Having a face in the community is a vital part of our history and organizational culture.
The Talbots Charitable Foundation, Inc.
The Talbots Charitable Foundation is pleased to present two scholarship programs for the 2014 academic year, including a program for women looking to return to college later in life and an internal program for the children of Talbots associates.
- Talbots Women’s Scholarship Program
This program is for women seeking a college degree later in life. It includes one (1) $30,000 Nancy Talbot Scholarship Award, which is named in memory of the founder of Talbots, and thirty (30) $5,000 awards. Applications and eligibility criteria are available online at https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/talbotswomen starting November 20, 2013 through January 20, 2014. Only the first 5,000 eligible applications will be processed.
- Talbots Associate Award of Excellence
This program is for the children of Talbots associates. It includes one (1) $5,000 award and five (5) $3,000 awards. Applications and eligibility criteria are available online at https://scholarshipamerica.org/taae starting November 20, 2013 through January 20, 2014.
Talbots gives back in a variety of ways and promotes opportunities for associates to give back too. As one example, in 2012, the company coordinated volunteer days for associates to sort and process samples at its Distribution Center in Lakeville, Mass. Through this initiative, Talbots donated more than 15,000 merchandise samples to various Dress for Success chapters throughout the U.S. and Good 360, a non-profit leader in product philanthropy. Additionally, Talbots associates have raised over $175,000 for the American Red Cross for disaster relief through sample sale events in 2012 and 2013, the remaining samples were donated to Dress for Success, Good 360 and local community-based organizations.
In Hingham, the company organizes giving campaigns, silent auctions, bake sales and tag sales for local charities. As part of its annual holiday giving campaign, the company collects gifts for teens with behavioral issues, food and supplies for crisis centers, pet food for an animal shelter, winter coats for kids and more..
The company also makes in-kind donations of merchandise and gift cards to help nonprofit organizations raise money through silent auctions, raffles and other fundraising efforts. Please click the below link for details on submitting donation requests for merchandise and/or gift cards from Talbots.
Non-Cash Donations and In-Kind Giving