MGM Resorts Foundation Awards Nearly $2 Million in Grants to Area Nonprofits

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LA VEGAS – The MGM Resorts Foundation (the “Foundation”) has awarded nearly $2 million in the form of 82 grants to nonprofit organizations located in communities across the country in which MGM Resorts operates, including the South Nevada, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, northeastern Ohio, the DC metropolitan area, and western Massachusetts. Funds have been awarded to organizations that provide basic services to residents of the community.

The funds are the result of contributions made to the Community Grant Fund by MGM Resorts employees as well as guests. Grant decisions are made by the company’s Community Grant Councils, a voluntary committee of employees who represent their respective regions. The committee distributes donations not intended for specific nonprofit organizations or programs into a grant fund with awards based on a competitive proposal process.

“Year after year, we are amazed at the generosity of our employees and now our guests. In 2022, MGM Resorts employees gave to 82 nonprofit organizations that serve the communities where we live and work,” said Maria Jose Gatti, executive director of community engagement for MGM Resorts International. “On behalf of our grant recipients, thank you to those who have donated to the Community Grants Fund, providing vital assistance to our communities including medical care, mental health counseling, food and shelter.”

The MGM Resorts Foundation was established in 2002 to enable MGM Resorts employees to contribute to important charitable causes. Since its inception, the Foundation has raised over $100 million and supported over 1,500 charities.

MGM Resorts is committed to building community livelihoods, capacity and resilience, building sustainable institutions, supporting good jobs, promoting the development of next generation skills and collaborating with the public sector, policy makers, educators and non-profit organizations. MGM Resorts has a bold vision of social impact and sustainability through “Focused on what matters: embracing humanity and protecting the planet.” Guided by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, the company has set concrete goals that are integrated into the company’s strategic plans. Click here to learn more about Focused on What Matters.

To learn more about the MGM Resorts Foundation, visit www.mgmresortsfoundation.org.

About the MGM Resorts Foundation

The purpose of the MGM Resorts Foundation is to raise and distribute funds and assets donated by employees and guests of MGM Resorts (NYSE: MGM) for the aid and support of qualified nonprofit community programs, d agencies or organizations designated exclusively by MGM Resorts employees.

About MGM Resorts International

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is an S&P 500® global entertainment company with national and international locations offering best-in-class hotels and casinos, state-of-the-art meeting and conference spaces, incredible live and theatrical entertainment, and a huge range of dining, nightlife and retail offerings. MGM Resorts creates immersive and iconic experiences through its suite of Las Vegas-inspired brands. The MGM Resorts portfolio includes 33 unique hotel and gaming destinations around the world, including some of the industry’s most recognizable resort brands. The Company’s 50/50 business, BetMGM, LLC, offers online sports betting and gaming in the United States through market-leading brands, including BetMGM and partypoker. The company is currently pursuing targeted expansion in Asia through the integrated resort opportunity in Japan. Through its “Focused on What Matters: Embracing Humanity and Protecting the Planet” philosophy, MGM Resorts is committed to creating a more sustainable future, while striving to make a greater difference in the lives of its employees, customers and communities where it operates. . The global employees of MGM Resorts are proud to have their company recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE® magazine. For more information, please visit us at www.mgmresorts.com. Please also contact us @MGMResortsIntl on Twitter as well as Facebook and Instagram.

Crystal McNeal
Executive Director, Internal Brand and Social Impact and Sustainability Communications
MGM Resorts International

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