Philanthropy

Vectrus Selected for Military Times’ Best for Vets: Employers 2018 List

Vectrus has landed a spot under a survey-based ranking that recognizes organizations supporting veterans and their relatives. Over 35 percent of Vectrus’ workforce consists of individuals who have previously served with the military, the information technology firm said Wednesday. Military Times’ Best for Vets: Employers 2018 evaluates a company in terms of culture, veteran …

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Inmarsat Joins UN’s Crisis Satellite Communications Providers; Paul Gudonis Comments

On Thursday, Inmarsat announced it signed a contribution agreement supporting the United Nations’ Crisis Connectivity Charter, which directs participants to dedicate satellite equipment and network volume for humanitarian and emergency response. The agreement with the World Food Programme , on behalf of the Emergency Telecommunications Cluster, is meant to improve the humanitarian response …

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Horacio Rozanski: Booz Allen Foundation to Complement Corporate Philanthropic Initiatives

Booz Allen Hamilton has established a public charity that aims to help address social challenges and strengthen community resilience with the use of technology. The company said Wednesday pledged an initial $5 million to support the Booz Allen Foundation’s mission across its primary focus areas of public health, military veteran services, youth and education. …

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Boeing to Invest $300M in Workforce Devt, Charitable Initiatives; Dennis Muilenburg Comments

Boeing has committed to invest an additional $300 million in employee-related and charitable initiatives following the passage of a tax reform bill by Congress. Chicago-based Boeing said Thursday it will allocate $100 million to charity work in support of education, communities, veterans and military personnel. The aerospace and defense company also plans …

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Northrop Backs Cyber, STEM Education Programs at U.S. Naval Academy

Northrop Grumman has invested an undisclosed sum to help expand the U.S. Naval Academy’s cyber, science, technology, engineering and math programs. The company and its philanthropic arm have also donated more than $21 million to support strategic priorities of USNA since 2001, Northrop said Tuesday. The Northrop Grumman Foundation is supporting USNA’s Cybersecurity …

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CrowdStrike Establishes Own Foundation to Support Cybersecurity and AI Areas

CrowdStrike has announced the inauguration of its own foundation dedicated to developing next generation talent and research in the areas of cybersecurity and artificial intelligence. The company said Tuesday the CrowdStrike Foundation will fund scholarships and research for students and scientists studying cybersecurity and AI. The foundation will also provide pro-bono security software …

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