NaSPA Education Foundation

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Background: The NaSPA Education Foundation was incorporated in early 2002 to enhance educational opportunities for NaSPA members and the IT community.

Philosophy: The NaSPA Education Foundation is based on a collaborative approach to furthering technical education in the workforce, encouraging professional improvement for both new and experienced technical professionals, and providing general support to the IT community.

Mission: The Education Foundation was incorporated in early 2002 to develop, support, conduct, promote, and enhance educational opportunities and provide a venue for information exchange in the Information Technology industry, including, but not limited to: educators, students and other technical persons.

Objectives:

  • Fund the education, training, and advancement of tomorrow's technical workforce and assist in the retraining and professional development of mid-career professionals.
  • Encourage educational institutions and industry to partner with NaSPA in creating tomorrow's technical workforce.
  • Empower leadership in the IT industry.
  • Provide ongoing research of current and ever-changing educational challenges in the IT industry and customize our scholarships to meet these challenges.

Levels:

  • $50,000 donation – A permanent endowment that gives five $1,000 scholarships or one $5,000 scholarship each year in the name of the company. It includes a photo opportunity presenting a big check to the Foundation, which will appear on the cover of Technical Support Magazine. Includes ad space in Technical Support Magazine and a Thank You benefit dinner. Also includes a seat on the Foundation Board of Directors.
  • $20,000 donation – A permanent endowment that gives two $1,000 scholarships each year in the name of the company. It includes a photo opportunity presenting a big check to the Foundation, which will appear on the cover of Technical Support Magazine. The permanency of the endowment is perpetual good PR.
  • $10,000 donation – A permanent endowment that gives one $1,000 scholarship each year in the name of the company. It includes a photo opportunity presenting a big check to the Foundation, which will appear on the cover of Technical Support Magazine. The permanency of the endowment is perpetual good PR.
  • $5,000 donation – A photo opportunity presenting a big check to the Foundation, which will appear on the cover of Technical Support Magazine. The money funds five $1,000 scholarships.
  • $1,000 donation – A one-time scholarship in the name of the company.

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