Colocation America creates grant to provide new funding opportunities for youth programs that focus on science, technology, engineering and math education (STEM)
(January 21, 2015) —Colocation America, (www.colocationamerica.com), a leading provider of colocation and dedicated server hosting, announced a new grant opportunity that supports efforts to bolster science, technology, engineering and math education (STEM). The STEM grant represents Colocation America’s commitment to working with nonprofits within the community to provide the educational background needed for young people wishing to enter the STEM workforce of the future.
“Every student deserves the opportunity to reach their full potential,” said Business Development Director Albert Ahdoot. “We created the STEM grant to inspire scholars to be excited, to be challenged, and hopefully encouraged to pursue a high-demand, high-tech career in the field of STEM.”
Four to ten grants of up to $7,500 are available to be awarded to nonprofit charitable organizations classified as a 501(c) (3) public charity and K-12 educators with STEM programming for their new or reoccurring program. Grant decisions are based on the extent to which measurable program goals, objectives, and activities enhance student interest and encourage preparation for STEM courses and careers.
Members serving on the STEM Grant Selection Committee: Margaret Weber, Dean Emerita, Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) at Pepperdine University; Hillary Stiff, Managing Director at Cheval Capital, Inc; Cathie Mostovoy, Founder/President at Mostovoy Strategies.
For more information, please visit www.ColocationAmerica.com/STEM-Grant
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Established in 2000, Colocation America has grown to become one of the most reliable colocation hosting providers nationwide. With their main data centers in Los Angeles, CA, Colocation America was built from the ground up by professional engineers with a vision of delivering a fully integrated, trusted colocation hosting service.
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