HOUSTON, Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to announce that it has finished in the top 10 in the Houston Business Journal’s Corporate Philanthropy Awards in the large companies category. alliantgroup employees logged over 2,167 volunteer hours in 2016, putting the firm in 10th place in total volunteer hours served among companies with 500 or more employees.

Within the past year, alliantgroup has invested in numerous philanthropic efforts for the benefit of the city of Houston and the state of Texas. Among the most notable endeavors are the firm’s commitment to advancing STEM education in public schools and universities. Within the last year, alliantgroup has held events to increase exposure to STEM education at an early age, such as the company’s sponsorship of a Parker Elementary field trip to the Houston Museum of Natural Science. This fall, the firm also rolled out its new STEM scholarship program for high school students within the state of Texas.

In addition to its investments in education, alliantgroup has done volunteer work for Habitat for Humanity, the Ronald McDonald House and Leukemia Texas. The company has been heavily involved in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts and recently rolled out the Blue Heart Fund, the firm’s non-profit charitable effort created to support alliantgroup employees, clients and CPA partners and their families in the wake of recent natural disasters. The Blue Heart Fund will also serve to offer financial support for future STEM education initiatives.

“It gives me great pride to see our employees be recognized for the wonderful work they have been doing for our communities,” said alliantgroup CEO Dhaval Jadav. “Our company is committed to helping our city and those in need, and that desire has only grown stronger in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. We will always remain dedicated to supporting our wonderful city and the less fortunate.”

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