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HII Newport News Shipbuilding Starts Grant Program for Virginia Community Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 21, 2018 — A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) division has launched a program that aims to fund nonprofit organizations focused on community initiatives that support the Hampton Roads region in Virginia, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday Newport News Shipbuilding‘s new philanthropic effort called the One …

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Booz Allen’s New Public Charity to Promote Community Resilience Via Technology

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2018 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has created a new charitable institution committed to encourage stakeholders to solve social challenges and reinforce community resilience through innovation and technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The firm gave an initial $5 million pledge to back Booz Allen Foundation’s …

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Boeing Commits to $300M Investment for Employee & Charitable Programs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 22, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has pledged a new $300 million investment in several initiatives for workforce development and charitable programs related to veterans, military personnel, education and local communities, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the move aims to facilitate innovation and growth …

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Northrop Grumman Provides Support for Naval Academy STEM, Cyber Programs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2017 — Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) philanthropic arm has placed an investment to support cybersecurity, science, technology, engineering and math programs at the U.S. Naval Academy, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday Northrop Grumman Foundation’s gift serves to fund efforts such as the Cybersecurity Capstone Project …

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CenturyLink’s Erich Sanchack to Lead ‘Heart Walk’ as Chair on Nov. 4

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 23, 2017 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) Senior Vice President Erich Sanchack, this year’s chairperson for the American Heart Association’s Greater Washington Region Heart Walk, has said the activity aims to engage all community members to promote a healthy lifestyle through education and awareness about health issues. ExecutiveBiz …

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Boeing Provides Gift to Support Future B-29 ‘Doc’ Hangar; Leanne Caret Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 2, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has partnered with nonprofit organization Doc’s Friends to help build an interactive hangar and education facility for a company-manufactured B-29 Superfortress bomber aircraft dubbed “Doc,” GovCon Executive reported Sept. 25. Doc’s Friends said Sept. 23 Boeing has granted a gift to support the $6.5 …

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Salesforce Pledges $50M, Volunteer Hours & Free Software for K-12 Computer Science Education

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 28, 2017 — Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) has committed one million volunteer hours and $50 million in investment to support computer science education at public K-12 schools in the U.S. over five years, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday its philanthropic arm Salesforce.org will also provide free software subscriptions …

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Roger Krone: Leidos Partners With Nonprofits, Gov’t to Drive Community Efforts Amid Opioid Crisis

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 23, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) CEO Roger Krone has said the company is working with nonprofit organizations such as the Chris Atwood Foundation and government units such as the Drug Enforcement Agency in efforts to address the issue of opioid drug abuse, GovCon Executive reported Monday. Krone, an inductee …

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IBM Selects 5 Recipients of Free Consulting Services Under Smarter Cities Challenge

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 24, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) will provide free consulting services on public safety, immigration, economic development and affordable housing to five municipalities around the world in efforts to advance the Smarter Cities Challenge program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it awarded the consultative engagement grants to San Jose in …

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Leidos CEO Roger Krone, Spouse Make Naming Gift for Georgia Tech Engineered Biosystems Building

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 30, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) CEO Roger Krone and his wife Helen have made a naming gift for a building at the Georgia Institute of Technology that houses the university’s biomedicine and bioscience research, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. Georgia Tech said Monday the Roger A. and Helen B. Krone …

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