out about the resources that are available in your area.

Can HP provide volunteers for a nonprofit event?

HP is a passionate supporter and advocate of volunteerism. We actively encourage our employees to volunteer in many ways – through pro bono, skills-based, and helping hands initiatives.

We currently work through YourCause, to provide volunteering opportunities to our employees around the world. To list a volunteering opportunity for your organization we encourage you to visit the YourCause website and register. They offer a wealth of resources to help connect our employees with the volunteer opportunities you need.

Does HP have a scholarship program?

Currently we do not offer scholarship programs of any sort.

How does the Hewlett-Packard Company Foundation work?

The Hewlett-Packard Company Foundation awards grants for immediate humanitarian relief for communities hit by disaster, matches employee giving, and supports significant education projects. It partners with non-governmental organizations around the world. The Hewlett-Packard Company Foundation coordinates efforts with HP Living Progress, which manages employee donations and product giving. The Foundation does not accept unsolicited grant requests.

Does HP Living Progress fund other areas besides Economic Progress, Human Progress, and Environmental Progress?

We do not provide support in any other areas. In order to have the maximum impact we have decided to focus our effort on these three strategic areas.

How can I find out about job opportunities within HP Living Progress?

To find out more about HP and to explore your career options, please visit the Jobs at HP website. You will find any opportunities that arise within HP Living Progress, posted there.