Tata companies join hands with US-based organizations to encourage educational access and success in communities where they operate

The Tata-First Book partnership has donated books worth more than $1 million to inculcate the reading habit among children
November 2011: Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces and Tata Sons in partnership with First Book announced a gift of 10,000 new books to schoolchildren in the New York metropolitan area
October 2011: Tata Steel International and Tata Sons announced a gift of 10,000 new books to schoolchildren living in the Chicago area through their partnership with First Book
September 2011: Tata Communications and Tata Sons joined hands with First Book to announce a gift of 10,000 new books to Bay Area children
November 2010: Tata Sons and Tata Steel Europe joined First Book to kick off a book donation drive at the Willard K-8 Elementary School in Warren, Ohio
October 2010: School's largest international donation will support new executive education building
October 2010: Tata Sons, Tata Technologies and First Book team up to distribute 10,000 books to children from low-income families in school districts throughout the Detroit Metropolitan area
September 2010: 5,000 brand new books donated to low-income children in the state of Wyoming
March 2010: Tata executives and San Francisco's business and policy elite gathered at the Taj Campton Place to kick start a Tata Sons-Taj Campton Place donation of 10,000 books to children in need across California
October 2009: 1,000 new books donated to  children at Jackson Avenue Elementary School in Hackensack, New Jersey
April 2009: 1,500 new books were donated to 750 students of East Milton Elementary School in Florida
November 2008: Three Tata companies have been honored as new corporate partners with the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio at the Foundation’s 10th anniversary celebration hosted by Ohio Governor Ted Strickland
February 2008: Tata companies work in partnership with First Book, a US-based non-profit organization that provides new books to children from low-income families across North America