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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

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