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Our employees don’t simply strive to improve their professional skills, but to contribute in lasting and meaningful ways to the success of their communities.

Our aim is to grow as a company – together with our employees, our customers and our business partners – in a way that benefits and strengthens our community.

Featured Campaigns

  • Alliance for Nonprofit Management

    The Alliance is the national voice and catalyst for the field of capacity building. They improve the effectiveness of individuals, groups and organizations helping nonprofits and communities achieve positive social change. Tom Raffa incubated the Alliance, serving as a board member and housing the organization at Raffa's office for years.​​​

  • Alpha Kappa Psi

    Raffa hosted nearly 40 students from the University of Toledo's business fraternity in October 2011. The students gained a better understanding of the role they can play in philanthropy as they enter the corporate workforce.​

    In 2012, this same group of college students will collaborate with Raffa to provide a day of service to Eastern High School in Washington, DC, the  inaugural project of Companies for Causes.

  • Catalogue for Philanthropy

    Raffa provides office space for the Catalogue for Philanthropy and supports the organization through pro bono financial workshops for applicants. Tom Raffa also serves on the board. The Catalogue is a resource for the Washington, D.C. philanthropic community. Experts review the financials and management of more than 200 community-based nonprofits every year to deliver the Catalogue of organizations deserving of support.

  • Compass Partners

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    housed at raffa, compass partners​ provides resources, training and a vibrant support network to students with innovative ideas to change the world through business. compass partners' compass fellowship program is a one-year program that identifies the most passionate first-year undergraduates at schools around the country, inspires them to start a social venture, and empowers them to solve the world's greatest problems with socially-conscious business.

  • Year Up

    Year Up seeks to close the Opportunity Divide by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education. Raffa supports the mission of Year Up and is proud to serve as a mentor in their program.