Community Giving Program
Cadence, Inc. is headquartered in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, with manufacturing facilities in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin. As an integral part of the community in which we live, Cadence is committed to giving back.
Cadence founder, Martin Lightsey, with recipients of the Martin Lightsey Scholarship.
Our philanthropic priorities include:
- Education: We direct the majority of our philanthropy to support educational initiatives. Technical education, with an emphasis on manufacturing technology, is the primary focus of our grant-making activities.
- In 2002, Specialty Blades (now Cadence, Inc.) established the Martin Lightsey Scholarship for Technical Education.