Charter Communications Announces Spectrum Digital Education Grant Recipients As Part Of $1 Million Commitment
STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) today announced winners of its Spectrum Digital Education Grants, a new philanthropic initiative designed to support nonprofit organizations that educate community members on the benefits of broadband and how to use it to improve their lives. These grants totaling approximately $400,000 are part of a $1 million commitment to provide digital education in Charter communities through financial grants. Additionally, Charter is committed to PSAs, workshops and webinars to local nonprofit organizations.
Charter received more than 200 eligible grant applications and awarded Digital Education grants to 17 nonprofit organizations.
Below is a complete list of award winners:
Central Florida Urban League
E2D, Inc. - Eliminate the Digital Divide
Keystone Community Services
LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc.
San Diego Futures Foundation
Shenango Valley Urban League, Inc.
St. Louis Arc
The Oasis Institute
Urban League of Greater Kansas City
Urban League of Rochester, NY, Inc.
Waipahu Community Association
Westcott Community Center
"We couldn't be more pleased with the interest generated and the quality of the submissions received for the Spectrum Digital Education Grant Program," said Rahman Khan, Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility for Charter Communications. "After careful review, we are confident that the selected organizations will help further our mission to provide communities in need with the necessary tools to grow and prosper in the digital age."
Spectrum is committed to improving communities and impacting lives where our customers and employees live, work and play. We do this through our two signature programs, Spectrum Digital Education - focusing on helping families and seniors learn more about digital technology in underrepresented communities, and Spectrum Housing Assist - with the goal of making 25,000 homes safer and healthier by the year 2020.
The latest news, resources and information regarding Charter Communications' philanthropic initiatives and events, can be found at responsibility.spectrum.com.
About Charter Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) is a leading broadband communications company and the second largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including Spectrum TV™ video entertainment programming, Spectrum Internet™ access, and Spectrum Voice™. Spectrum Business® similarly provides scalable, tailored, and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to business organizations, such as business-to-business Internet access, data networking, business telephone, video and music entertainment services, and wireless backhaul. Charter's advertising sales and production services are sold under the Spectrum Reach™ brand. Charter's news and sports networks are operated under the Spectrum Networks brand. More information about Charter can be found at charter.com.