A+E Networks forges alliances with leading organizations and non-profits. Our deep commitment to corporate citizenship and social responsibility has been established through years of award-winning programming and civic participation. Our partnerships and initiatives give back to our cities, neighborhoods and schools, nationally and globally. Partners include the Smithsonian Institution, The Library of Congress, The National Archives, and many others.
A+E Networks has a long-term commitment to honoring our nation’s veterans. Our Take a Veteran to School Day program connects veterans with students nationwide to hear their stories of service. Through partnerships, PSAs, events and online features HISTORY highlights veterans who have served and continue to serve through disaster relief and civic participation. Partners include Team Rubicon, The Mission Continues, Got Your 6, The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, and many more.
Born This Way follows a diverse group of seven young adults born with Down syndrome as they pursue their lifelong dreams and navigate romantic relationships, friendships and work. The series also gives a voice to their parents, who speak candidly about the joys and challenges they face raising a child with Down syndrome. A&E has partnered with celebrated global non-profit & advocacy organizations RespectAbility and Best Buddies International in support of promoting opportunities and increasing awareness for people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Further positioning Lifetime as the industry leader in hiring and supporting women in creative roles, Broad Focus is a movement to identify and develop entertainment’s best and up-and-coming creative talent with a specific lens focused on developing content dedicated to the female experience. The initiative’s mission is to encourage and cultivate women’s talent in media, scout content leaders who are creating the best female-focused stories for television and advocate and raise awareness about the need for more women in influential content making roles throughout the media landscape. Visit Tumblr
Lifetime® is dedicated to addressing key issues for women and mentoring the next generation of bright, independent and successful young women. The network is proud to lead a robust mentorship program through pairing events with our executives and college tours for high school seniors. In addition, the network provides on-air and online resources to further encourage involvement in the lives of young women.
Diversity and inclusion have always been core values at A+E Networks. Through all of our platforms, we reflect the diversity of people and cultures throughout the world. Through mentorship programs, non-profit partnerships and volunteer activities, we connect with people from all walks of life. The stories we tell on air depict the rich diversity in our nation and in our world.
A+E Networks employees are actively engaged in their communities, volunteering their time and expertise to help others in need. Globally, our employees have participated in volunteer efforts with organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, the Food Bank for New York City and the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. Our Green Team supports sustainability inside and outside of the company. With a commitment to civic participation throughout the year, our employees give back through hands-on service.
HISTORY helps keep the past current and relevant through key alliances with non-profit organizations and historic sites. The HISTORY brand works year-round to advance history education and preservation through our Make History, Save History efforts. This campaign includes programs such as the Kid Pickers Pick and Tell National Student contest connected to HISTORY’s hit series American Pickers and Film Corps, which preserves the films and stories of veterans.
For more than 25 years, Lifetime has led one of the longest-standing public affairs efforts in media, educating and empowering millions of people each year. Lifetime supports women in the entertainment industry helping elevate the roles of women behind the camera as directors, producers and writers. For over 20 years, Lifetime® has advocated for breast cancer research and awareness through the award-winning Stop Breast Cancer for Life campaign. Lifetime’s campaign Your Life. Your Time. Your Vote. encourages women to participate in the political process. Through on-air programming, PSAs and partnerships, these initiatives help make real change in the lives of women and girls.
For over 20 years, Lifetime® has advocated for breast cancer research and awareness through the award-winning Stop Breast Cancer for Life campaign. We have used the power of the Lifetime brand to reach and mobilize women in over 60 million homes across the country. Lifetime works in conjunction with cable affiliate partners, sponsoring leading breast cancer organizations to generate donations for groundbreaking breast cancer research. Through our original programming, award-winning PSAs and alliances with premier non-profits, Lifetime contributes to the effort to end breast cancer once and for all.
For your inspiration, imagination and inspiration, FYI embraces an adventurous, personalized approach to peoples’ taste, space, look, story and more. Stemming from programs that explore food and shelter, FYI engages with organizations that address critical issues of homelessness and environmental awarness. FYI also helps highlight the innovative ways our partners are helping achieve social change and make real a difference in the lives of those in need. FYI’s Tiny House Nation has partnered with the Make It Right Foundation to build and donate a sustainable home in New Orleans, marking the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
After the tragic shootings at the AME Mother Emanuel Church in Charleston, the community united and family members of those who were killed chose to forgive in the hope that hate will not win. Inspired by these actions, A&E organized the Shining a Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America and the Fund for Progress on Race in America, powered by The United Way Worldwide. The Fund awards grants to organizations making progress on issues of racism and bias.
A+E Networks produces and donates short videos to museums and historic sites in the U.S. and globally. These original pieces are deftly woven into exhibitions in many of the world’s most important sites and institutions, inspiring the public to learn more about history and culture through colorful films, cutting-edge animations and first-person interviews. Our videos are featured in over 70 exhibitions at sites such as the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, Gettysburg, Ellis Island, Mount Vernon and the Tower of London.