Community Service Initiatives
US Chamber of Commerce Foundation Citizens Awards
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation named Semper Capital “Best Corporate Steward, Small and Middle-Market Business” in the 2018 Corporate
Citizenship Awards for a firm-wide philanthropic focus on affordable housing and the transition from military to civilian life. “Semper Capital Management is making a significant impact in communities, from giving families the opportunity to become first-time homeowners to ensuring children from military families have a college education,” said Marc DeCourcey, Senior Vice President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. “Corporate stewardship is woven into the fabric of Semper, and it is an honor to share this company’s story.”
Habitat for Humanity NYC
Semper Capital partners with Habitat for Humanity NYC participating in day-long initiatives to provide affordable, high-quality homes to first-time homebuyers throughout the five boroughs of New York City. Projects range from rehabilitation of dilapidated homes to critical home repair, and this year, partnering on construction of a four-story, multi-family building, comprised of 15 two-bedroom apartments.
The Heroes Journey: Find Your Voice, Tell Your Story
The Heroes Journey is reconnecting warriors and civilians at a community level for a better America. With a passion for storytelling, this grass-roots initiative works directly with veterans and their families to find their voice, and then tell their own hero’s journey. For our transitioning warriors to live the life of prosperity that they deserve, they must rediscover their voice and tell their story.
Stay in Step Spinal Cord Injury Recovery Center
This non-profit recovery center is designed to provide state-of-the-art recovery treatment to SCI patients in the Tampa and surrounding community area. Open to both military and civilian SCI patients, the Center takes a proactive approach to rehabilitation combined with real-time global collaboration with other SCI subject matter experts and patients, making Stay in Step a unique and unprecedented center offering SCI patients in the Tampa area a pathway by which to start their journey toward recovery.
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
Established in 1962, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is the Nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships for military children. Since its inception, the Scholarship Foundation has provided over 40,000 scholarships valued at nearly $125 million to the children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen. With the establishment of the Semper Capital Management Scholarship, the program will award scholarships to 10 at-need children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen over the year.
Hiring Our Heroes
Hiring Our Heroes, a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, was launched in March 2011 as a nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities. As a “Friend of HOH”, Semper provides ongoing support and participates in HOH’s transition summits held nationwide.
Inclusion of community partner organizations does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation. Semper often provides monetary contributions to such organizations in addition to volunteer time.
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