Philanthropic Activities

Philanthropic Activities

Robert Roche, Roche Enterprises, and the Roche Family Foundation support non-profit organizations around the world.  Through the Roche Family Foundation and personal donations, Roche provides extensive support for global nonprofit organizations focused on education, international relations, and building strong, sustainable communities.

Education

Marist High School/Marist Brothers

Through the Roche Family Foundation, Marist High School alumnus Robert Roche and his wife award The Ed and Mary Roche Scholarship to the African-American student who demonstrates academic leadership.

Nanzan University/Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture

In 2005, Roche funded The Roche Chair for Interreligious Research at the Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture (南山諸宗教研究講座) at Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan.

University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Roche, through his Roche Family Foundation, established the Roche Family International Business Transactions Program at the University Of Denver Sturm College Of Law in December of 2010.

University of New Mexico-Gallup

Roche has demonstrated a significant commitment to New Mexico through both business and philanthropic endeavors.

University of Southern California

Roche is a long-time supporter of the University of Southern California providing funding for USC Boosters programs.

International Relations

Americans Promoting Study Abroad

American’s Promoting Study Abroad (APSA) is a non-profit that connects global-minded American youth of all backgrounds to innovative educational experiences abroad.

Business Forward

Business Forward, a business trade group representing more than 60 of the world's most respected companies and research and educational organization that takes a business minded approach to policymaking.

Center for American Progress

The Center for American Progress (CAP) is an independent nonpartisan policy institute that is dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans, through bold, progressive ideas, as well as strong leadership and concerted action.

Center for New American Security

The mission of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is to develop strong, pragmatic and principled national security and defense policies.

U.S./China Strong

U.S./China Strong is an initiative dedicated to increasing the number of American students studying in China and expanding the universe of students speaking Mandarin by 2020.

Community/Sustainabilty

The Cara Program

The Cara Program prepares and inspires motivated individuals to break the cycles of homelessness and poverty.

Clinton Foundation

The Clinton Foundation operates programs around the world that have a significant impact in a wide range of issue areas, including economic development, climate change, health and wellness, increasing opportunity for girls and women, and creating economic opportunity and growth.

CURE Epilepsy

Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE) is the leading nongovernmental agency full committed to funding research in epilepsy.

Good Shepherd Center

Good Shepherd Center (Hazel Crest, Illinois), was founded in 1963 as a school for children with disabilities and their families.

Hope International

Hope International assists men and women around the world to become dignified, hope-filled providers in their families and communities.