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countries. The grants provide support for arts and digital media education programs for youth and young adults, education and workforce development organizations, and Black-, Hispanic/Latinx-, and Indigenous-led organizations that are grounded in advancing environmental justice and advocating for communities most impacted by climate change and environmental disparities. Some examples of grant recipients include: • Outdoor Afro, which is working to preserve and protect our environment and connect with Black communities and leaders in Oakland, California, and around the country. • The African American Youth Harvest Foundation (AAYHF) in Austin, Texas, which provides community-based resources for African American and low-income youth and families. • Nasc, which works to support migrants and refugees in Ireland and offers a number of different resources, including the Gateway program for women. In partnership with nonprofits, Today at Apple Creative Studios encourages underrepresented creators to pursue their creative ambitions across music, design, and the visual arts. In the studio, they’ll collaborate with mentors and peers, and learn from top-tier artists as they build their body of work. In fiscal year 2021, Today at Apple partnered with 23 nonprofits in nine cities around the world, reaching more than 4000 creators with our programming. This summer, Creative Studios will host programs in 13 cities with over 28 nonprofit partners. Amplifying Apple values We’re always looking for ways to support efforts that align with our Apple values. The following are just a few examples of this support. Malala Fund: In 2018, Apple became Malala Fund’s first Laureate partner, supporting the organization’s work with local advocates and teachers in countries where girls face significant education challenges. The fund champions every girl’s right to 12 years of safe, free, quality education. Apple also assists with technology, curriculum, and research into policy changes related to girls’ education. Apple’s 2021 grant invested in six Education Champion projects in Brazil, India, and Nigeria, impacting nearly eight million students. Thurgood Marshall College Fund: To continue building a diverse talent pipeline, Apple has a long-standing commitment with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF). In 2021, Apple and TMCF expanded the partnership to include the Engineering and Innovation Scholars Program and the New Silicon Initiative at HBCUs. Apple Scholars Program: In partnership with a variety of organizations supporting underrepresented communities, the Apple Scholars Program provides scholarship support, professional development and experiential learning opportunities to students from underrepresented backgrounds interested in research and development (R&D). In 2022, Apple welcomed its first cohort of Apple Scholars, representing over 30 colleges and universities across the country. Today at Apple Creative Studios D.C. This Apple retail program featured a partnership with Shout Mouse Press, a nonprofit writing and publishing program dedicated to elevating overlooked voices. In partnership with Shout Mouse Press and Latin American Youth Center, Today at Apple Creative Studios D.C. supported a group of teens who authored a collection of bilingual children’s books with themes of cultural celebration, grief, family, and friendship. The program equipped the authors with Apple technology, including iPad Pro, Apple Pencil, and Magic Keyboard, so they could continue to share their stories and explore new media for creative expression in illustration and audio. For many of the students, who had neither imagined they’d write books nor worked in these apps prior to the program, the sessions sparked inspiration for future endeavors and opened doors to new modes of storytelling. Through an Apple grant, Shout Mouse Press was also able to further support the students’ post-program journey with scholarship funding for authors applying for college and post-secondary programs. The books these students authored can be enjoyed and downloaded for free on Apple Books. Joy Ugwu (pictured), a participant of Creative Studios D.C., co-authored a book with fellow participant Tseganesh Chala. Appendix Governance Communities Suppliers Customers Our People Environment Introduction Apple’s 2022 ESG Report 66

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