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First set of grants to select nonprofits will improve education and training to close the technology skills gap
BOSTON, May 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ:CARB) a global leader in data protection, announced that the Carbonite Charitable Fund awarded grants to six U.S. organizations to enhance educational programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Carbonite’s initial investments will help bolster the grantees’ STEM programs and further the Carbonite Charitable Fund’s mission to equip students with the skills needed to excel in technology careers.
“Our vision for the Carbonite Charitable Fund is to help open new doors in STEM education and ensure the next generation excels in technology careers,” said Mohamad Ali, President and CEO of Carbonite. “The nonprofits we’ve invested in are pioneering new models for education and training to help close the technology skills gap, and we’re honored to do our part in creating better outcomes for students today.”
The Carbonite Charitable Fund’s grants will provide support for each organization’s general operations. The recipients include:
The Carbonite Charitable Fund is a donor advised fund housed at The Boston Foundation, Greater Boston’s Community Foundation. The Fund’s mission is to support charitable organizations committed to creating educational opportunities for students from all backgrounds. To learn more and inquire about the Carbonite Charitable Fund please contact CarboniteFund@Carbonite.com.
Carbonite provides a robust Data Protection Platform for businesses, including backup, disaster recovery, high availability and workload migration technology. The Carbonite Data Protection Platform supports businesses in locations around the world with secure global cloud infrastructure. To learn more visit www.Carbonite.com.
Caitlin O’Malley, Carbonite
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