Funding progress through the Mizuho USA Foundation
Mizuho USA Foundation focuses its grants on innovative programs by nonprofits helping entrepreneurs and small businesses to stabilize and grow, and un-/underemployed New Yorkers to obtain competitive wage employment through training and placement.
amount of grants given since inception
Mizuho Supplier Diversity Program
We are proud that our efforts to make Mizuho a diverse and inclusive employer are being recognized as areas of excellence. This extends to our supplier relationships where we invite partnerships that promote value, diversity, economic and social growth, and the success of small businesses in our local communities.
Taking the time
Our ongoing volunteer programs respond to local needs in the Americas and help employees make a difference through skills-based and hands-on activities like reading with youth, job skills and financial literacy training, renovating community facilities, food distribution and donation drives.
volunteers worldwide in 2,011
Mizuho Volunteer Day projects since 2006
NYC Mayoral Service Recognition Program honoree for demonstrating a remarkable commitment to employee volunteer engagement
Take a look at some highlights from the past year
During 2021, employees gave back to their local communities through a wide range of in-person and virtual activities as part of global Mizuho Volunteer Day – making charcoal soap for California wildfire fighters, assembling water filters for families in Haiti, packing food for hunger relief, and holding donation drives for people in need.
Volunteers support workforce development organizations by conducting mock interviews and job readiness programs
Mizuho participated in the 2021 JP Morgan Corporate Challenge Virtual which supports local charities.
In 2021, Mizuho staff raised funds for Feeding America and donated food to local and regional hunger relief programs in response to food insecurity across the U.S.
Mizuho received the 2020 ABA Community Commitment Award for Protecting Older Americans and was honored in 2021 by Encore Community Services for an initiative to support Encore’s outreach to homebound seniors.
Volunteers teach financial workshops year round in our communities, and pivoted during the pandemic to online training.
Mizuho staff around the region responded to support community members in need during the pandemic.