Motorola Solutions Foundation Grant focuses on three key areas STEM education, specifically focused on technology and engineering, public safety education and blended public safety and technology and Engineering education programs.
The Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions, focuses its funding on public safety, disaster relief, employee volunteerism and education, especially engineering and information technology programming.
Overarching Priorities of Motorola Solutions Foundation Grant
- Organizations with proven evaluation processes, including quantifiable metrics and outcomes, will be prioritized
- Reaches females and other underrepresented populations
- Engages Motorola Solutions employees
- Leverages robust partnerships with other non-profit organizations and institutions
- Exhibits strong organizational financial health
Technology & Engineering Education Priorities
- Engages students in innovative, hands-on technology and engineering activities, such as coding, programming, and robotics
- Provides vocational skills, scholarships, certifications and workforce placement opportunities in engineering and information technology
- Helps teachers improve their teaching of STEM subjects
- High priority will be placed on middle school-university programs
Public Safety Education Priorities
- Provides professional development and training opportunities to first responders, including wellness programs
- Leads safety and disaster preparedness training for the public
- Prepares youth and young adults for careers in public safety through outreach, scholarship and educational programs Provides support programs to families of first responders
- Invests in education and training for public safety professionals as well as family of fallen first responders
Motorola Solutions Foundation strongly prioritizes programs within the United States and internationally that take place in or near the metropolitan area of Motorola Solutions offices.
All interested non-profit organizations and institutions that meet the above criteria are encouraged to submit an Online inquiry form by Friday, February 2, 2018.
Grant Request Maximum: $50,000
Letter of Inquiry Deadline: Feb 2, 2018
Award Notification: Late-July, 2018
Grant recipients must be able to demonstrate how their program provided measurable change and impact. Specific outcome reporting will be required of all grant partners.
Application Deadline: April 16, 2018
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