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Inclusive Impact

We work to create stronger, more equitable communities by supporting organizations working to end racism, discrimination and bias.

Program Focus Areas

Since launching the fund in the summer of 2020, we’ve contributed more than $1 million to programs focused on systemic and policy change, training, economic justice and civic engagement.


We are focused on the categories below.


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Requests are considered throughout the year and are reviewed by our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) representatives in our local areas. Prior to applying, please contact Your interest will be routed to the CSR representative for your area, if applicable.


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Policy Change

Support action-oriented programs that champion solutions that work to permanently reverse or eradicate discriminatory or bias-led systems and policies.
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Provide training aimed to help individuals and organizations understand racial and social injustice, build empathy toward traditionally marginalized groups and communities, and create more equitable organizations and systems.
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Economic Justice

Work with marginalized communities to promote financial inclusion and prevent exploitation due to economic status.
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Civic Engagement

Engage in programs that provide a voice to marginalized individuals or groups so that they may address issues or concerns regarding their community.

Requests for Contributions

Requests are considered throughout the year and are reviewed by our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) representatives in our local areas.

Please contact the CSR representative in your community before completing an application:

Cary Olson Cartwright

Baton Rouge, Lousiana:
Jacquelyn Webb

Chattanooga, Tennessee:
Rachel Hargis
Columbia, South Carolina:
Alana Stroker

Portland, Maine:
Kelly Thayer

Field Offices:
Alana Stroker

Charitable Giving Guidelines
Unum does not fund:
  • Organizations that have a written policy of discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military or protected veteran status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression
  • Religious or anti-religious organizations & activities
  • Institutions or organizations that promote violence or discrimination
  • Political institutions or campaigns
  • Capital or endowment campaigns that don't align with our program objectives
  • For-profit businesses
  • College or university associations, alumni dues or alumni activities
  • Extracurricular activities (Little League, sport teams, etc.)
  • Direct services to individuals or families
  • Rotaries, social clubs and social club foundations (Sororities, Fraternities, etc.)