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  • Raytheon Helps Start Student Veteran STEM Scholarship; Michael Dakduk Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Helps Start Student Veteran STEM Scholarship; Michael Dakduk Comments

    Raytheon and the Student Veterans of America will award $30,000 in total scholarship grants to three student veterans currently enrolled in a science, technology, engineering and math degree program. Each veteran will receive $10,000 in scholarship grants and the company and SVA will select recipients who demonstrate leadership in their local communities, Raytheon said Friday. […] More

  • Northrop Providing $2M Grant For STEM Robotics Competition; Sandra Evers-Manly Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Providing $2M Grant For STEM Robotics Competition; Sandra Evers-Manly Comments

    The Northrop Grumman Foundation has pledged to support the Robotics Education and Competition Foundation“™s activities through a partnership that seeks to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers to students worldwide. Northrop’s foundation will donate a $2 million grant over the next two years to help establish 200 new VEX Robotics Competition teams with Los […] More

  • ICF to Run School Support Center for Education Dept; Maureen Murphy Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ICF to Run School Support Center for Education Dept; Maureen Murphy Comments

    ICF International has won a $12.1 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Education Department to operate a regional center working with school districts, the company announced Thursday. The Appalachia Regional Comprehensive Center is one of 15 regional centers that work to help education departments in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia help districts and schools […] More

  • Northrop Grumman Grants Central Florida STEM Education Council $15K - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Grumman Grants Central Florida STEM Education Council $15K

    Northrop Grumman Corporation recently gave a $15,000 science, technology, engineering and mathematics education grant to the Central Florida STEM Education Council. The council will use the grant in order to support its website, which a company release says acts as an online STEM education resource for teachers, students and parents. “As a major employer in central Florida, […] More

  • IBM to Renew Smarter Cities Challenge for 2012 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM to Renew Smarter Cities Challenge for 2012

    IBM announced it is accepting new applicants for its Smarter Cities Challenge, a three-year, 100-city, $50 million grant program where IBM’s top technical experts and consultants provide actionable advice to urban centers. After conferring with officials, citizens, businesses, academics and community leaders, IBM teams recommend actions to make the delivery of services to citizens more […] More

  • ICF International Wins Supplemental Grant from the U.S. Department of State - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ICF International Wins Supplemental Grant from the U.S. Department of State

    ICF International subsidiary, ICF Incorporated LLC, has received supplemental funds from the U.S. Department of State’s Middle East Partnership Initiative. The additional $2.7 million award will support the MEPI by expanding activities within its exisitng cooperative agreement, “Innovative Collaboration to Empower Women in the Middle East.“ The award increases the total award value to $6 […] More

  • Accenture Awards Conexao $1.1 Million Grant to Aid Local Entrepreneurs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Accenture Awards Conexao $1.1 Million Grant to Aid Local Entrepreneurs

      Accenture and Conexao announced today the Accenture Foundation has awarded Conexao an additional grant of $1.1 million to help expand its efforts to provide employment skills for underprivileged young people and mentor local entrepreneurs in Brazil. The grant will also help Conexao provide vocational skills for an additional 5,700 young people and mentoring as […] More

  • Chicago Wins IBM Smarter Cities Challenge Grant - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Chicago Wins IBM Smarter Cities Challenge Grant

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the city won a competitive grant from IBM designed to assist in raising Chicago’s high school and community college graduation rates and better prepare graduates to enter the 21st century workforce.  The grant makes room for personalization in student education so that students build the necessary skill set to land […] More

  • Accenture Awards NetHope with $1.4 Million Grant to Expand Training Academy; Chief Leadership Officer Adrian Lajtha Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Accenture Awards NetHope with $1.4 Million Grant to Expand Training Academy; Chief Leadership Officer Adrian Lajtha Comments

      Accenture and NetHope have today announced Accenture and its foundations have awarded NetHope with $1.4 million to expand the NetHope Academy. The training academy provides computer science graduates with internships with on-the-job information technology skills to help them find work in the IT sector. The award is part of Accenture“™s global corporate citizenship initiative […] More

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