Philanthropy

Boeing Pledges $50M in Charitable Grants for NonProfits

Boeing has pledged to provide more than $50 million in grants to approximately 500 nonprofit organizations across 50 countries. The grants package will fund initiatives through 2018 and will augment Boeing’s expected $117 million in company and employee contributions to other charitable causes, the company said Thursday. The new investments will bring the company’s total …

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CAE’s Gene Colabatistto Speaks at USC Viterbi’s 2017 Scholarship & Fellowship Dinner

Gene Colabatistto, president of CAE’s defense and security group, was one of the featured speakers at the 2017 Scholarship and Fellowship Dinner hosted Wednesday by the University of Southern California’s Viterbi School of Engineering. Colabatistto is a USC alumnus who established the Colabatistto Family Scholarship in 2015 with his wife Connie, …

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Rebecca Singhavong, VP of Finance at ViON Corp., Advisory Board member at ‘Our Military Kids’ non-profit organization

“When a parent’s deployment or battle injury brings stress to a child, it’s amazing what simple activities–like ballet or baseball-can do. Help us engage them, encourage them…empower them.” OCT. 4, 2017 —Our Military Kids, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, supports children of deployed National Guard and Reserve and Wounded Warriors …

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BlackBerry to Donate Crisis Communication Tech for American Red Cross Missions

Blackberry has extended a partnership with the American Red Cross to continue support for the nonprofit organization’s disaster response missions with a company-made emergency communication platform. Red Cross plans to deploy the AtHoc system to almost 500 branches nationwide as part of efforts to facilitate communications between the organization and its staff members, …

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Boeing Supports Construction of Doc’s Friends B-29 Hangar & Education Hub; Leanne Caret Comments

Boeing has partially sponsored a $6.5 million project of Wichita, Kansas-based nonprofit organization Doc’s Friends to build an interactive B-29 Doc hangar and education center. Executives from Doc’s Friends, Boeing and Spirit AeroSystems broke ground on the 32,000-square-foot center that will provide an opportunity for visitors to experience B-29 and learn about science, …

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Cisco Donates Tech, Expertise to Mercy Corps Humanitarian Aid Programs

Cisco has pledged to donate expertise, technology and advisory services to Mercy Corps as part of a five-year, $10 million collaborative effort that seeks to accelerate the nonprofit organization’s delivery of humanitarian aid and development assistance worldwide. The partnership aims integrate digital platforms into programs that work to help improve quality of …

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Boeing Pledges $1M for Harvey Disaster Relief

Boeing has pledged to give the American Red Cross a $1 million donation through the aerospace and defense contractor’s charitable trust to assist Texas communities hit by Hurricane Harvey. The company said Tuesday it will match employee contributions made to the humanitarian organization’s disaster relief efforts in the aftermath of …

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AECOM Supports Fort Gordon Cyber District Economic Devt, Growth Planning Efforts

AECOM has donated $25,000 to the Alliance for Fort Gordon to support the Georgia-based nonprofit organization’s economic development and growth planning efforts at the Fort Gordon Cyber District. The company said Friday Hamp McManus, vice president of defense programs at AECOM,  presented the donation by check to Tom Clark, executive director of the Alliance …

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Leidos Debuts Pro Bono Legal Service for Military Vets, Nonprofit Orgs; Vincent Maffeo Comments

Leidos has launched a program that offers free legal assistance to U.S. military veterans, community nonprofit groups and underprivileged people. The company said Tuesday its legal department and General Counsel Vincent Maffeo will oversee the pro bono legal initiative. Leidos also signed a voluntary statement of commitment through the Pro Bono Institute’s Corporate Pro Bono Challenge. “Empowering our employees …

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