Investing in California
Intel has approximately 12,600 employees in California at two major sites in Santa Clara and Folsom. Smaller research and development sites are located in Irvine and Berkeley.
Santa Clara is home to Intel’s corporate headquarters and the flagship Intel Museum, which showcases more than 40 years of Intel innovations. With more than 5,900 employees, Intel is the largest employer in Santa Clara.
Intel Folsom is a research and development campus, where employees create, test, and validate new generations of computer chips and chipsets, including desktop, mobile, and server processor products. Intel is Folsom’s largest private-sector employer and is one of the largest private employers in the Sacramento region.
Intel in the Community
In 2011, The San Jose Business Journal ranked Intel fourth in corporate philanthropy in Silicon Valley and The San Francisco Business Journal ranked Intel eighth in corporate philanthropy in the San Francisco Bay Area.
During the last five years, Intel has contributed close to $50 million to educational institutions and non-profit organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento region. Intel focuses much of its corporate philanthropy on improving math, science, and engineering education.
Intel’s California employees volunteered more than 275,000 hours in 2011, generating $2.1million in matching grants from the Intel Foundation for schools and non-profit organizations across the state.
Intel employees and retirees also support the community through an annual giving campaign. The Intel Foundation matches employee gifts , up to $9 million, in the U.S. The 2011 campaign generated contributions of more than $4.5 million through local United Way organizations in California.
California Quick Facts
- Employment: 12,600
- Capital Investment: $4.3 billion in manufacturing since 2000
- Annual payroll: $1.5 billion
- 2011 United Way contribution: $4.5M
- 2011 Volunteer Hours: 275,000