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    The maker of design and engineering software gives employees a week off to volunteer and matches their charitable donations. “I feel like my contributions are always multiplied,” says Bonnie Willoughby, a customer education director. After losing a colleague to cancer in 2009, she organized a team of co-workers to participate in an indoor cycling fundraiser for cancer research. It raised $19,000 locally last year and drew participation from employees across the company. Read the Great Place to Work review here.

    Company Info

    Industry
    Electronics
    Sector-
    Year founded1,988
    HQ location
    San Jose, Calif.
    Type of org
    Public
    # of work sites
    17
    U.S. employees
    2,643
    Global employees
    6,167
    Web addresswww.cadence.com
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    Philanthropy

    Total company donations-
    Offers paid time off for volunteering
    yes
    Max PTO for volunteering
    40
    Company matches employee contribution
    yes
    Total amount matched (past 12 mo)$75,000
    Avg match/employee$28.4