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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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KaBOOM to Install Play Equipment at VA Medical Centers, Fisher Houses

Nonprofit organization KaBOOM has entered into a partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide play equipment such as Imagination Playground and Rigamajigs to VA medical centers and Fisher Houses nationwide. CarMax, KaBOOM’s corporate sponsor for the initiative, will help install four playgrounds and award 30 grants for Imagination Playgrounds and Rigamajigs in efforts to …

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Former DOE Research Head Arun Majumdar Joins Google

Google has appointed former acting Energy Undersecretary Arun Majumdar to help direct energy initiatives for the search giant’s charitable arm. Matthew Stepka, vice president for Google.org, announced the appointment in a blog post and said Majumdar will also advise the company on its broader energy strategy. Majumdar is also the …

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Maximus Announces $150K Fall Grant Cycle; John Boyer Comments

The Maximus Foundation has distributed nearly $150,000 in grants to more than 65 non-profit organizations as part of its fall grant cycle. Maximus said the foundation is its philanthropic arm, providing financial assistance to many of the same populations and local communities the company works with as a health and …

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Verizon Foundation Sponsoring 2nd Annual Mobile Giving Forum Oct. 27 in New York City

The Mobile Giving Foundation (MGF), dedicated to helping charitable organizations raise funds through mobile platforms, announced the Verizon Foundation as an official sponsor of the second Annual Mobile Giving Forum, a day-long event to promote the advancement of mobile fundraising and donor engagement. The Forum will be held on Oct. 27 in New York at the French Institute Alliance Francaise. …

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Accenture Study Finds Technology Drives Charitable Giving in UK

Half of British adults aged 18-24 are encouraged to donate to charities spontaneously through text messaging and online giving, according to a recent Accenture survey. The study was carried out by Redshift Research on behalf of Accenture and in conjunction with the charity Action for Children. Redshift examined how technology …

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