Nolan Painting Recognized as One of the 50 Most Community-Minded Employers in the Greater Philadelphia Region.

Philadelphia, Pa., July 20, 2023 – Nolan Painting has been named a 2023 honoree of The Civic 50 Greater Philadelphia by Philadelphia Foundation, in partnership with Points of Light and local partners. The Civic 50 Greater Philadelphia provides a standard for corporate citizenship and showcases how employers use their time, skills and resources to drive social  impact in their communities and company. 

“Being involved in the community has been a foundational part of our company’s identity since its inception” said Kevin J. Nolan, CEO at Nolan Painting. “We have been able to be more intentional with this commitment since the formation of our Nolan in the Neighborhood community initiative in 2015. We are honored to have these efforts recognized by the Civic 50 Greater Philadelphia.”

Kevin J. Nolan, Nolan Painting CEO, collecting paint at the 2023 Frostbite Five Miler.

Amongst other causes, Nolan Painting supports environmental organizations monetarily, with manpower, and with expertise about proper paint disposal. Paint needs to be disposed of in a specific, environmentally conscious way, though many are unaware of how to do this and may dispose of it improperly or store it for long periods of time in their homes. Nolan Painting attends a large race annually in February in Ambler, PA called the Frostbite Five Miler and collects old and unused paint from participants. Nolan Painting employees then determine whether it can be recycled and donated or disposed of properly. At the 2023 Frostbite Five Miler, Nolan Painting collected 187 cans of paint from participants, donating usable paint to Habitat for Humanity and properly disposing of the rest. Nolan Painting also participates in environmental cleanup events each year. This past spring, Nolan Painting employees participated in the Chester, Ridley, and Crum Creeks Watersheds Association streams cleanup. Nolan Painting incentivizes volunteering by offering employees Paid Time Off for their efforts.

The Civic 50 Greater Philadelphia honorees are private and public companies and other employers operating in the Philadelphia region. They have been selected based on four dimensions of their community engagement program: 

  • Investment of resources 
  • Integration across business functions 
  • Institutionalization through policies and system 
  • Impact measurement.  

Since 2011, The Civic 50 has provided a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and has  showcased how companies use their time, skills, and other resources to drive social impact in their  business and community. 

“Philadelphia Foundation is proud to recognize Nolan Painting’s outstanding civic engagement,” said Pedro Ramos, President and Chief Executive Officer of Philadelphia Foundation. “All of the 2023 honorees have demonstrated great passion and dedication to making a meaningful impact in the local communities they serve. It is this type of commitment that resonates throughout a region and sets the standard for corporate stewardship. We thank Nolan Painting for their efforts and congratulate them on this exciting honor.”  

The Civic 50 Greater Philadelphia honorees were officially recognized on Thursday, June 22, at a celebratory event at the FS Investment Corporate Headquarters located in Philadelphia, PA.

The Civic 50 Greater Philadelphia assessment is administered by True Impact, a company specializing in helping organizations maximize and measure their social and business value and consists of quantitative and multiple-choice questions that inform the scoring process.  

To learn more about The Civic 50 Greater Philadelphia and honorees, please visit https://www.philafound.org/key-skills-hub/civic-50/.

 

About Nolan Painting

Nolan Painting is a full service residential painting company that has been serving customers in the Greater Philadelphia PA counties, including Montgomery County, Chester County, Delaware County, and Bucks County for over 40 years. In addition to painting services, we also offer color consulting, wallpaper installation, power washing, carpentry, and repair services. Our company’s core values are: transparency, accountability, friendliness, and being a best place to work. Our community service initiative gives back to our community with thousands of volunteer hours and financial support for local causes. We are a growing, award-winning, nationally recognized company that is regarded as an innovative industry leader.

About Philadelphia Foundation 

Founded in 1918, Philadelphia Foundation strengthens the economic, social and civic vitality of Greater  Philadelphia. Philadelphia Foundation grows effective philanthropic investment, connects individuals  and institutions across sectors and geography, and advances civic initiatives through partnerships and  collaboration. A publicly supported foundation, the Philadelphia Foundation manages more than 1,000  charitable funds established by its donors and makes over 1,000 grants and scholarship awards each  year. To learn more, visit www.philafound.org.  

About Points of Light:  

Points of Light is a nonpartisan, global nonprofit organization that inspires, equips, and mobilizes  millions of people to take action that changes the world. We envision a world in which every individual  discovers the power to make a difference, creating healthy communities in vibrant, participatory  societies. Through 177 affiliates across 38 countries, and in partnership with thousands of nonprofits  and corporations, Points of Light engages 5 million volunteers in 16 million hours of service each year.  We bring the power of people to bear where it’s needed most. For more information, visit  www.pointsoflight.org

Partners for Greater Philadelphia Civic 50 

Regional partners with Philadelphia Foundation on The Civic 50 Greater Philadelphia are the African  American Chamber of Commerce of PA, NJ & DE, the Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Greater  Philadelphia, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, the Greater Philadelphia Hispanic  Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Philadelphia Corporate Volunteer Council, Independence Business  Alliance, the Main Line Chamber of Commerce, Philanthropy Network, and Satell Institute.  

Contact 

Claire Nolan
Claire@nolanpainting.com
(610) 449-8106 ext. 119

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