Our commitment to education focuses on increasing support for educational opportunities and expanding access to the arts and recreation in the communities we serve around the world.
In the U.S., Colgate has created Healthy Bedtime Habits, a collaboration with Reading Is Fundamental, to promote reading and education. Established in 1967, Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) is one of the largest and oldest children's literacy organizations. Colgate has been a sponsor for six years, contributing $1.3 million and 79,000 high-quality hardcover books.
Colgate P.O.W.E.R. (Preparing Our World through Education and Responsibility) is a youth employment program that provides young adults with summer jobs to help build self-esteem, cultivate a work ethic and foster community pride.