We are thrilled to announce the Kramden is one of the nonprofit organizations that Charter Communications chose to receive the Spectrum Digital Education Grant. The funding will be used to offer 6 rounds of our digital literacy classes to senior citizens in Orange, Wake, and Durham counties in 2018.
To learn more about the Spectrum DIgital Education Grant, check out the press release from Charter below.
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:
- Austin Free-Net
- Central Florida Urban League
- Connected Nation
- E2D, Inc. – Eliminate the Digital Divide
- Keystone Community Services
- Kramden Institute
- LA’s BEST
- 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.
Eric has been part of the Kramden team since 2013 and currently serves as the Director of Development and Marketing.