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Гранты от Фонд Motorola Solutions Foundation

 

The Motorola Solutions Foundation has announced its 2021 Grant Program with an aim to partner with organizations that are creating safer cities and thriving communities, and prioritizes underrepresented populations, including people of color and females.

Focus Areas

The grant program has three primary areas of focus:

        Technology and engineering education: Engaging students in innovative, hands-on activities, such as coding, programming, computer science and robotics to prepare the next generation of innovators.

        Public safety education: Providing resources to first responders and the communities they serve and supporting fallen first responders’ families; Investing in key policing initiatives –  specifically, preparing youth for public safety careers, conducting school safety training, supporting mental wellness and providing leadership training for women and people of colour.

        Blended programs: Programs that combine both technology and engineering education and public safety education.

Within each area of focus, the grant program supports underrepresented populations, including persons of colour and females.

PRIORITIES

Overarching Priorities

        Reach people of color, females and other underrepresented populations

        Engage Motorola Solutions employees

        Leverage robust partnerships with other nonprofit organizations and institutions

        Support organizations that exhibit strong financial health

        Support organizations with a proven evaluation process, including quantifiable metrics and outcomes

Technology & Engineering Education

        Engage students in innovative, hands-on technology and engineering activities, such as design, coding and robotics

        Provide vocational skills, scholarships, certifications and workforce placement opportunities in engineering, information technology and data science

        Equip teachers with the skills and training necessary to enhance instruction in technology and engineering

        Prioritize middle school, high school and university programs

First Responder* Programming

*The term First Responders includes: law enforcement personnel, firefighters, EMT, healthcare professionals and veterans.

        Provide leadership development and training opportunities for underrepresented first responders, including females and people of color

        Provide mental wellness and stress management trainings for first responders and their families

        Provide wellness and scholarship support to families of fallen first responders

        Prepare youth and young adults for careers in public safety through outreach, scholarship and educational programs

        Offer safety preparedness and response training to schools, adults, students and first responders

        Lead safety and disaster preparedness trainings for the public

Funding Information

        Grant Request Maximum: $50,000.

Eligibility Criteria

With employees located around the globe, Motorola Solutions seeks to benefit the communities where it operates, and the Motorola Solutions Foundation prioritizes programs in these communities as well. The Foundation also prioritizes giving to universities from which Motorola Solutions recruits.

§  Want to learn more about the programme? Read the mentioned link below:Frequently Asked Questions

§ 2019 U.S. Grant Recipients

§ 2019 International Grant Recipients

Deadline: 1-Feb-21 For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2VsRdK1