For as long as there has been a Crane Co., there has been an unwavering commitment to the words and ideals of Richard T. Crane

The Crane Foundation, Inc., a private charitable entity administered by members of Crane Co.’s leadership, recently donated $215,000 to support the Richard T. Crane Medical Preparatory High School (RTC) and Project H.O.O.D. — two Chicago-based organizations aimed at providing underserved youth and adults with the vocational skills and tools necessary to obtain upward mobility and strong career opportunities.

Such acts are not uncommon for Crane Co. In fact, giving back has become a hallmark of the company’s storied philanthropic platform, which for more than 150 years has sought to honor the legacy of founder R.T. Crane, his commitment to corporate citizenship, his belief in accessible education for all, and the company’s long-standing gratitude for its Chicago origins.