Inspiring and Influencing Our Future
Through its partnership with Girl Scouts of the USA, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and Junior Achievement, Toyota Financial Services (TFS) supports youth financial empowerment, workforce readiness and skills and leadership development.Read Full Story
INVESTING IN THE NEXT GENERATION
Toyota’s sponsorship of Junior Achievement’s Financial Literacy program for underserved youth reaches 15,000 STUDENTS in California, Texas, Iowa, Maryland and Arizona
Over the past five years, Toyota’s $28 MILLION in contributions to Boys & Girls Clubs of America has helped educate more than 500,000 young people
Since 2007, Toyota has awarded scholarships to more than 1,000 MAKING LIFE EASIER SCHOLARS, and nearly 200 of those students have become Toyota interns or even Toyota team members
Empowering Communities through Education
As technology advances, opportunities abound. Today, science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers continue to significantly outpace non-STEM jobs in growth and earnings. However, African-Americans, Hispanics and women are significantly underrepresented in STEM fields. Together, with our partners, Toyota is working to change that.Read Full Story
From education to mobility to helping address basic needs, we’re collaborating with our schools, non-profits and local leaders to find solutions that create a more inclusive society — and that benefits us all.”
General Manager, Toyota Social Innovation and President, Toyota USA Foundation
Let’s go together — words that define the long-standing relationship between the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) and Toyota. Together, they have helped to empower, support and educate Latino families, making college education a priority for every Hispanic American student.Read Full Story
Range from $500 to $5,000 and are based on relative need once criteria for the scholarship are met
DID YOU KNOW?
The HSF Scholarship is a merit award designed to assist eligible students of Hispanic heritage obtain a university degree based on a specific set of academically focused criteria, with an emphasis on STEM majors.
Building Connections for the Future
Joe Gonzalez, TMNA Manager of Warranty Finance and Recovery, celebrates 25 years at Toyota this year, and he understands the importance of building connections.
Joe was one of six children and the first to attend college. To help support his education, Joe applied for and earned a Hispanic Scholarship Fund merit award sponsored by Toyota.
While earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Joe co-founded a Latino student networking group. Once graduated, he was hired at Toyota and was pleasantly surprised to see former members of his college community already employed at Toyota.
Together, they formed Toyota Organization for the Development of LatinOS (TODOS), a business partnering group that fosters a sense of “familia” both at Toyota and within local communities through mentoring and volunteer work.
“Though our work in the community with business partnering groups, we’re able to make a positive impact to students and families.”
Manager, Warranty Finance and Recovery
HISPANIC POPULATION IN THE U.S.
Hispanics are predicted to reach 28% of the total US population by 2060 with buying power at approximately $1.7 trillion by 2020 alone. Toyota is proud to maintain a strong presence in this key market as the #1 brand among Hispanics for over a decade now.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Navigating Careers with NaviGo
Toyota is investing in the future by helping high school students prepare for college and career readiness. As the largest sponsor of NaviGo, a scholarship program in partnership with the Northern Kentucky Education Council, Toyota is supporting students in making informed decisions about their career choice.Read Full Story
Programs like NaviGo allow students to see if they really want to be in our industry.”
Supply Analyst, Product Support Division, Service Parts and Accessories Operations
D+I Education at Toyota
Toyota is committed to ensuring a culture grounded in diversity and inclusion takes root in every part of the organization. Across each function, Toyota offers robust D+I educational programs at all levels that are updated to meet changing needs. In 2018, programs included: Unconscious Bias Education; Diversity Awareness Education; Executive D+I Education; and D+I ChampionsRead Full Story
I have built better relationships with the
people I have interviewed, and I hope that others will see commonality and start a relationship with them as well.”
Assistant Manager, Toyota Auto Body Corp. (TABC)
Seeing Underneath the Tip of the Iceberg
One memorable visual exercise during Mick Morman’s Diversity Champions training in 2018 likened people’s perceptions of others to an iceberg. “With an iceberg, you only see what’s above the surface,” says Mick, an assistant manager at Toyota Auto Body Corp.Read Full Story
Toyota USA Foundation is a $100 million charitable endowment committed to implementing change by supporting students and teachers through innovative programs focused in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).Read Full Story
D+I doesn’t happen by accident or because we’re hopeful — it happens because people are intentional through systems and processes.”
Manager of the Toyota USA Foundation