Citizenship & Community Engagement
We harness our employees' collective passions to improve the communities in which we live and work.
SAIC's Citizenship & Community Engagement program builds upon the talent, creativity, and passion of our employees and their families, as we give back to our local communities. We build partnerships with nonprofit organizations that serve the missions, people, and causes that matter to our employees: Military & Veteran Resiliency, Lifelong STEM Learning, Community Wellbeing, and Environment & Sustainability.
SAIC is committed to ensuring our communities remain healthy and strong, through both good and challenging times. We partner with organizations such as Feeding America and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to help our communities when they need it the most.
As part of Hunger Action Month that occurs annually in September, SAIC locations across the country deck out in orange and participate in Feeding America's Give-A-Meal Team Challenge. Since 2013, SAIC has donated over 15 million meals in our quest to end hunger.
As part of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic, SAIC has reaffirmed our commitment by donating more than $500,000 to our hunger-relief partners and food banks across the country.
Each year, SAIC employees across the country fundraise, walk, and bring hope to the 1.3 million people in the U.S. who are living with or are in remission from blood cancer through the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Light The Night walks.
SAIC teams across the country also support a variety of health missions, including the American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure, American Cancer Society Relay for Life, and Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run.
Military and Veteran Resiliency
SAIC is proud to serve our military and veterans, who make up about 25% of our workforce. We provide smooth transitions into civilian cyber careers for veterans and security for wounded veterans while supporting organizations that help military families succeed during every step in their journeys.
SAIC employees raised over $75,000 for our nonprofit partner Building Homes for Heroes in 2019. As a result, we provided our eighth mortgage-free home to a wounded veteran and his family in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
SAIC is also a major sponsor of Operation Homefront Backpack Brigade and USO-Metro Project Elf, and each year, we provide scholarships for veterans to pursue cyber certifications through our CyberWarrior Scholarship program.
Lifelong STEM learning
SAIC believes that science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education cannot end with a high school diploma, as we continue to solve our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. We advocate lifelong STEM learning, from supporting experiential learning activities for K-12 students to providing an array of professional development opportunities for our employees.
SAIC supports K-12 education through our robotics program grants, a NASA teacher externship, and SAIC week at Space Camp. We support higher education with STEM scholarships through the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. And, through our CyberWarrior Scholarship program, we give veterans pursuing cyber careers the resources to do so.
Environment & Sustainability
Being better environmental citizens is not only good for our planet, it’s the right thing to do for our future. While we work diligently to minimize the impact that our operations have on the environment, we understand that being a responsible environmental steward goes beyond that. That’s why we support organizations like the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food & Agriculture that help create more sustainable practices for our future.
You can read more about the steps we are taking to be a responsible environmental steward in our most recent Corporate Responsibility Report.