1000 East Drake Street | Fort Collins | www.woodward.com
Member since December 2012
By the Numbers:
Total number of employees: 9500
What is your company's mission?
Woodward enhances global quality of life and sustainability by optimizing energy use through improved efficiency and lower emissions.
What is your company's community mission?
Believing that Woodward does more than provide jobs in the communities in which we operate, the Colorado Community Outreach committee seeks to cultivate a spirit of volunteerism by encouraging members to be involved in their communities. Besides donating time and manpower, the Community Outreach Committee, through Woodward’s Charitable Trust allocations, is committed to making impactful monetary contributions to serve the needs of the Northern Colorado community.
Tell us about your company's Employee Volunteer Program.
We foster an environment within Woodward that encourages all members to support their community by volunteering their individual time and talents and allows them to offer or choose the opportunities they wish to participate in.
We build on Woodward’s charitable presence in the community by sponsoring and organizing team events for our membership to act on their passion for volunteerism.
Why does your company volunteer?
Woodward does more than provide jobs in the communities in which we operate. We are deeply committed to supporting programs and organizations that ensure our communities are desirable places to live and work. We cultivate a spirit of volunteerism by encouraging members to be involved in their communities.
What was your biggest volunteer accomplishment in 2018?
Make A Difference Day Project - Fort Collins Natural Area - Homestead area- painted trees so the beavers do not munch on them - 15 volunteers.
Wheredid you help in 2018?
In addition to the annual corporate pledge to the United Way, The Woodward Charitable Trust awarded $86,000 in grants to 28 non-profits in Northern Colorado. Grants of $100,000 and $50,000 were also awarded by the Trust’s “Specials Committee” to Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity and The Food Bank for Larimer County, respectively.
For the 19th year, Woodward participated in the Annual Corporate Food Fight for The Food Bank for Larimer County and raised $17,236.84 and 130 pounds of food.
Annual United Way Pledge Drive generated over $143,000.