Bosch Distributes Greenville Grants
Nov 20, 2017 03:43PM
By Kathleen Maris
Four grants will fund education programs focused on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), as well as manufacturing and environmental sustainability. The grant funding provides organizations with the resources to offer learning opportunities in real-world applications such as welding, robotics and coding.
The grant recipients will develop comprehensive and practical learning opportunities focused on real-world issues and economic demand.
The Bosch Community Fund awarded grants to the following organizations and programs:
- The Clemson University Foundation’s Launching Autonomous Boats for STEM Education and Conservation program – $25,000
- The Greenville County Schools’ Manufacturing Virtual Simulation Lab – $36,200
- The Greenville Technical College Foundation’s Advanced Manufacturing Honors Program for Greenville County High School Students – $32,000
- The Children’s Museum of the Upstate “Full STEAM Ahead!” program – $42,875
These Greenville-area organizations are committed to offering programs that will have a lasting impact on the community and the world. With local opportunities to develop STEM, manufacturing and environmental sustainability skills, these schools and organizations can help address global challenges such as pollution and environmental preservation.
About the Bosch Community Fund:
The Bosch Community Fund, a U.S.-based foundation established in September 2011, has awarded more than $15.5 million in grants to various 501(c)(3) organizations and educational institutions. The BCF focuses primarily on the enrichment of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and the advancement of environmental sustainability initiatives.
The Bosch Group employs nearly 32,800 associates in more than 100 locations, as of December 31, 2016. In 2016 Bosch generated consolidated sales of $13.7 billion in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. For more information, visit www.boschusa.com, www.bosch.com.mx and www.bosch.ca.