Battelle is a nonprofit charitable trust that operates PNNL for the Department of Energy. Giving back to the communities where Battelle employees live and work is in the company’s culture. Whether it’s through charitable giving—both from employees and Battelle corporate dollars—or the numerous hours volunteered, Battelle is making a difference.
Since 1965, Battelle has invested nearly $30 million in our community, including $12 million in philanthropic giving to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in the Pacific Northwest. Annually, Battelle invests more than $500,000 to the community, with more than 50 percent going toward the advancement of STEM Education. We also invest in the arts and culture, as well as health and human services programs that are important to our community.
Through volunteering, Battelle’s PNNL-based staff generously give hours of their own time to share science, talent, and goodwill. In fact, they typically volunteer more than 42,000 hours to over 50 local organizations annually. They also contribute monetarily to support causes that have an impact on their neighborhoods, cities, and regions.