Our Citizenship Efforts
Our Citizenship program provides a forum for employees to make a positive impact in their communities through a variety of initiatives and engagement activities. Our global head of Citizenship leads this effort, and more than 30 employees serve in leadership roles on the Citizenship Steering Committee and Citizenship Advisory Council. An additional 40+ employees serve on local office committees to activate Citizenship around the globe.
Since its launch, Citizenship has curated a diverse portfolio of opportunities for Apollo employees to get involved through volunteerism, philanthropy, and special initiatives. Citizenship offers ways for employees to develop their leadership skills and make a positive impact on our firm’s culture and communities.
Each year, every full-time employee has a $2,500 (or local equivalent) Citizenship Grant which matches their gifts of money (1:1) or time ($25 for every volunteer hour) to eligible non-profit organizations. Apollo is proud to support and amplify the wide range of interests among our team.
Citizenship’s inaugural core initiative, The Apollo Community Impact Accelerator (“ACIA”), seeks to expand opportunities by partnering with Fellows from Echoing Green, a social entrepreneurship ecosystem. Through ACIA, Apollo Citizenship will provide funding and strategic advice to five social enterprises, harnessing the collective resources and expertise from across the firm. The ACIA applicants were reviewed by Apollo employees, who also serve on advisory teams for each organization.