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Consolidated Communications Foundation Awards $170,000 in Grants in Greater Sacramento

More than 100 local non-profits benefit from employee generosity                                                                                                       

March 12, 2018 – The California chapter of the Consolidated Communications Foundation is pleased to announce it disbursed over $170,000 in grants, sponsorships and charitable gifts to more than 100 non-profit organizations in the greater Sacramento area.

These contributions were made possible by the generosity of Consolidated Communications employees who give to the Consolidated Communications Foundation in support of causes and agencies they deeply care about. Doubling the impact of employee contributions, Consolidated Communications has matched employee donations.

“Giving back to the communities Consolidated serves has always been a core value of the company and our employees,” said Joseph Glenn, senior director of consumer sales and California foundation president at Consolidated Communications “I am proud of our employees’ generosity and the company’s commitment to enhancing the health and vibrancy of our local community.” 

Since its inception in 1992, the California chapter of the Consolidated Communications Foundation has given more than $5 million to non-profit organizations in the region. The Foundation’s giving focuses on addressing vital community needs, in keeping with employees’ philanthropic passions.

In 2017, the Foundation provided:

  • $25,000 for children and family services, including Sierra Forever Families, Supporting the Taylor House and the Placer Care Coalition.
  • $31,000 for physical and mental health services, including Community Recovery Resources, Placer Breast Cancer Foundation and Lighthouse Counseling and Family Resource Center.
  • $25,000 for organizations addressing hunger and homelessness, including St. John’s Shelter, Women’s Empowerment and the River City Food Bank.

Consolidated Communications Foundation grants are awarded on an annual basis through a grant application process. More information about the foundation is available at

About Consolidated Communications Foundation

The Consolidated Communications Foundation was formed in 1992 and is funded through the generosity of current and retired employees through voluntary payroll contributions that are matched by the Company, with all funds staying local. Over the years, the Consolidated Communications Foundation has given more than $5 million to non-profit organizations benefiting communities in the company’s service area. The Consolidated Communications Foundation is proud to support charitable organizations and initiatives that make the community a more vibrant place to live and work.   

About Consolidated Communications

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL) is a leading broadband and business communications provider serving consumers, businesses of all sizes, and wireless companies and carriers, across a 24-state service area. Leveraging its advanced fiber optic network spanning more than 36,000 fiber route miles, Consolidated Communications offers a wide range of communications solutions, including: Internet, data, phone, security, managed services, cloud services and wholesale, carrier solutions. Headquartered in Mattoon, Ill., Consolidated Communications has been providing services in many of its markets for more than a century.

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Nicole Elton, Consolidated Communications


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