Non-profit organizations invited to apply for Innovation Generation grants to support, science, technology, engineering and math education
Submitted by: Motorola Solutions
Posted: Feb 25, 2013 – 08:00 AM EST
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - The Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI), today announced that it will again provide funding to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education programs through its Innovation Generation grants. The annual program has distributed more than $25.5 million in grants since 2007 and hundreds of Motorola Solutions employees volunteer with grantees every year. In 2012, programs that received Innovation Generation grants will provide more than 170,000 teachers and students with high-quality STEM education.
Interested organizations can apply online through the Motorola Solutions Foundation website. The application deadline is March 29, 2013, and the awards will be announced in June 2013.
Eligible organizations can apply for two categories of grants:
Local Impact Grants
National Partnership Grants
Priority is placed on programs that accomplish one or more of the following:
Matt Blakely, director, Motorola Solutions Foundation
“The Innovation Generation grants are part of our culture at Motorola Solutions to support the communities where we live and work. Our network of grantees, often in partnership with our own employees, has accomplished unbelievable strides in encouraging American youth to succeed in science and engineering education and pursue good careers in engineering and technology. We are thrilled to open the applications for this program for the sixth consecutive year.”
About Motorola Solutions Foundation
The Motorola Solutions Foundation is the charitable and philanthropic arm of Motorola Solutions. With employees located around the globe, Motorola Solutions seeks to benefit the communities where it operates. The company achieves this by making strategic grants, forging strong community partnerships and fostering innovation. The Motorola Solutions Foundation focuses its funding on public safety, disaster relief, employee programs and education, especially science, technology, engineering and math programming. For more information on Motorola Solutions Corporate and Foundation giving, visit www.motorolasolutions.com/giving.
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