Delta To Contribute 1% Of Net Income To Charity

In light of DL’s very successful 2015 results, Ed Bastian, President of Delta Air Lines has advised its employees and customers that, “... the communities we call home should share in this success. That's why, beginning this year, Delta will contribute 1% of its net income from the previous year to key charitable organizations. This commitment will be fulfilled through cash contributions and in-kind travel, as well as grants from The Delta Air Lines Foundation.”

In 2016, Delta is projected to give $37 million to charitable organizations worldwide focusing on:

  • Supporting Education
  • Promoting Arts and Culture
  • Improving Global Wellness
  • Advancing Global Diversity
  • Saluting Armed Service Members and Veterans
  • Sustaining the Environment

In addition, eff. 01JUL16 the Delta Air Lines Foundation will match employee and retiree donations on a 1-for-1 basis up to a $5 million cap annually targeting accredited non-profit educational institutions, pre-K through post-graduate. 

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