Community Relations

Giving guidelines

Our goal is for community partnerships to focus on impact in areas that unlock human promise and transform work, workers and workplaces. Specifically, we support the following United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in the communities where we live and work:

  • Quality Education
  • Reduced Inequalities
  • Climate Action

Organizations must be a nonprofit or non-governmental organization with recognized legal status in their respective country (equal to 501(c)(3) status under the US IRS code).

Steelcase does not donate to any organization that discriminates on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, handicap, age, sexual orientation, sexual identity or veteran status.

We also do not donate to:

  • Individual elementary, middle or secondary schools
  • Religious organizations
  • Governmental organizations (local, regional and national)
  • Walks, runs, golf outings and other sport or recreational outings/events
  • Sponsorships for trips (organizational or individual) on behalf of an organization
  • Catastrophic individual illnesses or accidents
  • Individual political candidates or political action committees

Who Do I Talk To About Sponsoring My Organization’s Event or Fundraiser?

We believe in supporting the causes that our employees are invested in through service and giving. If you have a Steelcase employee serving on your board of directors, please complete the Requesting a Community Partnership with Steelcase Inc. or contact

I’m A Steelcase Employee and I’d like to make a Request for an Organization I Support. What Do I Do?

Please complete the Requesting a Community Partnership with Steelcase Inc. or contact our team at to review our many opportunities for giving.

Will Steelcase Sponsor My Sporting Event?

Steelcase does not donate or sponsor to sporting outings, including but not limited to golf and bowling tournaments, walks, runs, etc.

How Do I Check On The Status Of My Request?

We will contact you within four weeks of receiving your donation request form.

My Non-Profit Organization Needs Steelcase Employees As Volunteers. Who Do I Talk To?

Steelcase welcomes requests for volunteer assistance or use of our facilities from tax-deductible, non-profit, charitable organizations. Please complete the Requesting a Community Partnership with Steelcase Inc. or contact our team at

How Do I Form a Strategic Community Partnership with Steelcase

We believe in the power of partnerships to accelerate impact in our communities. To begin the conversation, please review our guidelines and impact areas. Then, fill out the Requesting a Community Partnership with Steelcase Inc. and submit it to

My Request Was Approved. Can I Make Additional Donation Requests?

Yes. While we take into account the prior donations we’ve given to an organization, having received one donation from Steelcase doesn’t mean we won’t contribute again.

Viewing Resource Center Files

How do I view DWG/DXF/AutoCAD files?

Autodesk provides the free DWG TrueView application or AutoCAD360, which runs in a web browser for desktop or mobile devices. If you need to mark up DWG/DXF files, you can download Autodesk’s Design Review application.

How do I view SketchUp files?

SketchUp is a 3D modeling tool. The free version of the tool and the viewer can be download at

How do I view Revit files?

Revit files can be viewed and marked up using Autodesk Viewer.

How can I download Steelcase Revit Material Libraries?

Steelcase Material Library

How do I view SmartTools files?

SmartTools is a proprietary Steelcase tool developed by Configura. You will need a SmartTools license to view these files.

How do I view PDF files?

There are many free PDF viewers, including Adobe Reader.