Our core mission recognizes the value to being a good corporate citizen and giving back to our communities and those in need.  We accomplish this in many ways, including our Charity program and our Volunteer Communities program. 

EMPSi Charity Fund:  EMPSi donates a percentage of our net profit to charities focusing on children, adult literacy, health, environment, the arts and animal welfare.   We use both the American Institute of Philanthropy (www.charitywatch.org) and Charity Navigator (www.charitynavigator.com) as guides in selecting charitable organizations.   Clients may nominate additional charities for consideration. 

EMPSi Volunteer Communities: Our employees are provided paid time off to volunteer on community projects.


Recipients (2010-2014)


Accion International Loans – ‘helping millions help themselves”

Acterra“action for a sustainable earth”

Africare – “aid to Africa”

AIDS/Lifecycle“end the pandemic and human suffering caused by AIDS”

Best Friends Animal Sanctuary“no more homeless pets”

Blue Sky Bridge“easing the journey for abused children”

Colorado Foundation for Water Educationeducation on water resources

Environmental Learning for Kids“put a little wildlife in a child’s life”

Heifer International“ending hunger, caring for the earth”

Hispanic Business College Fund“developing professionals, one degree at a time”

Kiva“loans that change lives”

Lyons Community Foundationserving the community of Lyons, Colorado

Our Center “making the basic difference”

Project Homeless Connect - "support and create lasting solutions for homeless"

Santa Fe Community Foundationliteracy program

School for Advanced Research“communication of knowledge about human culture”

Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization“vets helping vets”

Water Education Foundation“help resolve water resource problems through educational programs.”

Wild Care Bay Area“the voice for wildlife throughout the Bay Area and beyond”

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EMPSi Communities